Top 10 Waterfront Getaways

Water is never far away in Indiana's Cool North.  And we have so much more than Lake Michigan; there's also smaller lakes, rivers and ponds that offer a myriad of water opportunities, including fishing, kayaking and canoeing. Some are ADA accessible.  Find your place to cool off or just relax from the list below.  

Fidler Pond Park

FIdler Pond Park


Fidler Pond Park has an 80 acre pond with canoe, kayak and pedal boat rentals.

For the fisherman, there are fishing pole rentals available for catch and release bank fishing.

Relax and enjoy nature in the swinging benches, or take a walk on the popular walking trail around the pond.

It is also the location for Chiddister Pavilion, a rentable open-air pavilion.

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  • 48 Minutes to University of Notre Dame
  • 77 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 79 Minutes to Indiana Dunes

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