Explore the Lakes in Washington County

  • Lake Salinda
    On S.R. 135, 2 miles south of Salem, Indiana

This 90 acre lake is a popular fishing spot. For your walking, running or jogging pleasures, the road from the boat launch area to the dam is marked at 1/4 mile intervals, for a total of 1 1/2 miles back and forth. For exercise or health reasons, you will know how far you’ve traveled. The use of gasoline powered motors is band, only electric trolling motors are allowed as this is a drinking water source.

  • Lake John Hay
    On S.R. 135, 6 miles northwest of Salem, Indiana

Spend a day or a week in pleasant Rush Creek Valley. 300 acre lake offering boating and fishing. The lake offers tournament fishing or just a day of leisurely angling. This primitive area affords the opportunity to observe birds and animals in their natural habitat. Lake access includes one boat ramp. The use of gasoline-powered motors is banned, only electric trolling motors are allowed as this is a drinking water source.

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