Raccoon Lakeside Lodge


Wonderful fishing opportunities are available on Raccoon Lake. Whether by boat or off the shore. The fish are plentiful!

Canoeing and Tubing

Canoe or tube down the Sugar Creek through Turkey Run and Shades State Parks and under four historic covered bridges. Stop along the many sandbars and hunt for rocks, fossils, crinoids and Indian Beads. www.turkeyruncanoetrips.com (765) 569-6705 www.sugarvalleycanoes.com 1-800-422-6638

Raccoon State Recreation Area

Enjoy their swimming beach, basketball courts, boat launches (5), fishing pier, hiking trails, picnic shelters, playgrounds and more! http://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2959.htm (765) 344-1412

Parke County

Explore Parke County, IN with its scenic back roads, 31 covered bridges, and expansive Amish country. Relive America’s past through the county’s many restored historic buildings and communities. Events available year-round.  

Turkey Run State Park

Just a short drive from the Lodge, Turkey Run State Park has what you’ve been needing. Explore it and see how Indiana was shaped by ancient forces. You’ll discover ancient Indiana’s remains. Many old growth trees exist in the park. A walk into one of the ravines takes you on […Click Here To Read More…]