4850 S. State Road 446
Bloomington IN 47401
Alt Phone: 812-837-9967
- Category: Great Outdoors
- Sub-Category: Lakes & Wildlife
- Visit Website
Monroe Lake is the state's largest inland lake. Built in 1965, there are 10,750 acres of water surface surrounded by several thousand acres of state and federally owned forest lands. Boating, fishing, water-skiing, and swimming are available in numerous locations.
Camping is available at private, state and federal campsites or at nearby private campgrounds. Boat rental companies, bait shops and two resorts are located on the lake's shores. Several state recreation areas provide visitor information, nature centers and picnicking options.
Interpretive Nature Center is located at Paynetown State Recreation Area.
Monroe Lake is also known locally as Lake Monroe and Monroe Reservoir.
- July 09, 2014 - August 03, 2014
- Address: 4850 S. State Road 446, Bloomington, IN 47401
- Recurrence: Recurring daily
Entries must be received by August 3. Limited to 1 entry per person. Recipes must meet our basic definition of a “s’more”: contain at least one item toasted over a campfire, and be a... more
- August 02, 2014
- Location: Pine Grove State Recreation Area
- Address: Pine Grove Road, Bloomington, IN 47401
Register online: http://www.tinyurl.com/k7hsnb8 Explore a portion of Monroe Lake’s back-water with a knowledgeable guide. Our focus will be on the lake’s fascinating cultural history. You&... more