What: We will be camping/staying in cabins at McCormick's Creek State Park for the nights of Sunday June 4th and Monday June 5th. We will be hanging out around the park on the day of the 6th as well. There is an impressive waterfall and small cave we will be exploring during the trip. Expect lots of nature play, hiking, games, campfires, a night hike, and bonding time for kids and parents.
How much: The cost of camping is $36 for the two nights, please get amount to Sybilla sometime in March or April. There will be a 7$ fee to get into the park if you don't own a pass. Cabins are 65$ a night. We will be doing two shared campfire breakfast and two shared dinners we will discuss how to split up the cost of this and what's on the menu closer to the date.
TENT CAMPING: Six camping spots (190-196) have been reserved in the primitive campground (tents only). These are all spoken for. If you wish to join us please reserve your own spot.
Tent campers RSVP by 3-15-23 to 765-227-8582 and pay $36 by the end of April.
RV,CAMPER,CABIN: If you would like to rent a cabin or use your camper/rv grab a spot on your own. Please RSVP by the end of April so we can plan for shared meals.
STAY FOR ONLY ONE NIGHT: You can come and join for just part of the trip and stay one night. Reserve the spot of your choosing at anytime. Some of us will be on the primitive tent sites 190-193. Please RSVP by the end of April so we can plan for shared meals.
JOIN FOR ONE DAY: Come on down Sunday or Monday and join us for the cave or waterfall exploration and dinner. Please RSVP by the end of April so we can plan for shared meals.
HERE''S THE EMAIL I GOT WHEN RESERVING THE CAMPSPOTS. I PUT THE INTERESTING PARTS IN BOLD. SOMETHING TO NOTE IS THAT THEY DO NOT ALLOW CAMPING HAMMOCKS OR CLOTHES LINES ETC TO BE TIED TO TREES AT THIS PARK.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
THE POOL IS OPEN SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH LABOR DAY. WEEKDAY HOURS VARY AND IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU CONTACT THE PROPERTY DIRECTLY FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
FOR CARS, TRUCKS AND CAMPERS, ENTRANCE FEE IS $7 PER VEHICLE FOR IN-STATE PLATES AND $9 PER VEHICLE FOR OUT-OF-STATE PLATES, SEVEN DAYS A WEEK, INCLUDING HOLIDAYS. FOR PEDESTRIANS, BICYCLES, BUSES AND PASSENGER VANS, ENTRANCE FEE IS $2 PER PERSON. WHEN STAYING OVERNIGHT, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY THE ENTRANCE FEE THE FIRST TIME YOU ENTER AND YOUR RECEIPT WILL SERVE AS YOUR IN/OUT PASS THE REMAINDER OF YOUR STAY. IN-STATE ANNUAL ENTRANCE PERMITS (AEPs) ARE $50. OUT-OF-STATE ANNUAL ENTRANCE PERMITS ARE $70. GOLDEN HOOSIER PERMITS ARE $25.
AMPLIFIERS, PA SYSTEMS, PORTABLE HEATING OR A/C UNITS ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED; FIREARMS, CO2 GUNS, SPEAR GUNS, BOW & ARROWS, CROSSBOWS AND ANY OTHER MECHANICAL DEVICE WHICH CAN CAUSE DEATH OR INJURY TO ANIMALS OR PEOPLE OR CAUSE DAMAGE TO PROPERTY MAY NOT BE USED.
LEASING OR SUB-LEASING OF FACILITIES IS PROHIBITED.
SIGNS, DECORATIONS, ETC. ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BE AFFIXED TO ANY TREE, POST, SIGN AND/OR PROPERTY STRUCTURE.
PETS MUST BE KEPT ON A LEASH OF 6 FT. OR LESS AND ATTENDED TO AT ALL TIMES.
FROM THE NORTH: I-70 OR SR 67 S. TO U.S. 231, S. TO SPENCER, INDIANA. AT INTERSECTION OF U.S. 231 & SR 46, TAKE SR 46 E. ABOUT 2 MILES TO ENTRANCE. FROM THE SOUTH: SR 37 N. TO SR 46 W., ABOUT 7 MILES W. OF ELLETTSVILLE TO THE ENTRANCE. FROM THE EAST: SR 46 W. THROUGH ELLETTSVILLE, ABOUT 7 MILES TO ENTRANCE. FROM THE WEST: SR 46 E. THROUGH SPENCER AND CONTINUING ON SR 46 TO THE ENTRANCE.
