Two little girls on the beach  There are three suggested places for swimming on the Hoosier though people may swim in many of our rivers and lakes. Click below to learn more about Hardin Ridge, German Ridge, or Tipsaw Beach. None of these have life guards so swimming is at your own risk from Memorial Day to Labor Day (water levels dependant).

Indiana state law mandates a person must not swim or allow a child or other person in their care to swim at a location other than a designated beac...

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Swimming Areas

  • German Ridge Recreation Area area description
  • Hardin Ridge Recreation Area area description
  • Indian-Celina Lakes Recreation Area area description
  • Saddle Lake Recreation Area
  • Springs Valley Trail and Boat Launch
  • Tipsaw Lake Recreation Area area description

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