Patoka Lake

Patoka Lake is Indiana’s second-largest reservoir. It offers a ton of things to do and places to stay.

Patoka Lake is an ideal vacation destination!

Visit one of the coolest wineries in Indiana. Take a boat tour of the lake or rent a boat and explore it yourself.  In the summer you have to include Patoka Lake into your itinerary.

Patoka Lake, Indiana’s second-largest reservoir, is only about 6 miles south of French Lick.  It is a beautiful, tree-lined reservoir that is home to eagles, osprey, herons, loons, beavers, and lots more.  In fact, Patoka Lake was voted the #1 destination in the Midwest for wildlife viewing by USA Today.

There are lots of lodging options around Patoka Lake because it is one of Indiana’s top outdoor recreation tourism destinations.  Here you can enjoy activities such as:

  • Boating (rentals available)
  • Hiking
  • Birdwatching
  • Taking a boat tour of the lake (wildlife cruises and wine cruises)
  • Wine tasting at a local winery
  • Riding bicycles
  • Disc golf
  • Much more…

You can stay at Patoka Lake and visit French Lick!

The Patoka Lake area offers tons of lodging options. If you want to stay at Patoka Lake then you can BOOK HERE.

French Lick is perfect for a Girls or Guys Getaway!

There is plenty to do all within a small compact area.  Get your crew together and plan a trip to French Lick.