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Mississinewa Reservoir

4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
765-473-6528

January 2019

Sunrise Eagle Watch

January 12, 2019 @ 6:30 am - 10:30 am
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Meet at the Miami State Recreation Area boat ramp and caravan to Indiana's largest documented wintering bald eagle roost.  Dress for the weather - some walking involved.  Bring your binoculars, spotting scopes and cameras.  Breakfast with the birds! Breakfast will be served (freewill donation at 9:30am at Mississinewa's office in Miami SRA.  Birds from the Salamonie Raptor Center will join us for the meal. Registration required;  call Upper Wabash Interpretive Services at 260-468-2127.

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June 2019

Kids’ Fishing Derby

June 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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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…

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Star Observation

June 1, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Join us for this great evening of enjoying the starry skies! Call for registration and information: 260-468-2127.

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Fireworks Over the Mississinewa

June 21, 2019 - June 23, 2019
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Celebrate summer with us! Plan to arrive early as parking is limited. Friday night boat tours by registration. Events such as cornhole tournaments, youth pellet gun shoot, and disc golf.  Bring lawn chairs, blankets and plenty of bug spray! An entire weekend of fun for the entire family. Call 260-468-2127 for registration and additional information.

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July 2019

Christmas in July at the Mississinewa Lake

July 26, 2019 - July 27, 2019
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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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.

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September 2019

Mighty Mississinewa Triathalon

September 14, 2019
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Sign up to compete in this triathalon.  Call 765-473-6528 for details. Registration required.

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October 2019

Mississinewa Reservoir Autumn Camping Weekend I

October 4, 2019 - October 5, 2019
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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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.

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Mississinewa Reservoir Autumn Camping Weekend II

October 11, 2019 - October 12, 2019
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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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.

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