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Thursday, September 7, 2023

Special Accommodations

Monroe County has plenty of lodging options available and below is more information about special eclipse accommodations.


Camping in Deam Wilderness

Total Solar Eclipse by the Lake!

(camping at Lake Lemon)

Sunday, April 7 through Tuesday, April 9

Tent and RV camping is a two night package (currently no single day or single evening tickets). You can arrive as early as Sunday morning 4/7/2023 10:00 am EST with checkout on Tuesday morning 4/9/2023 by 3:00 pm EST. Book your campsite now.


ShadowFest 2024 Solar Eclipse Camping and Music Festival

(camping at Monroe County Fairgrounds)

Saturday, April 6 through Monday, April 8

ShadowFest will be offering indoor, sheltered and outdoor tent camping, as well as more than 150 RV sites with electrical hook-ups. Book your campsite now.


Total Eclipse 2024 at Monroe Lake

(camping at Monroe Lake/Paynetown SRA)

Sunday, April 7 through Tuesday, April 9

Campsites may be reserved six months prior to your arrival date. Due to the crowded roads expected before/after, campers should consider booking an extra night before/after the eclipse to enjoy the park. Book your campsite now.

Samantha Hyde

Samantha Hyde

Samantha is the Digital Content Developer at Visit Bloomington. She is a proud recent graduate of Indiana University, a lover of concerts, watching Survivor, and is a pro tennis fanatic.