Campground: Apr 4 2012 - Dec 31 2050 : INDIANA DNR FIREWOOD RULE: Effective March 17, 2012, a new firewood rule has been implemented on all DNR properties in order to help manage and conserve our forest resources. ONLY the following types of firewood may be used on DNR properties:
Kiln-dried scrap lumber.
From your home or other location in Indiana and has the bark removed. (Ideally, ½ inch of sapwood beneath the bark will also be removed.)
Purchased from a department store, grocery store, gas station, etc. and bears a USDA compliance stamp.
Purchased from a local firewood vendor outside the property and has a state compliance stamp with it.
Purchased from the property campstore or on-site firewood vendor and has a state compliance stamp.
Check out more information at: www.firewood.dnr.in.gov
FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THIS RULE MAY RESULT IN A CITATION AND FINE OF UP TO $500!
Site: Jan 2 2011 - Dec 31 2050 : For camping, check-in and check-out time is 2pm, except Sundays and holidays when check-in and check-out time is 5pm, local time.PoIiCIES
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CHECK IN / CHECK OUT TIMES
Check in / out time for camping is 2pm Mon - Sat, and 5pm on Sundays and designated summer holidays. Check in time for family cabins is 4pm, check out time is 11am. Check in time for group camps is 3pm, check out time is 12pm. Check in time for shelters and recreation buildings can vary, however, typically these facilities are available by 7am and must be vacated by 11pm on the same day. Check in time for rent-a-camp cabins is 3pm and check out time is 12pm.
If a campsite reservation is cancelled 8 or more days prior to arrival, a $10 fee will be charged (per reservation cancelled.)
If a reservation is cancelled between 1 and 7 days prior to arrival, the first night stay will be charged as a fee (per reservation that is cancelled.)
If a reservation is cancelled on / after day of arrival, the customer will forfeit the entire reservation fee. Partial cancellations on reservations are not allowed
If reservation is cancelled 31 days or more prior to date of arrival, a fee of $25 will be charged (per reservation that is cancelled).
If reservation is cancelled between 1-30 days prior to the date of arrival, a one night fee will be assessed (per reservation that is cancelled).
If a reservation is cancelled on / after day of arrival, the customer will forfeit the entire reservation fee. Partial cancellations on reservations are not allowed.
If a reservation is cancelled 91 days or more, prior to the date of arrival, the cancellation fee will be 25% of the rental fees (per reservation that is cancelled).
If a reservation is cancelled between 1-90 days prior to the date of arrival, the cancellation fee will be 50% of the rental fees (per reservation that is cancelled).
If a reservation is cancelled on or after the day of arrival, the cancellation fee will be 100% of the rental fees.
Partial cancellations are not allowed. The entire reservation must be cancelled.
Shelters and Recreation Buildings
If the reservation is cancelled 15 days or more prior to the date of arrival, the cancellation fee is 50% of the initial rental fee (per reservation that is cancelled).
If the reservation is cancelled 14 days or less prior to the date of arrival, the cancellation fee is 100% of the initial rental fee (per reservation that is cancelled).
If a reservation is cancelled on or after the day of arrival, the customer will forfeit the entire reservation fee.
Partial cancellations are not allowed. The entire reservation must be cancelled.
ENTRANCE FEES & PERMITS
For cars, trucks and campers, the entrance fee for most properties is $7 per vehicle for in-state plates and $9 per vehicle for out-of-state plates, seven days a week including holidays. For Prophetstown, the in-state vehicle entrance fee is $8 and out-of-state is $10 per vehicle. For Indiana Dunes, the in-state vehicle entrance fee is $7 and out-of-state is $12 per vehicle. For pedestrians, bicycles, buses and passenger vans, the entrance fee is $2 per person. When staying overnight, you will be required to pay the entrance fee the first time you enter and your receipt will serve as your in/out pass the remainder of your stay. In-state annual entrance permits (AEPs) are $50. Out-of-state annual entrance permits are $70. Golden Hoosier permits are $25. The permits are available for purchase at the property and allow a customer access to any DNR property for the specified calendar year. For more information on restrictions and eligibility, visit www.dnr.in.gov
The following types of firewood may be brought to DNR properties: Kiln-dried scrap construction lumber; Firewood of any tree species from Indiana with all bark removed; Firewood with a USDA (federal) or State of IN compliance label(usually sold at a department store, gas station, grocery store, by a local vendor near the park, or at the camp store on the property). Firewood cannot be brought from other states unless it contains a USDA (federal) compliance label. Find answers to your questions about the policy at firewood.dnr.IN.gov