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FLOOD ALERT: Area roads have been marked with high water signs and should be observed. Motorists should also be aware signage may fail at times and motorists should proceed with caution when traveling around the lake area. Red Bridge boat ramp is usable, but proceed with caution. Boaters should be aware of floating debris on the lake, including entire trees as well as small driftwood. Power boating and water skiing are discouraged. In addition, debris frequently collects on launching ramps as the wind direction changes, resulting in closure of a ramp until it can be cleared. Currently waters are slowly receding, however conditions change as precipitation moves through the Mississinewa water shed. All camping areas except for the youth tent area are currently open.
INDIANA DNR FIREWOOD RULE: Firewood Alert: Indiana DNR Firewood Rule - Important for Campers and Picnickers. Review details at www.firewood.dnr.in.gov before you visit!
Status: Open year round. Season Dates
All facilities are open May 15th. Beach opens Memorial Day weekend and closes after Labor Day weekend.No lifeguards on duty. Swim at your own risk from dawn to dusk (sunrise to sunset). Lake is at normal operating condition and all facilies open by 3rd weekend in May. Normal pool is 737 and Winter pool is 712. Winter draw down begins the beginning of October and is complete by December 1st. All ramps will be closed through winter except Red Bridge. Summer Pool resoration date is by May 1st.
Campsites - Minimum age to rent a campsite is 18 years old. A single site can be reserved for a maximum of 14 consecutive nights. Camper must vacate for 48 hours before returning with a new reservation. A site may not be occupied by more then 6 people, 1 main camping unit and 1 additional tent and 1 dining fly per site but subject to property's discretion. 2 vehicles allowed per site. All additional vehicles must park in the overflow lot near the campground gatehouse. Leasing and subleasing is prohibited. Camping is available year round. Limited service during off-season.
No camping outside or in packing area. No tents or air conditioners! Maximum 6 people per Rent-A-Camp Cabins. Appliances, bed linen, and firewood are not provided. No running water in cabin nor do they offer a bathroom/kitchen area. Comfort station and running water available outside cabin or nearby.Minimum age to rent rent-a-cabin is 21 years old.
Two vehicles permitted at Rent-A-Camp Cabins. Additional vehicles must be parked in overflow lot near gatehouse.
New pit toilet located at Rent-A-Camp Cabins 1-4.
Restrooms - Comfort station 1 and 6 will be available during the full regular camping season. Comfort stations 2,3,4, & 5 may close 15 days prior to close of the regular camping season.
Peru - Miami County Chambers 765-472-1923 or www.miamichambers.com Wabash County Chambers of Commerce 260-653-1168
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Alerts and Important InformationSalamonie Lake 20 Miles. The distance from Miss Lake to Peru is 8.0 miles.
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From the Northeast: SR 13 S. to CR 700 S. Go west on 700 S. Take a left at CR 550 E to CR 500 S. Turn left and head east to CR 625 E. and turn left to entrance.
From the Southeast: SR 13 N. to CR 700 N. Turn left at Y in road, taking the right fork. Turn north on New Slocum Trail and go approximately 5 miles to the next Y. Take the right fork of Y (550 E.) to 500 S. Turn right and go 3/4 mile to CR. 625 E. Turn left to entrance.
4673 S 625E
Peru IN 46970
Phone Number:Information: 7654736528
The events listed here are not intended to be an all inclusive list. Please contact the park for further details.