Posts Tagged: Mississinewa Reservoir

Christmas in July at the Mississinewa Lake

Join us as we celebrate Christmas in July!  We’ll also celebrate Smokey Bear’s birthday with fun events. Campsite decorating contest, sand sculpture, water games, and more. Call us for details.

Fireworks Over the Mississinewa

Celebrate summer with us! Plan to arrive early as parking is limited. Events such as cornhole tournaments and disc golf begin at 10am. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and plenty of bug spray! Fireworks begin at dark.

Kids’ Fishing Derby

Fishing derby for children age 2-14.  Age categories are: 2-5 year, 6-10 year, and 11-14. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.  Sign-in begins at 8:30am, fishing 9-10:30am, awards presented after.  Adult fishing from 10-10:30am. Emphasis on fishing from the bank, fishing for family fun, nature ethics, catch & release. Prize for longest fish in each age category.  Bait provided.  Registration required.  Regular property gate fees apply: $5 per IN vehicle, $7 out of state vehicle. Have an old fishing pole you’d like to pass along? We’re collecting used fishing gear to help the next generation of outdoorsmen and women!

Mississinewa Reservoir

14,386 acres and a 1,100 acre lake.  Mississinewa Lake, one of the three Upper Wabash flood-control reservoirs, offers excellent fishing, hunting  and boating opportunities in the heart of north-central Indiana. In addition to featuring a 400-plus-site campground and family cabins, Mississinewa was the first state property in Indiana to introduce seasonal camping, where visitors can retain a campsite for the entire season in an all-new campground. The expanses of forests, prairies and farmland surrounding the lake provide attractive habitat to a wide variety of wildlife, exhibiting exceptional viewing opportunities for hikers, bird watchers and touring bicyclists. Activities and Facilities Basketball Court, Horseshoes… Read more »

Mississinewa Reservoir Autumn Camping Weekend I

Enjoy a family fall weekend outdoors. Prizes for best campsite decorations, dutch oven cooking contest, and family camp challenge. Entire weekend full of fun with pumpkins for sale, board game competitions, family challenge field event, crafts, trick or treating, flashlight tag, music and lots of fun. Register by e-mail: trody@dnr.in.gov.

Mississinewa Reservoir Autumn Camping Weekend II

Have a fun family weekend outdoors. Prizes for campsite decoration, pumpkin decorating, chili cook-off, and corn hole tournament. Events include adult corn hole, pancake breakfast, kid’s target shoot, trick or treating, and a square and line dancing ball. Pumpkins and kettle corn for sale. Great family fun all weekend long. Email Trody@dnr.in.gov to register.