Shakamak State Park - Indiana

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Description

Ready to relax? Let's head for Shakamak. Three man-made lakes offer 400 acres of water for fishing and boating while a new family aquatic center provides swimming fun. About two-thirds of the campsites are in a wooded area, offering cool shade in the summer and beautiful fall colors in autumn. Nearby is a play field area for family fun. A popular feature of the park is the group camp.

Actiivities

Picnic areas w/shelters -- Nature Center/Interpretive Naturalist Services (Seasonal) -- Boat Launch Ramp -- Boating Motor / Elect. trolling only -- Saddle Barn with escorted rides -- Cabins reservable -- Fishing / Ice Fishing -- Hiking Trails -- Rental - Paddleboat, Rowboat -- Rental - Recreation Building -- Tennis -- Swimming / Pool / Water slide

Camping

Rent-A-Camp: 7 Rent-A-Camps that sleep 6 -- electricity in buildings -- picnic table, fire ring, parking spur -- drinking water supply in area -- modern restrooms / showers

Regular Camping: Electric / 122 sites -- Non-electric/ 42 sites -- Maple Loop/ 10 sites with two paved, accessible sites -- Group Camp -- Youth Tent Area -- Dumping Station -- Camp Store

Trails

1. MODERATE (3.95 miles)—Begins and ends near the pool area and follows the shoreline of Lake Shakamak. This is an interesting trail on which to see waterfowl and shorebirds.

2. MODERATE (1.50 miles)—Joins with Trail 1 east of the pool parking lot and proceeds through an oak forest and pine plantings, past an abandoned coal mine and returns to Trail 1, south of the group camp.

3. MODERATE (1.40 miles)—Trail 3 goes through oak woods along the north shore of Lake Lenape, to the saddle barn. Native white-tailed deer have been observed on this trail.

4. MODERATE (1.60 miles)—Joins with Trail 3. Goes through oak trees and pines. Bridges and stairs add to the beauty. This trail takes you out to the campground.

Contact

6265 W. St. Rd. 48, Jasonville, IN 47438

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