Campground has changed since our last visit. WiFi has been installed but is scetchy at times. The biggest complaint is the removal of trash cans. There is no dumpster. Trash must be taken to the base central trash facility witch is 0.2 miles up the road. Very inconvenient. I’ve never been to a campground that didn’t have a dumpster or trash receptacle. If in this area again I would stay but just as a stopover.
Stayed here in April 2018. The host, Betsy, was very nice and informative once you get her to talk. The campground is very nice, however there are always improvements that can be made. There are a lot of full timers here, some with storage sheds on their lots that make it look more like a trailer park than a campground. Alot of the full timers have underpinning around their trailers making them more permanent and unattractive. There are also a lot of older units that are not registered or have current license plates. The facilities are great for walking your pets. A couple of trails (not clearly marked) make for a good walk in the woods. The laundry, and restroom facilities are clean and reasonable. There is a small PX on post along with an All Ranks Club that serves food and drink. A shooting range is also nearby. With some additional cleanup of the campground, this could be a hidden jewel. We will return here again.
The park itself is good. The sites are gravel, level and spacious. It is close to the pool once it opens and there is a small lake to walk the dogs around and fish and release. The bad is there are several old and what appears to be permanent mobile homes in the park with junk all over and storage sheds setup at their sites making it look very trailer trashy. Like many other RV parks, I wish people would be more responsible for their dogs and clean up their poop. Please, for God sake... clean up after your dog! For the price of the camp ground, the security, and fairly close location to Indianapolis makes it the most affordable and viable option for any ID card holder wanting to explore the area.
Stayed for a month. CG is clean and well maintained. Prisoners from DOC on base do general cleaning in park. Many permanent residents. Sites are large on gravel but level. Bathhouse clean. Best part of CG is free firewood. We had a FHU site with 50 amp. Base is located between Franklin and colombus, IN. Cities are about 8-10 miles from CG. No commissary although there is a commissary in Indianapolis which is about a 45 min drive. Camp host recently passed and his wife has assumed host duties. Cable TV is provided. This would be the perfect CG if wifi was available. Surrounding lakes provide good fishing and kayaking.
Getting here was no problem. Just follow the instructions on this web page. Once through the gate, bear right, but make a wide swing as you will go around a curve which is no problem, go through what they call a tunnel but its a very tall structure used for inspections, but not in use at present time. Make a left at the first intersection on Headquarters Rd, go to the second building on the right which is the base housing office. Turn right and good luck parking with your rig in tow, but, really shouldn't be any problem. The office closes at 1600. The office staff was very efficient and friendly as well as helpful. The camp sites are level with compacted gravel as well as wide, the sites have full hook-ups with cable. Each site has a picnic table. Wood is provided for the fire pit. I'm giving this campground a 5 star, although it is gravel. The restrooms and the family room were very clean and inviting. There is a play area for kids (or grandkids) and a couple covered picnic areas with picnic tables. The PX is almost NON-existent, but has the basics. The post office is next to the PX with a drop box outside. An area not far from the campground is recycling. There are 22 homesteaders in the park. There seems to be enough sites for us folks coming off the road. This campground is well worth a visit while your going north or south.
Neat & Clean all around. Very friendly & helpful hosts. FHU Price includes cable TV. Wi-Fi is not free -- costs around $10 a day or $20 a week, but is "hit and miss". I asked for another Wi-Fi location and was directed to "The House", an all ranks club very near the campground, but they also used the same Wi-Fi company. About a block down the road from The House, next to the Chapel, is a very nice USO that has free Wi-Fi and a number of computers to use free movies, games, food, etc.
D.B. left this review using the Directory software: - Stayed overnight 05/10/2013. Found camp to be clean and friendly. Showers were hot and clean!! Did notice several TT's with enclosures around bottom that indicates staying permanence. Will use again on our trips to Michigan and return.
It was a very nice campground, friendly staff, free firewood and ice. Full hook-ups at each site to include cable TV. There is a nice hiking trail starting near the campsite. The campground seemed to be about 50% long term residents and is very well maintained. There are washers and dryers for 1 dollar per each load. There are two shower facilities and bathrooms, the lower shower is ok while the upper shower house has excellent water pressure! The base has a nearby dinning facility and a small PX, post office and Subway about 1 mile from campsites. Camp Atterbury is also host to a correctional facility. The base has a nice static display of vehicles but must be accessed from outside the main gate. The campground seemed to be about 50% long term residents and is very well maintained with a nearby pool.
Very nice campground. A bit far from Indianapolis but we had business in Greenwood. Nancy and her staff keep a nice campground! The laundry was nice and well keep and reasonable. Did not use the bathhouse so I can't comment. We had a nice time and for the price we would go back. Thanks Nancy!!
The camp host and her 3 asst. host do a great job on keeping this camp clean and safe. The pool is across the street from the camp entrance, the all ranks club is at the next block, and the library is in that parking lot. Across the street will be the chapel and gym. The USO or Post day room is a short walk from the chapel. The PX is the only long walk we found (15 min.) from camp. Across from the PX was a Subway. The PX is actually a shoppette so it is limited on what it carries. We did not tow as this was a short trip from home, less then 200 mile, so we walked to everything. There is a nice nature trail behind the camp and a jogging track and a wooded fitness trail (PAR COURSE) near the PX. Be advised that most places do not have public restrooms there are porta potties along major streets and in parking lots. We had a great week with Nancy and her team and even got some help and advice on some problems we were having with the MH. NANCY! we will be back.
The hosts were awesome! The new shower/laundry/rec room is excellent. The layout of the CG is good and sites are level, and utilities well placed. The kids had fun at the free pool (just outside the CG gate), and this was a great stay for the few nights we needed to catch our breath and catch up on "housekeeping." Loved the pot-luck BBQ, and free fire wood. Would definitely stay again.
Very nice campground. Hostess was very pleasant. They do not accept Golden Age so value was not as good. PX on base, but they do not stock items such as bread, milk, but have plenty of beer and liquor. Pool was very crowded (I am alone so didn't matter to me). Gravel pads and easy pull throughs and back ins. Lot of seasonal campers.
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