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Salamonie Lake Fall Festival

Celebrate fall with various activities designed for family fun. Free event – gate and campsite fees apply. You’ll enjoy pumpkin decorating, and don’t miss the campground decoration contest! Pick up a schedule of events at the gatehouse or the Interpretive Center. Saturday fun includes live owls in the campground, costume contest, trick-or-treating, and hayrides.

Smokey Bear's Birthday Bash

Celebrate Smokey Bear’s birthday with games, food, a parade, live music, campsite decorating contests, and lots of fun! Saturday from 8am-10:30am chow down on pancakes and sausage prepared by the Upper Wabash Interpretive Services Friends group. Donations gratefully accepted. Party at the pond from 2:30pm-4:30pm – there will be water games with the local fire…

Salamonie Reservoir

11,594 acres and a 2,855 acre lake. This property boasts sixty ponds, marshes and wetlands. The name Salamonie was derived from the Native American word “O-sah-mo-nee,” which means “yellowpaint.” Native Americans made yellow paint from the bloodroot plant which grew in great abundance along the winding banks of the river.  Be sure to visit the nearby…