Hardy Lake State Recreation Area

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Address: /td> 4171 EAST HARROD ROAD Scottsburg, IN 47170
Phone Number: (812) 794-3800
Website: Hardy Lake State Rec Area
Latitude   38.77394    
Longitude   -85.69912    
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Site Quantity: 168 Pad Type:
Price: $20 to $30 Quality:
Electric 50 Amp Water Sewer
Big Rig Access Tents Allowed Pull-thrus Group Area
Handicap Access Waterfront Access Telephone Cable TV
A green check-mark signifies service is available
Store Laundry Pool Hot Tub
Pet Friendly 55+ Park Game Room Playground
Cabins Dump Station LP Gas Wi-Fi
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Hardy Lake State Rec Area Details

Hardy Lake State Recreation Area is a 745-acre reservoir formed from the dammed waters of Quick Creek, a tributary to the Muscatatuck River. Located in southeastern Indiana, Hardy Lake and its associated Hardy Lake State Recreation Area comprises a 1,700-acre complex that is quite diverse in avian habitat. Wetlands, ponds, and mudflats augment the reservoir in providing habitat for waterbirds, while conifers, deciduous woodlands, brush, and grasslands provide upland environments for songbirds.

Hardy Lake has a 740 acre lake with great fishing and it allows water skiing. It has hiking trails, beach, picnic area, and 2 campgrounds. Hunting is allowed during normal hunting seasons which include deer and wild turkey hunting. Both campgrounds are open year round with electric available at each site in Shale Bluff Campground.

  • 168 sites, 0 PullThru's, 15' wide, 40' long, 30 amps

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Directions to Hardy Lake State Rec Area

From the North or South

  • Take I-65 into Scott County in southeastern Indiana.
  • Exit east onto SR 256 (exit #33) in the northwestern part of the county.
  • Continue east to SR 203, some 5.3 miles east of the town of Austin.
  • Instead of turning right (south) onto SR 203, turn left (north) onto Hardy Lake Road.
  • Drive for 3.8 miles to the main entrance of Hardy Lake State Reservoir.

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