Tag: Lake Monroe

There’s Plenty to Do at Lake Monroe in Winter

Early morning at Lake Monroe’s Paynetown Shelter. Photo by Peter Hamlin BY BARB BERGGOETZ Just because temperatures dip doesn’t mean activities at Lake Monroe slow down. Hearty souls can camp, boat, and hike year-round at Paynetown State Recreation Area (SRA). Hikers can use designated trails, or they can explore off-trail by themselves, which is allowed [...]

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Feature Story: Lake Monroe in Winter

PHOTOGRAPHY BY PETER HAMLIN The winter of 2013–14 was one of the most severe in Hoosier history, and yet one in which photographer Peter Hamlin found immense inspiration. “On Martin Luther King Jr. Day [January 20, 2014], I drove out to Lake Monroe before dawn and what unfolded was one of the most remarkable mornings [...]

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Winter at Lake Monroe (Photo Gallery)

Though it is a popular destination in summer, many people never experience Lake Monroe during winter. Ice and snow cover the landscape, transforming it into a completely new environment. The interaction of sunlight and ice create an amazing array of colors each morning at dawn. Frigid temperatures pull the humidity out of the air so [...]

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