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Monroe Lake
4850 S. State Road 446
Bloomington, IN 47401
(812) 837-9546
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DESCRIPTION

Paynetown SRA, Fairfax SRA, Allen's Creek SRA, Cutright SRA, Moore's Creek SRA, Salt Creek SRA, Pine Grove SRA, Crooked Creek SRA

23,952 acres - 10,750-acres lake

Water safety matters! If you use one of our big reservoirs for swimming, fishing, boating or skiing, check out Bobber the Water Dog, brought to you by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

ACTIVITIES

Camping - See campground maps under MAPS tab

  • Electric / 226 sites
  • Non-electric / 94 sites
  • Camp Store (Seasonal)
  • Dumping Station

INFORMATION

DESCRIPTION OF HIKING TRAILS

Note: For trail locations, view the property map under the MAPS tab.

BlueBird Trail (1.25 miles) Moderate—Forest and field trail in Paynetown State Recreation Area.

Tree Trek Trail (0.5 mile) Easy—Forest Ecosystem interpretive trail in Paynetown State Recreation Area.

Turkey Trot Trail (1.75 miles) MODERATE—Hike- In/Boat-In Camping Area in Allen’s Creek State Recreation Area.

Whitetail Trail (1 mile) MODERATE—Access trail for walk-in visitors at Paynetown State Recreation Area.

PLEASE STAY ON MARKED TRAILS.

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