Salamonie Lake, Indiana

Salamonie Lake Weather
clear sky
humidity: 59%
wind: 7mph SSW
H 29 • L 28
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Salamonie Lake

Salamonie Lake in northeast Indiana provides activities for the camper, boater, hunter, angler, sportsman and naturalist. Conveniently located 25 miles southwest of Fort Wayne, it is an ideal family vacation destination. Close enough to be manageable, yet far enough to be a get-away.
Along with the beach, there are playgrounds, horseshoe pits, volleyball and basketball courts to appeal to all ages. Miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing and snowmobiling wind their way around the 13,336 acre area. Views of the ponds and lake, in woods and open areas, ranging from easy to difficult, there is something for everyone. The lake is a year round oasis.
Camping facilities at Salamonie Lake offer variety. The youth tent areas border the lake and have trail access to the beach. Basketball and volleyball courts provide additional activity options. Lost Bridge SRA has electric sites and comfort stations, a horsemen’s camp with hitching rails, and a primitive campground as well. Playgrounds are located in several locations throughout the park. There is also an interpretive center with wildlife viewing windows to explore nature..

Salamonie River State Forest

Salamonie Lake, Indiana is adjacent to the Salamonie River State Forest which contains 60 ponds, marshes and wetlands, and is also home to a wide variety of wildlife. You can see deer, raccoon, fox, bobcat, and an assortment of birds.
Activities at the state forest include primitive camping, enjoying a picnic at the shelter with deep ovens and fireplaces, and hiking to see the waterfalls. Hunting is a popular sport in late fall. Fishing is allowed from shore or electric motor boats. Or you can bring in your horse and choose from over 15 miles of wooded horseback riding trails with views of waterfalls and streams.