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  • Earl Park Town Park, IN

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    Earl Park is the name of a small community in western Indiana and its park is Earl Park Town Park - a tad confusing. An interesting little park, obviously well-used for day-use purposes by the locals, it does provide a number of camping sites, most with 20A hookups. Sites are not numbered, but are marked off on the grass with white lines.

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    Arriving on a Sunday afternoon, we had no problem finding a spot. We opted for the shade of a large tree, since the temperature was in the upper 80's.

    Date of visit: Sep 2013

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    Other campers seemed to have the same desire for shade.

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    Most sites are close to a ballfield -the sites above are along the left-field line, while here are some sites arrayed around the outfield fence. You might lose a windshield here.

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    But you'd have a great view of a game, such as this one that was being played when we arrived.

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    The bathhouse is nothing to write home about - pretty basic, but surpisingly it does offer free hot showers.

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    There are lots of recreational opportunities at the park, including this large playground area.

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    Nearby are more traditional play things, such as a jungle gym and swings.

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    There is a tennis court and a separate basketball court; both are lighted.

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    From western Ohio on across Indiana, we've seen lots of wind turbines. Right beside the Town Park was a group of at least 40 towers.


    30 or so sites with 20A hookups - $15, Dry-camping - $8

    Hot showers, RV dump station