Local Area Attractions Near Crawfordsville KOA Journey
Covered Bridges, Parke County
Clements Canoe Trips
Enjoy Sugar Creek by canoe. Adventures designed for everyone in mind from whitewater, scenic canoe trips, and overnight trips to tubing. Come play in the sun and water. For more information, see Clement Canoe Trips online.
Old Jail Museum
A jail until it closed in 1973; the museum was opened in 1975 and is operated by the Montgomery County Cultural Foundation. The museum exhibits items related to the history, culture and art of Montgomery County as well as artifacts from the jail itself. For more information, visit: http://www.rotaryjailmuseum.org/
For more information see: www.wolfpark.org 765-567-2265
Turkey Run State Park
Hiking, trails, canoeing, horseback riding
Canoe trips - www.clementscanoes.com 765-362-2781
Strawberry Festival - Local Festivals
This annual celebration takes place the second weekend in June; activities include a talent contest, live entertainment, food vendors, antique cars, classic farm equipment and craft booths. For more information, visit the Stawberry Festival online.
Ben Hur Museum
Located in the private study of Major General Lew Wallace, author of Ben-Hur, the museum contains items collected by Wallace during his life as an author, soldier, statesman, artist, violinist, and inventor. See Ben Hur Museum online for more information.
Lane Place (historical home)
Visit the historical home of Henry S. Lane, U.S. Representative, Senator and prominent figure in the early Republican Party. See the Lane Place online for more information.
There are several golf courses in the area including Crawfordsville Municipal Golf Course, Crawfordsville Country Club, Rocky Ridge Golf Course, and Turkey Run Golf Club. There are plenty of opportunities for a round or two.
Linden Railroad Museum
The Linden Railroad Museum is adjacent to the present-day Indianapolis-Chicago mainline of the CSX Railroad (formerly the Monon) and the abandoned and removed Norfolk Southern Railroad (formerly the Nickel Plate).
The museum features a collection of material mainly from the two railroads it once served: Monon and Nickel Plate.lindendepot.com
Indianapolis 500 Speedway & Speedway Museum
Racing and Car Museum! :) 45 minutes from Campground
Local plays http://www.sugarcreekplayers.org/season/index.html
Ropkey Armor Museum
The Cat's Meow, Cabbages & Kings Antique Mall, The Fireside Antique Mall, LaRose on Main Street Antiques
Sugar Creek Bike Trail
The Sugar Creek Trail is a 4.5 mile trail located in Crawfordsville's scenic west-side. The trail makes use of the historic Big-Four rail corridor, with the western destination being Sugar Creek. This is a great place for walking, jogging, bicycling, roller-blades, cross country skiing, and enjoying nature.