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For Kids > The Hoosier State > State parks and reservoirs - Find a treasure near you! > Treasures in Northern Indiana Treasures in Northern Indiana

Treasures await you throughout Northern Indiana!


Canoeing down a lazy river, tobogganing at 40 miles an hour and waterskiing from the
back of a boat is just some of the fun you can have in Northern Indiana.
Use this map to find that fun!
Click on a pirate flag and find what surprises are near you.

Northern Indiana
chaindunesouabachepokagonpotatotippecanoe riverMissisinewa ReservoirRoush LakeSalamonie Reservoir

  1. Chain O' Lakes State Park - Learn more
    What's cool here? Visit the nature center that is inside of an 'old schoolhouse.'

     
    American bison at Ouabache State Park.
  2. Indiana Dunes State Park - Learn more
    What's neat here?
     Build sandcastles or swim on the three miles of beach on Lake Michigan (the largest of the five great lakes).

  3. Ouabache State Park - Learn more
    What's neat here?
     
    Catch a glimpse of living American bison on this property.

  4. Pokagon State Park - Learn more
    What's neat here?
     Ride the quarter-mile toboggan run that gets cooled on warmer days and goes up to 35-40 miles per hour!

  5. Potato Creek State Park - Learn more
    What's neat here? Observe unique plants and wildlife from a fantastic wildlife observation area.

     
    Building sandcastles is great fun
    on the beach at Indiana Dunes State Park.
  6. Tippecanoe River State Park - Learn more
    What's neat here?
    Canoe down the beautiful Tippecanoe River, that borders this park.

  7. Mississinewa Reservoir - Learn more
    What's cool here?
    Play frisbee golf or fly radio-controlled (RC) airplanes on the radio-control flying field.

  8. J. Edward Roush Reservoir - Learn more
    What's cool here?
    Go for a swim or fly your RC airplane at the radio-control flying field at this park.

  9. Salamonie Reservoir - Learn more
    What's cool here?
     Swim, boat, waterski and enjoy all kinds of watersports at the 2,855-acre lake.