The Wabash and Erie Canal - Camping Options | Delphi, Indiana

Camping & RV Park

Come Stay With Us!

Camping for 5th Wheel RVs, all RV classes, pickups, popups and tents is available behind the Interpretive Center in the RV Park. Hot showers, men and women’s flush toilets and three full-service sites with water, sewer and electric hookups are offered during our regular camping season. Additional sites with electricity and water, electric only and primitive sites are available. The campground is adjacent to a beautiful trail system and historical area including an award-winning Interpretive Center museum.

Camping is available through the warm season—mid-May through mid-October when restrooms and showers are available. These facilities are then closed in cooler seasons. Full-service sites are available year round for fully equipped and winterized (inside restroom and shower) vehicles utilizing the hookups at full-service sites.

Campground Availability

For space availability check with the Reservations Coordinator (765) 564-2870 or, reservations@canalcenter.org.

rent a historical cabin at the wabash and erie canal

Rustic Canal Sleeping Cabins

These three rental log buildings are meant for overnight visitors stays.  The smallest is available for 1-2 persons, the mid-sized cabin could accommodate 3-4 persons and the largest would fit a larger family or multi-family outing. Check-in is handled by the resident RV Camp Host. Facilities nearby include flush toilet restrooms and shower enclosures at the towpath side of the Gray Barn.  Check pricing and what you need to bring with you to rent and enjoy these quaint cabins.

For space availability check with the Reservations Coordinator (765) 564-2870 or, reservations@canalcenter.org.

Summer Season Camping

Find a site convenient for the basic facilities you may need. All campers must register within one hour of arrival. Intercept the Camp Host or fill out a self-registration envelope and deposit in the money slot on the front doors of the Gray Barn as soon as your campsite is chosen. Post the tear off from the envelope and place it on the post at your site. Campsites are to be prepaid in full with credit or debit card in advance.

Three sites (B, C and F) are available that allow hookup to our water, sewer and 50 Amp service. Parking is on crushed stone. WiFi is available in the camping area.

  • $30 for sites B, C, and F (Camp Host is in A). These are full service 30- and 50-Amp sites with water and sewer.
  • $25 for sites D and E. These sites do not have sewer hookup but do have 30/50 Amp electric and water.
  • $8 for use of the waste dump portal across from the Gray Barn entrance.

Checkout time is NOON—make renewals by 11a.m. Seven-day maximum stay unless a contract is signed and prepaid. Maximum 6 persons per site.

Enjoy the many miles of hiking/biking trails along the watered canal start here—open daylight to dusk. No alcohol, fireworks or guns permitted—all persons responsible for their pets.

Campground Map

Click to view or print the Campground Map.

immerse yourself in history at the wabash and erie canal

See the Interactive Map!

Get a closer look at Canal Park with our Interactive Map!

Group Tours

Group Tours

Reserve a time to bring your group, friends, or family down to the canal for learning and fun!
School Tours

School Tours

Make a reservation to bring your class to the canal for a fun and enriching experience.

COVID Announcement

COVID Announcement

Please read the announcement from the Canal Association’s Board.

Trails

Trails

Our beautiful and historic trails are OPEN! Learn more about the trails and get some fresh air.

Education

Education

It’s as important as it is a pleasure to learn about those who have come before us and all the brave and impressive things they did which led up to the modern world we live in today. Learn more from the Learning Center on our site, starting with Canal History.

Things to Do

Things to Do

Come one, come all! Whether you have a school group, an event that needs hosting, or you plan on making a day trip, there’s no shortage of fun activities, period architecture, and educational displays to keep you engaged and inspired during your time here.

Weddings & Events

Weddings & Events

Your wedding day is one of the most memorable and magical days of your life. Bring your family and your friends, and we’ll supply the atmosphere to make your big day one to remember with memories and photos full of old-world charm. Contact us to reserve the Chapel and Canal Boat.

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