Horseshoe Lakes

12962 S. 225 W.
Clinton, IN 47842

Ranger Station: (765) 832-2487

Address above is not to be used for mail delivery to members.
Please have mail sent to:
General Delivery, Blanford, IN 47831.

Nestled in a beautiful setting of spring-fed lakes and wooded landscapes, this 290- acre preserve offers recreational activities for every member of your family. There are 11 lakes in all, including a horseshoe-shaped lake for which the preserve is named. Ten of these lakes offer excellent fishing, while the 11th is rather shallow with a base of rock and sand.


Campsites: 118 full hookups, 9 power and water only, 10 30/50-amp hookups.

Member Amenities

Ballfield, basketball court, family center, fishing lakes, hiking trails, horseshoe pits, laundry facilities, mini-golf, picnic area, shuffleboard, swimming pool, tennis courts, volleyball court, Wi-Fi access.

Points of Interest

  • Home of WWII correspondent Ernie Pyle, 8 miles
  • Ernie Pyle Memorial Rest Park, 10 miles
  • Covered Bridge Capital of the World in Parke County, 12 miles
  • Mule Ridge Recreational Park, 13 miles
  • Billie Creek Village in Rockville, 20 miles
  • Rockome Garden, Amish community in Arcola, Illinois, 60 miles
  • Turtle Creek Reservoir, 70 miles
  • Mule Ridge ATV/Dirt Bike, park discount, 15 miles


GPS Coordinates: N 39° 41' 49.91" W 87° 30' 36.21"; elevation is 614 feet.

From the east: Take I-70 west to Hwy. 41. Turn right and travel north on Hwy. 63. Continue north for about 12 miles to the intersection of Hwys. 163 and 63. Turn onto Hwy. 163 and travel west about four miles to Blanford and Hwy. 71. Turn right (traveling north) for two miles. Turn right at the preserve sign (just before St. Bernice) and go 1/4 mile. The preserve is 1/4 mile on the left.

From the north: Travel south on Hwy. 63 to Hwy. 36. Turn right on Hwy. 36, traveling west for about six miles. At the intersection of Hwys. 36 and 71, turn on Hwy. 71 and travel south for about eight miles through the town of St. Bernice, until you see the preserve sign (just out of St. Bernice). Turn and go 1/4 mile. The preserve will be on your left.