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Paynetown State Recreation Area

  • Monroe Lake
    Off Highway 446
    Bloomington IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-837-9546
    Alt Phone: 812-837-9967
  • Category: Great Outdoors
  • Sub-Category: Camping
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This state operated recreational area on the northeast side of Monroe Lake offers electric and non-electric camping, a beach, boat rental service, a marina with gas sales and a camp store. The DNR-staffed Interpretive Center is located near the park entrance. Entrance fee or state park pass required.

Monroe Lake is also known locally as Lake Monroe and Monroe Reservoir.

Ghostly Gathering

  • October 23, 2015 - October 24, 2015
  • Address: 4850 S. State Road 446, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • stateparks.in.gov/2954.htm

Ghostly Gathering convenes at Paynetown SRA, Oct. 23-24 Monroe Lake’s annual Halloween event, the Ghostly Gathering, will take place at Paynetown State Recreation Area on October 23 and 24. The ... more

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