Whitewater Memorial State Park

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Whitewater Memorial State Park

Indiana

(765) 458-5565

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Overview

Two-hundred acre Whitewater Lake and access to Brookville Reservoir, along with other recreational/facilities make Whitewater Memorial State Park a great family getaway. The land for the park was originally purchased by the surrounding counties of Union, Fayette, Franklin, and Wayne as a memorial to the men and women who served in World War II.

Map of Whitewater Memorial (IN)

Latitude, Longitude: 39.614800, -84.962161

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Activities

  • Boating

    Boating can be enjoyed on both Brookville and Whitewater lakes. Boating on Whitewater Lake is restricted to trolling-motor use only. Seasonal canoe, rowboat and paddle-boat rentals are available.

  • Camping

    Electric and non-electric camping sites with modern restrooms and showers are available. A horsemen's primitive and youth tent primitive sites with pit toilets are available. Potable water and dump stations are open to all. Occupancy is limited to 14 consecutive nights. All sites are reservable. Additionally, twenty modern cabins are available year-round. Guests must furnish their own linens. These are housekeeping cabins that the renter must clean and leave ready for next occupants. the maximum number of guests is six persons per cabin. Two of the cabins are accessible; the others are not. Two of the cabins allow pets; the others do not. All cabins are non-smoking. You must be 21 to rent a cabin. Occupancy of all camping areas and cabins is limited to 14 nights. Reservations can be made through the Central Reservation System.

  • Fishing

    Bass, bluegill, crappie, redear and channel catfish may be caught in the lake. A state fishing license is required.

  • Hiking

    There are nine miles of hiking trails ranging from easy to rugged.

  • Horseback Riding

    Seasonal guided trail rides available from the concessionaire saddle barn. The large nine mile loop trail for day horse riders or horse campers that traverses around the edge of the property can be accessed from the Day Horsemen's Area or the Horsemen's Campground. The saddle barn trail is exclusively for saddle barn patrons.

  • Picnicking

    Tables, grills, toilet facilities, playground equipment and playfields are offered in the picnic area.

  • Water Sports

    For visitors interste in swimming, the bathhouse and beach are open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

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Directions

Driving

From Richmond, 23 miles south on US 27, then west at the junction with State Route 44 and south again almost immediately on State Route 101. The park entrance is on the west side of 101.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(765) 458-5565

Campground reservations

(866) 622-6746

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