|Prairie Creek Reservoir
A man-made water storage facility used for drinking water, privately-owned by the Indiana-American Water Co., Prairie Creek Reservoir Dam was completed in 1959 on the Unnamed Tributary White River in Delaware County, Indiana and is leased to the Muncie Parks & Recreation Department.
Prairie Creek Reservoir, the main feature of the Prairie Creek Reservoir Park located in Muncie Indiana provides a 1,252 acre body of stream-fed water that is kept stocked with a diverse population of game fish. This 2,300 acre park features all kinds of fun activities. The reservoir is available for sailing, boating, fishing and swimming. The Prairie Creek Reservoir Beach is open free to the public, but there are no lifeguards on duty.
The park land around the reservoir is available for hiking, biking, picnicking and camping. Playgrounds and ball courts for basketball and volleyball are also available.
Please note that even though Prairie Creek Reservoir is not owned and operated by Indiana's Department of Natural Resources, a fishing license is required to fish in the reservoir and a "Bank Permit" must be purchased from the marina before fishing from the bank.
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Prairie Creek Reservoir welcomes all types of boats, regardless of horsepower, however; a 25-30 MPH Speed Limit is strictly enforced on the reservoir. Before accessing Prairie Creek Reservoir, a launch permit must be purchased and is required for all boats including canoes, sailboats, bass boats, pontoons, row boats, runabouts, etc. Fishing licenses, permits, boat rentals and supplies are available at the marina.
Prairie Creek Reservoir lodging options include a limited number of campsites around the reservoir. Many tent sites have electric hookups and seasonal sites are available to accommodate campers and RVs.
The Lake Resource Guide offers additional information on lodging and other facilities in the area.
The closest major city to Prairie Creek Reservoir is Indianapolis. Other nearby cities: Muncie, Perry, Anderson, Marion, Noblesville and Fishers. Prairie Creek Reservoir flows through parts of Delaware county.
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