Salamonie Lake is centrally located between the cities of Wabash, Huntington and Marion. Enjoy scenic trails, wildlife and bird watching, hunting, and camping at this 2,665-acre lake property, constructed for flood control by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The 12,554 land acres, which are managed by the DNR Division of State Parks, provide 40 ponds, marshes, and wetlands, contributing to diverse wildlife and recreational opportunities. DNR manages several properties on the lake, including the Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area (SRA), Lost Bridge East SRA, Dora-New Holland SRA, Mount Etna SRA, Mount Hope SRA.
Length: 12 Miles
Type: Riding, Hiking
Terrain: Hills, woods, marshes
Parking/Staging: Small pull-through parking lot, access is from dirt roads.
- Lost Bridge West SRA – Horsemen’s Campground / 50 primitive sites and Apple Orchard campground / 38 sites.
- Salamonie River State Forest – Horsemen’s Campground / 15 primitive sites and Family Primitive Campground / 21sites
Call: 1-866-6campIN (1-866-622-6746)
Trailheads located near equestrian campgrounds.