Patoka Lake in Southern Indiana
Houseboats, Camping, Cabin and Boat Rentals...
Come see the Jewel of Southern Indiana
Celebrate Independence Day at Patoka Lake
Enjoy live music leading up to the fireworks display. Fireworks will be set off from the beach area and can be viewed from land or by boat. Click for more info.
Stay and play in Orange County
County is a unique blend of history and recreation. This tranquil
community is famous for its spectacular architecture, rural scenery,
mineral springs, and outdoor sports. Visit the new casino. Enjoy
a tour of two magnificent hotels, one newly reopened to
guests in 2007. Snow ski or snowboard down 15 slopes of machine-groomed
snow. Take a train ride through a 2,200-foot tunnel in the heart
of the Hoosier National Forest. Taste a locally produced wine.
Dine at an elegant inn, the former mansion home of a local casino
and circus mogul. Boat, hunt, or fish at the 8,800-acre reservoir.
There is also a wide range of bed and breakfasts, cabins, and
motels from which to choose. From dogwood blossoms in the spring,
to summer water sports, to fabulous fall foliage, to snow skiing…Orange
County is a place for all seasons.
Create a Memory in Dubois County!
Located in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana, Dubois County is a place to create a memory that will last a lifetime! Enjoy a getaway where you will find something for the entire family; destination golf, fun on Patoka Lake, antique and specialty shops, beautiful scenery, family-fun festivals, historic architecture, a tourist train, and so much more!! Great lodging awaits with the scenic Patoka’s Overlook Cabin, houseboats with Hoosier Hills Marina, and other lodging only a short drive away from beautiful Patoka Lake. For more information on what all to do in Dubois County, visit our website at www.visitduboiscounty.com.
Crawford County - We Are Outdoor Recreation
southeast part of Patoka
Lake is in Crawford
County, which is known for it’s scenic beauty. Enjoy
caving year-round at the internationally famous Marengo Cave. Rent a canoe from Cave
Country Canoes and float down the Blue
River, one of Indiana’s three natural and scenic rivers.
Enjoy a great meal and a fantastic view at the Overlook
Restaurant. Getting there is half the fun! Crawford
County has several designated scenic byways.
Want to hike or camp? Be sure to check out Hemlock
Cliffs or O’Bannon Woods State Park…or just check
website! We have it all listed there!
Patoka Lake has a lot to do. Everybody's idea of the perfect
vacation differs. Some people may like to go fishing, while others
may want to try houseboat or cabin
rental. The Patoka Lake Area Year-round (P.L.A.Y.) Association
hopes this website will help you easily plan your ideal vacation
and come PLAY at Patoka Lake.
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To plan a trip to beautiful Patoka Lake Indiana you need to know your options
for three main elements: What to Do, Where to Stay, and Where to Eat. We throw in information on Helpful Services for other things that might enhance your visit.
- What to Do - Find lots of ways to enjoy the lake and surrounding area...outdoor activities, indoor attractions, fun distractions.
- Where to Stay - Find lodging options of all kinds...campgrounds, cabins, hotels, motels, resorts, bed & breakfasts and more.
- Where to Eat - Find places to grab a quick bite, have a fancy sit-down dining experience, or just get some groceries to fix your own meals.
- Helpful Services - All the other necessities you might need, like bait & tackle, camping supplies, gas stations, banks, post offices, laundry facilities, etc.
Patoka Lake offers
fun for all. There is a large campground, a nice swimming beach, and two large marinas.
Cabin and boat rentals are very popular. The lake is popular with
fisherman and offers many quiet coves to explore. Technically called Patoka Reservoir (not
Patoka Lake State Park), the area is abutted by Hoosier National
Forest and several State Recreation Areas. There are miles of
hiking trails, biking trails, and loads of nearby shopping opportunities.
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