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White River Campground


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  1. Canoe Launch
  2. Fishing
  3. Hiking Trails
  4. Large Group Facilities
  5. Laundry Facilities
  6. Locker Room
  7. Picnic Shelters
  8. Picnic Tables
  9. Playground
  10. Restrooms
  11. River Views
  12. RV Hookup
For reservations and more information call 317-770-4430.

Located on the west bank of a picturesque stretch of the White River, the White River Campground offers the perfect spot to spend a getaway weekend in Hamilton County. Explore 26 acres of beautiful terrain by foot or by river, enjoy the wildlife and have fun with friends and family close to home. The campground has 106 modern and primitive campsites with quiet spots for fishing, boating and relaxation.

Our 2021 camping season is from April 15th - October 31st.

Office Hours:  Monday - Saturday: 9 AM - 8 PM, Sunday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Check-in: 2 - 9 PM
Check-out: 12 PM

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Campground History

View the White River Campground history page for more information.

Camping Fees

Full RV Hookup

In County
Out of County
Daily $25 $30
Weekly $130 $150

Electric & Water

Rates In County
Out of County
Daily $20 $25
Weekly $120 $130


Rates In County
Out of County
Daily $15 $20
Weekly $100 $120

Other Fees

Feature In County
Out of County
Recreation Room
$60 $80
Shelter House
$60 $80
Boat Launch
$3 $5
Dump Station
$5 $8

***NO REFUNDS and tax is not included in above pricing.

Rental Facilities

The White River Campground offers a 55-foot by 35-foot picnic shelter for rent to large groups and events. The shelter provides grills, picnic tables and trash disposal for your convenience. The shelter holds approximately 50 people. Call 317-770-4430 to reserve.

Recreation Room

This indoor facility is ideal for small reunions and gatherings. The facility holds approximately 50 people. Facilities include tables, chairs and a kitchen area with stove, oven, microwave, and sink.

Call 317-770-4430

Canoe and Kayak Trips

For White River Campground Guests - No need to leave the campground!

Our friends at the White River Canoe Company will pick you up at the shelter across from the Campground Office and transport the guests to the Lafayette Trace launch for a 6.5 mile paddle back to the Campground.  You will finish at the ramp at the south end of the Campground. 

Estimated trip time including transport is 2- 3 hrs.
Pick Up Times:  Daily at approximately 9:30 am, 10:30 am, 11:30 am
Reservations:  Required – cut off is 4 pm EST the day before desired Pick Up time
To Book a Trip: Go to and Select the “Lafayette Trace to White River Campground- Campers Trip” – click the Book Now button


Canoes $55
Single Kayaks $30
Tandem Kayaks $65
Private Canoes/Kayaks Transported $25
  •  Canoes are 2-person, and can accommodate a 3rd person subject to current weather & water conditions (WRCC discretion)
  • Children under 10 years of age are free with 2 paying canoe paddlers

FAQs / Rules & Recommendations
**No Glass Allowed on the River**

For more questions on how to book your adventure during your stay at the White River Campground you can call or text the White River Canoe Company at 317-867-4233 or email them at