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Lake Monroe (Indiana)

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Lake Monroe is a reservoir located about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Bloomington, Indiana, United States.The lake is the largest entirely situated in Indiana with 10,750 acres (43.5 km2) of water surface area spread over the counties of Monroe and Brown.

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.

The largest marina situated on the lake is the Fourwinds Resort and Marina with over 800 boats. The reservoir provides abundant fishing throughout the year, and recreational opportunities such as boating and water skiing attract visitors from throughout Indiana and the Midwest.

The lake was designed as a primary water source for the City of Bloomington and to prevent flood damage downstream. The lake was created and is still managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District.

Location
Monroe / Brown counties, Indiana, United States

Lake Monroe

Lake
calendarNov 26 2017

Lake Monroe

Lake
calendarNov 26 2017