Mississinewa Lake – 765-473-6528

5613 E. Mississinewa Dam Road

Peru, IN 46970-9745

 

Printable Trail Maps http://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/mississinewa_trail.pdf

 

Easy Access Trail – Easy – 0.4 mile. 

This paved loop is in the Frances Slocum Picnic Area. A brochure is available at the property office.

 

Lost Sister Trail – Moderate – 2.5 miles. 

This moderate, self-guided loop trail winds through mature woods with excellent wildflowers in spring.

 

Blue Heron Trail – Moderate – 2.5 miles. 

This loop trail travels moderate terrain, is located in the Miami S.R.A. and includes several scenic views of the lake and dam. A self guided brochure is available at the property office.

 

Moswa Trail – Moderate – 1.5 miles. 

This loop trail crosses meadows, follows Troyer's Creek, and includes a spur through woods to a pond.

 

Shepoconnah Trail – Moderate – 1 mile. 

This trail begins behind the modern campground, has three loops that wander through open meadows and young forest. Look for deer, nesting birds and summer wildflowers.

 

Wildlife Area Hiking – Parking lots are provided near many areas, and access lanes provide paths. For more information, contact the property office. Hunting is allowed in many of these areas in season. Hunter Orange clothing is recommended.

 

Mississinewa Lake – 765-473-6528

5613 E. Mississinewa Dam Road

Peru, IN 46970-9745

 

This lake operates as a unit with J. Edward Roush and Salamonie Lakes to reduce flood stages in the Upper Wabash basin and with other lakes downstream in reduction of Lower Wabash and Ohio River floods.  Situated seven miles southeast of Peru in north central Indiana on the Mississinewa River, Mississinewa Lake is located on Indian 13 and is accessible from U.S. 31 on the west and Indiana 15 on the east.  Mississinewa Lake was designated and built by the Louisville district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  

 

The entire property includes two other recreation areas, several small boat launch sites and over 9,000 acres of land managed for wildlife.