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just drove through. beautiful park and super clean grounds.

beautiful area, clean. just drove through, great place for kids and family to camp and swim, play... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
Dee R
Lovely park, beautiful lake

Another great Indiana State Park in southern Indiana, just east of Scottsburg. This may be the... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2019
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed July 5, 2019

I recently took my children to Hardy Lake for a 3 night camping trip. We had reservations for Saturday through Tuesday. We had never been to Hardy Lake before and my first impression was that it was a great little campground and lake. We camped...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank bhubacher
HardyMgmt, Manager at Hardy Lake State Park, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2019

We are sorry that you did not have a pleasant stay at Hardy Lake. Our goal is for everyone to enjoy their visit. We realize the primitive, $12 per night, campground where you were staying can be a little cramped, especially near a holiday or...More

Reviewed June 28, 2019

Another great Indiana State Park in southern Indiana, just east of Scottsburg. This may be the newest one at three years old. The DNR is still making improvements and updating services but the lake is the big attraction. We camped in a pop-up and there...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Are there any sites right on the water? We plan on bringing a paddle boat, but we have never been to hardy lake. Thanks!

Date of experience: May 2019
8  Thank Ashley M
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

We live close to the park. We take the grandkids to the beach. It's a very clean park great for some boating.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Calvin M
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Hardy Lake provides a GREAT stop for camping and fishing. The DNR keeps the camp grounds in great clean shape. The campsites, especially the ones with electric have more room in each site than most we have stayed out. And as far as fishing, it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank jamest0653
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Great park that’s minutes from town. There’s lots of trails to walk and hike, a beach area, nice campground, and lots of boating activity. Always a fun time.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Scott R
Reviewed March 25, 2018

Hardy lake has a sandy beach with a huge lake. There's a spot where you can swim. You can rent boats to enjoy yourself out on the water. There is a playground and a fishing dock. There are locker rooms and showers available after you...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank kellycaudle
Reviewed November 10, 2017

beautiful area, clean. just drove through, great place for kids and family to camp and swim, play on beach

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Dee R
Reviewed May 25, 2017

This is a nice state park with a lot to offer, they have a breakfast once a month put on by the friends of Hardy Lake that supports the parks Raptor Recovery Program. Have been there for releases and it leaves such a good feeling...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank _bananajan9
Reviewed May 12, 2017

My family and I used to go here and camp, boat, and hike all the time. It's a very family friendly park, with a park area, and plenty of wash houses and restrooms nearby. The lake is always gorgeous. I highly recommend visiting!

Date of experience: May 2017
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July 1, 2019|
Response from HardyMgmt | Property representative |
Both shelters have water within a few feet. The south shelter has water the closest. In the shelter house area there is a slide and swingset. Just over the hill, probably 500 yards away, is our beach area and it has a... More
June 20, 2019|
Response from HardyMgmt | Property representative |
You must be 18 to reserve a site. Tents are welcome in both primitive and electric hookup sites. Primitive camping as no electric at sites and pit toilets. Electric sites have electric available at each site, bath houses... More
Edward A
April 12, 2019|
Response from HardyMgmt | Property representative |
The electric campground is $30 per night.