Lakes & Wildlife
Three distinct lakes provide a wide variety of ways to explore the waters and shorelines of the area. Calm canoe rides, water skiing, fishing, swimming beaches and hiking trails are all part of the lake experience. There are also several options available for boat rentals and private boat launching at area lakes. Local wildlife is plentiful at the area's lakes, wildlife preserves and nature preserves. Kayaks and canoes provide the best opportunity to see wildlife from the water, and there are several locations listed below that provide excellent birding watching opportunities. Keep your eyes peeled for bald eagles near Monroe Lake!