Lake Monroe holds the claim of being the largest lake in Indiana. The lake is located in the south central portion of the state, near Indiana University. With the 9 boat ramps youâ€™ll have no trouble getting your boat on the water to enjoy the many popular water sports. There are also boat rentals, for those in need of a watercraft. There are 2 beaches for swimming and fishing piers for those who feel like casting a line from the shore. The most abundant species of fish are bass, crappie, and bluegill. The lake is also a popular destination for ice fishing. There are also excellent hiking trails and waterfowl hunting. Surrounding the lake there are playground, picnic areas, and a shelter available for reservation.
Lake Monroe vacation rentals are in Bloomington, Indiana, which is the home of Indiana University.