Scales Lake Beach is CLOSED

There’s no place like home
(away from home)

If you want to enjoy our natural beauty but the comfort of a cabin is more your style, Scales Lake Park offers four two-bedroom cabins that sleep six people each. These fully-furnished cabins, one of which is handicapped accessible, offer many of the comforts of home, but in a beautiful lake view setting. Our facilities allow you to enjoy our abundant outdoor activities by day and retreat to a comfortable cabin at night.


  • One full-size bed, two twin beds, or one full-size pullout bed
  • Full bathroom
  • Charcoal grill (outside)
  • Coffee pot
  • Fully-equipped kitchen with cups, glasses, dishes, silverware, and pots and pans
  • Coin-operated washer and dryer
  • A/C and heat
  • Full-size refrigerator
  • Porch or deck

Please bring your own linens, towels, sleeping bags, pillows, lawn chairs, cleaning supplies, etc.

To ensure the comfort of all our guests, no pets and no smoking, please.

Cabin Rental Rates

Fridays, Saturdays, and Holidays (per night) $95.00*
Sundays through Thursdays $80.00*
Security deposit $65.00*
*Tax Included

All stays require a minimum rental of two nights. When cabin is reserved, payment for the first night is due, along with a $2.00 non-refundable handling fee. Security deposit and balance for the remainder of the stay is due upon arrival, and the security deposit will be refunded and mailed to the address on file for you approximately thirty days after your stay. If it is returned to us as undeliverable, it will be forfeited after sixty days. Refund checks that are not cashed within six months will also be forfeited.

Out-of-season holiday stays require a minimum rental of two nights, and in-season holiday stays require a three-night rental. Payment for holiday reservations is due in full at time of reservation, excluding damage deposit, which will be paid upon arrival.

Check-in time:    4:00 pm
Check-out time:  12:00 noon

Scale Lake Park Map PDF
Scales Lake Trail Map PDF

Cancellation Policy

To cancel reservations, you must notify the Warrick County Department of Parks & Recreation seven days in advance. Lessee will forfeit deposit if adequate notice is not given.

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Announcements & Current Events

2018 Reservations will start January 2. We’ve made some changes to times etc.

Start date: January 2, 2018

End date: December 31, 2018

Time: 7:00 Am

Location: Scales Lake Gatehouse

On January 2, 2018 at 7:00 AM – Walk-in reservations for the 2018 camping year can be made.  We will take walk-ins on a first come first serve basis.  We will no longer be giving a free night  on Halloween weekends for handing out candy.  Both nights must be paid for in full at the time the reservation is made.

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