Hovey Lake

Hovey Lake Sunrise

At the tip of Indiana’s ‘big toe’, hiding in the wild and swampy bends of the Ohio River, Hovey Lake holds a unique position in Indiana’s public lands. Formed from an ancient river ‘oxbow’, Hovey Lake serves as a protected…

Hardy Lake

Hardy Lake is located in south eastern Indian known as the southern plains and lowlands region. Wetlands, ponds, mudflats, deciduous woodlands and grasslands make up the diverse habitat surrounding the lake. Wildlife is abundant making Hardy Lake a naturalist paradise.…

Patoka Lake

Patoka Lake

Patoka Lake lies nestled within the Hoosier National Forest in southern Indiana. Authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1965, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers created the lake by impounding the Patoka River with construction of the Patoka Lake…

Gibson Lake

Gibson Lake, located in southwestern Indiana just north of Interstate 64, holds the record for the largest lake built completely above ground in the state. It covers 3,500 acres and acts as a cooling pond for Duke Energy Indiana’s Gibson…