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Access the Best Indiana Water Park with a Day Pass!

Day passes are a great way to access our Indiana campground with a water park, without making an overnight commitment. Visit Jellystone Park™ Barton Lake with friends and family to enjoy water attractions, relaxing activities, exciting adventures, sports, and games! Come see why we’re one of the best family campgrounds in Indiana!

 Enjoy a day pass at Barton Lake!

What is a Day Pass?

Day passes are the perfect option for non-stop fun, all day long!  Our day passes offer exclusive access to our Indiana campground for the day, including our award-winning water park. They allow you to experience all the thrills, excitement, and relaxation of our camp-resort for a single day, great for those looking for a day trip. Our Indiana campground with water park has something for everyone, making it the perfect place to visit for some fun in the sun! Below, learn more about some of the attractions that make Jellystone Park™ Barton Lake one of the best campgrounds in Indiana for families!

 Water attractions for the whole family!

Access to Water Attractions

Dive into a world of aquatic adventures when you purchase a day pass! A day pass gives you access to ALL of our water attractions...yes, you read that right! Our water attractions include:

Four Family Pools: 

Make a splash in your getaway in one of our FOUR family pools, one of which is indoors! Your search for a family-friendly Indiana campground with water park is over! Explore our expansive pool options where laughter and smiles are a natural outcome. Plus, our indoor pool is open all season long.

Interactive Water Playground: 

Looking to entertain your kids (or kid-at-heart) family members? If so, our interactive water playground is the perfect place in our Water Zone to visit! Zip down slides and play in a variety of creative ways at this Indiana water attraction!

Water Slides:

Feel the rush of adrenaline as you zoom down thrilling water slides, twisting and turning for an unforgettable ride. Whizz your way into fun and see why Jellystone Park™ Barton Lake is one of the best campgrounds in Indiana for families.

Water Rentals

Enjoy a leisurely cruise around Barton Lake in a paddle boat, kayak, paddle board, and even row boats! Sign up at the Ranger Station.

Cabana Rentals:

Upgrade your experience with a private cabana, complete with comfortable seating, shade, a mini fridge, TV, and a ceiling light/fan. Although Cabana Rentals aren't included with your day pass, they make a great option for those looking to enhance their time at our Camp-Resort!

 Enjoy relaxing activities all day long

Access to Relaxing Activities

After some excitement at the many water attractions included at our Indiana campground, unwind with these relaxing activities:


Would it really be an Indiana camping trip without a catch and release fishing lake? Enjoy the serene views and beautiful blue hues with this relaxing activity. 

Gem Mining:

Our newly renovated gem mining attraction is a relaxing activity for the whole family. Just purchase a bag from the Ranger Station and then you can start mining to wash dirt away and reveal your gems.

Arts and Crafts:

Bring your family and get your creativity flowing at our Arts and Crafts Building! See why we’re one of the best family campgrounds in Indiana as you bond over activities like tie-dye, ceramics, and more. Please note that some crafts require an additional fee.

 Enjoy our arcade!

Access to Exciting Adventures

For our fellow thrill-seekers, purchasing a day pass allows you to embark on these exciting adventures:

Mini Golf:

Tee off on our mini golf course, complete with fun obstacles and challenging twists & turns that the whole family will enjoy! Putt your way to victory and show off your skills on the green.

Jumping Pillow: 

Bounce to new heights on our Jumping Pillow! Located in the heart of our Indiana campground, this attraction is a must-visit for those looking to reach for the sky and have a blast!

Laser Tag:

Engage in a high-tech game of hide-and-seek with laser tag! Gather your friends and family for epic battles with up to 20 players. It's an exhilarating experience for campers ages 6 years old and up!

"Hey Hey" Rides:

 Hop aboard our “Hey Hey” wagon rides and take a leisurely trip around our Indiana campground. Sing songs and spend quality time exploring the beauty of our park with fellow campers.

Foam Parties: 

Dive into fun at our foam parties! Join us for a bubbly celebration where you can dance, laugh, and enjoy the playful foam that adds an extra layer of excitement to your vacation. 


Our multiple playgrounds are a hub of laughter and playtime! It's a must-visit spot at one of the best campgrounds in Indiana for families. Let the kids run, climb, and slide while you relax and watch their joy unfold.

Scavenger Hunt: 

Embark on a thrilling scavenger hunt around Jellystone Park™! Pick up a map at the registration office, follow the clues, and uncover the secret message. Bring it back for a surprise gift that adds a touch of mystery to your adventure!


Enjoy endless fun at our Indiana campground with our BRAND NEW arcade! Race your friends in our racing games, try your hand at winning prizes in our claw machines, and more!


Channel your inner singer and showcase your talents during karaoke nights! Sing your heart out and create unforgettable memories with family and friends as you enjoy music, laughter, and applause.

 Basketball fun!

Access to Sports & Games

Stay active and enjoy some friendly competition at our campground near midwest with our sports and games attractions:


Step up to the horseshoe pits and test your aim and accuracy in this classic outdoor game. Whether you're a seasoned pro or new to horseshoes, it's a great way to enjoy some friendly competition under the Indiana sun.


Shoot hoops and show off your skills on our basketball courts! Challenge family members to a game of one-on-one or gather teams for a thrilling match. Dribble your way to victory and feel the adrenaline rush with every basket.


Spike, set, and serve your way to victory on our volleyball courts! Gather your team and engage in friendly matches that are guaranteed to get everyone moving and laughing. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the game, volleyball at Jellystone Park™ Barton Lake is a hit!


How to Visit with a Day Pass:

If a day visit to our Indiana campground sounds like fun, here’s how you can visit! You can book day passes by calling our Camp-Resort at (260) 833-1114 or by visiting our booking website to view availability. There are a limited number of Day Campers per day, so be sure to book your reservation in advance to take advantage of this offer!


Day Passes are available Sunday - Thursday: 11AM - 7PM, excluding holidays. To view attractions offered and their hours of operation, please visit our attractions page.


Guests aged 3 and under can visit for FREE, but for visitors 4 and up the price of a day pass is $37 per person + tax.


On-Site Dining:

While visiting our camping resort for the day, you will need to refuel the energy you burned off! Fuel your adventures with delicious meals and snacks from our on-site dining options!

Boo Boo™ Cafe:

Grab a quick bite or enjoy a leisurely meal at our Boo Boo™ Cafe, offering a variety of tasty options. With foods such as pizza, burgers, wraps, ice cream, and more, you can fully enjoy your experience while camping near midwest! View our menu here.


Other Ways to Stay: 

If you’re wanting to extend your visit overnight to pack in more fun, our Indiana camping resort offers a variety of accommodation options for every type of camper! Whether you prefer a glamping cabin experience or you like a more rustic tent camping option, Jellystone Park™ Barton Lake can meet the needs of your group. To book your overnight stay, click here.


Don't miss out on the excitement at Jellystone Park™ Barton Lake!  Book your Day Pass reservation in advance to secure your spot and make the most of your day at our Indiana campground with a water park. Bring your sense of adventure, laughter, and smiles, and create unforgettable memories at Jellystone Park™ Barton Lake!