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BLUE-GREEN ALGAE INFO: BLUE-GREEN ALGAE ADVISORY at Monroe Lake beaches (Paynetown and Fairfax): Swimming and boating permitted; Avoid direct contact with algae. Don't drink the water and shower after you swim. Keep pets out of the water or, at minimum, bathe them after swimming, and prevent them from licking algae/water from fur. For more information about blue-green algae visit www.algae.IN.gov or read our FAQ sheet at Blue-Green Algae .
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!

Monroe Lake, IN

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates

Description

Located 6 miles south of Bloomington and the IU campus, Monroe Lake is the largest in Indiana. Fourwinds Resort is located on the southwest side of the lake and offers a marina, hotel, restaurant, and bar. Activities at Monroe include fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, picnicking, water recreation, bird/eagle viewing, and many others.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Ampitheater
  • Bath House
  • Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Comfort Station
  • Dock, Boat
  • Dock, Fishing
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Dump Station, Marina
  • Fire Rings
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Fishing
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Grills
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseshoes
  • Jet Skiing
  • Jogging/Running
  • Marina
  • Nature Center
  • Office / Ranger Station
  • Parking
  • Pay Telephone
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Recreation Programs
  • Rentals, Jet Skis
  • Reservoir
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
  • Sail Boarding
  • Sail Boating
  • Scenic Driving Routes
  • Shelters
  • Showers
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming - Reservoir
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Windsurfing/Sailboarding
Alerts and Important Information
State parks in close proximity include: Brown County, McCormick`s Creek, and Springmill.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.09237, -86.42381
39°5'33"N, 86°25'26"W

From the north, State Rd 37 south to State Rd. 46 east to State Rd. 446 south to property. From the south, State Rd. 37 north to State Rd. 50 east to State Rd. 446 north to property. From the east, State Rd. 46 west to State Rd. 446 south to property. From the west, State Rd. 46 east to State Rd. 446 south to property.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Monroe Lake
4850 SOUTH STATE ROAD 446
BLOOMINGTON  IN  47401

Phone Number:

Information:  (812) 837-9546