Monroe Lake

Description:

Monroe Lake: while this area of southern Indiana is known as the "The Limestone Capital of the World," at one time it also had several salt deposits, creating a lucrative trade by rafting the mined salt down the creek that would one day become Monroe Lake. Hence the name, Salt Creek.

Directions:

South of Bloomington, IN. From IN 37, exit at Smithville Road or Harrodsburg exits; or east on IN 46, south on IN 446.

Phone:

(812) 824-9136

Email:

Address:

1620 E Monroe Dam Court Bloomington, IN 47401-8774

Activities:

Boating Camping Fishing Hiking Picnicking Water Sports Wildlife Viewing Playground Park Specialized Sport Site Other Recreation Concession Site Hotel/lodge/resort Privately Owned Environmental Education

Organization:

USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers

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