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Ski Lake. Fishing Lake. Sylvan Lake!



Our famous Gene Stratton-Porter
State Historic Site is nestled on 125-acres of lakefront property on Sylvan Lake with formal gardens & Gene's historic Limberlost North cabin with views of Sylvan Lake's "Big Island." Gene referred to her view, as her million-dollar view; Beauty which inspired many of Gene's famous novels, poetry and nature photography. 
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Dogs on frozen Sylvan Lake Indiana

Fourth of July

Fireworks on Sylvan Lake

July 6th, 2024​

Winter lake sights

Photo courtesy Carolyn Johnson

Kids fishing on Sylvan Lkae Indiana


SYLVAN Lake

Indiana 


  • Ski Lake, all-season lake
  • Big Island dock & trails
  • Awesome public boat launch 
  • Great fishing & tournaments
  • 16-miles of natural shoreline 
  • 669 acres of glistening water
  • Home of Gene Stratton-Porter

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Our biggest fundraiser for SLIA

Fall trees lake shore of Sylvan Lake

home of famous author & Photographer, Gene Stratton-porter.

Sylvan Lake, 844 Kelly Street, Rome City, IN 46784  |   Lake contact: (260) 854-9862  r.a. stone interior designs | Quick email   info@sylvanlakeindiana.org

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Lovely video scenes of the State Historic Site, Gene Stratton-Porter and Sylvan lake in the town of Rome City, Indiana.



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All-season Sylvan Lake, Located in historic 

Rome City, Indiana.


Sylvan Lake's 16-miles of gorgeous shoreline & 669 acres of water are the perfect destination for water skiers and travelers looking for small town charm with beauty and relaxation on the lake.  Sylvan is a man-made lake consisting of 5 "basins"  and the 
Big Island, nature trails, boat docks and island church services.  


The Town of Rome City  is a tourist destination and an ideal stop while visiting northeastern Indiana.  Sylvan Lake Indiana hosts many of Rome City's finest tourist attractions including: The internationally famous Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site, "The Big Island,", Sylvan Cellars Event Center, and​​  our premiere  B-I-N-G-O hall.