Nestled in the southwest corner of Montgomery County sits Lake Waveland, one of the county's greatest assets. The 360-acre lake is bordered by 248-acre Lake Waveland Park, providing more than 600 recreational acres. Lake Waveland exists because a local group of property owners and interested environmentalists thought the area needed a lake. The Little Raccoon Creek Conservancy District was formed under a state law that allows local groups to act legally to assist with such issues as erosion, flood control, recreation and water supply. The Conservancy District owns other dams and lakes in this area of Indiana. Although Indiana has a large number of streams and creeks that are prone to flooding, the state has few lakes. In 1970 the Conservancy created one of the best bass fishing lakes in the state, plus a popular campground and park.
Lake Waveland has no restrictions on boating, so lakelubbers here are free to enjoy power boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, personal water craft, sa ... (read more about Lake Waveland, Indiana)