Fairfax State Recreation Area

  • On Fairfax Road, accessible from Hwy 37
  • or South Walnut Street
  • Bloomington, IN 47401
  • (812) 837-9546

Fairfax State Recreation Area is operated by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources and is located on the west side of Monroe Lake. The recreation area features a swimming beach, boat ramp, and picnic areas.
Fairfax SRA is also home to Fourwinds Resort and Marina, which offers overnight accommodations and dining options as well as a full service marina and boat rental service.

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

Download a map of Monroe Lake.