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Indiana Department of Natural Resources
Treasures in Northern Indiana
Treasures await you throughout Northern Indiana!
Canoeing down a lazy river, tobogganing at 40 miles an hour and waterskiing from the
back of a boat is just some of the fun you can have in Northern Indiana.
Use this map to find that fun!
Click on a pirate flag and find what surprises are near you.
- Chain O' Lakes State Park - Learn more
What's cool here? Visit the nature center that is inside of an 'old schoolhouse.'
American bison at Ouabache State Park.
- Indiana Dunes State Park - Learn more
What's neat here? Build sandcastles or swim on the three miles of beach on Lake Michigan (the largest of the five great lakes).
- Ouabache State Park - Learn more
What's neat here? Catch a glimpse of living American bison on this property.
- Pokagon State Park - Learn more
What's neat here? Ride the quarter-mile toboggan run that gets cooled on warmer days and goes up to 35-40 miles per hour!
- Potato Creek State Park - Learn more
What's neat here? Observe unique plants and wildlife from a fantastic wildlife observation area.
Building sandcastles is great fun
on the beach at Indiana Dunes State Park.
- Tippecanoe River State Park - Learn more
What's neat here? Canoe down the beautiful Tippecanoe River, that borders this park.
- Mississinewa Reservoir - Learn more
What's cool here? Play frisbee golf or fly radio-controlled (RC) airplanes on the radio-control flying field.
- J. Edward Roush Reservoir - Learn more
What's cool here? Go for a swim or fly your RC airplane at the radio-control flying field at this park.
- Salamonie Reservoir - Learn more
What's cool here? Swim, boat, waterski and enjoy all kinds of watersports at the 2,855-acre lake.