Richmond KOA Local Attractions

Your Base Camp for Adventure!

Local Area Attractions Near Richmond KOA

We are just 2 hours in any direction of many area attractions. Use our campground as a basecamp to explore the local area!

Cardinal Greenways
Cardinal Greenways

Cardinal Greenways is a private, not-for-profit organization that encompasses the Cardinal Greenway, White River Greenway, Historic Wysor Street Depot and Cardinal Equestrian Trail.The Cardinal Greenway is the longest rail-trail in Indiana and spans 62 miles from Marion through Muncie to Richmond in East Central Indiana, with a road section from Gaston to Jonesboro that is approximately an additional 15 miles.
Closest entrance:  2225 Union Pike, Richmond, 47374

2225 Union Pike

Richmond, IN 47374

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Fountain Acres
Fountain Acres

Amish store featuring baked goods, bulk foods,candies,deli, farm fresh produce, flowers, log furniture and more.

1140 Whitewater Rd

Fountain City, IN 47341

Our Historic District
Our Historic District

Looking for a fantastic day in Richmond? Then look to the Historic Richmond Depot District! A vibrant neighborhood with a funky but chic area of shops, boutiques, cozy locally owned restaurants and entertainment venues. This neighborhood was first settled by members of the Society of Friends, later by free blacks and German immigrants. Visit Richmond's Historic District online.

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Levi Coffin House
Levi Coffin House

Underground RR Station for fleeing slaves of pre-Civil War days, this registered National Historic Landmark is a Federal style brick home built in 1839. The "History Channel" listed this landmark as one of the top 25 most historic sites in the U.S. Season: June 1 to August 31 - open Tuesday through Saturday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. September 1 to October 31 - Saturdays only, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Whitewater Valley Railroad
Whitewater Valley Railroad

This scenic railroad built on the towpath of the earlier Whitewater Valley Canal offers a 16-mile, 1 1/2 hour (one way) journey from Connersville to Metamora. Open Saturday and Sunday (rain or shine) from first Saturday in May until last Sunday in October. Visit Whitewater Valley Railroad online for more information.

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Local Area Recreation Near Richmond KOA

Thistelthwaite Falls

Thistelthwaite Falls

Voted as one of the top waterfalls in the state of Indiana by Indiana Office of Tourism Development. In the early 1800's, Timothy Thistlethwaite blasted a new channel in the West Fork of the Whitewater River to direct the water over this rock formation and provide more waterpower to his nearby sawmill. The falls is an excellent sight to SEARCH FOR ANCIENT FOSSILS among the rock formations along the river. This beautiful waterfall is located just south of Waterfall Road near Springwood Park and is a short hike.

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World Class Rose Gardens

World Class Rose Gardens

For years Richmond was known as the Rose City.

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Cardinal Greenways

Cardinal Greenways

Cardinal Greenways is a private, not-for-profit organization that encompasses the Cardinal Greenway, White River Greenway, Historic Wysor Street Depot and Cardinal Equestrian Trail.The Cardinal Greenway is the longest rail-trail in Indiana and spans 62 miles from Marion through Muncie to Richmond in East Central Indiana, with a road section from Gaston to Jonesboro that is approximately an additional 15 miles.

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Whitewater Valley Fossil Hunt

Whitewater Valley Fossil Hunt

Long before woolly mammoths roamed the frozen plains, long before dinosaurs existed, Indiana was covered by a shallow sea teaming with life. The fossils found in the Whitewater Valley give us some idea of what life was like in Indiana 445 million years ago.

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Highland Lake Golf Course

Highland Lake Golf Course

Highland Lake Golf Course is an eighteen hole championship golf course with large greens kept fast and beautiful. Our course in Richmond, Indiana features 6,981 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 71.5 and it has a slope rating of 118 on Bluegrass. Designed by John Budzale, the Highland Lake golf course opened in 1972.

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