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

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Fun on Sylvan

Current dates and descriptions of our big events and best fundraisers for SLIA

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Ski Lake. Fishing Lake. Sylvan Lake!

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SYLVAN Lake, Indiana

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

Gene Stratton-Porter​


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Winter lake sights

Photo courtesy Carolyn Johnson

Video Tour Sylvan,

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

2019 Official Indiana Travel Guide
Kids fishing on Sylvan Lkae Indiana

Fall lake beauty

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," Limberlost Golf Course, Sylvan Cellars Event Center, the Lavender Lane and​​  our premiere  B-I-N-G-O hall.

Dogs on frozen Sylvan Lake Indiana
The Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site located on beautiful Sylvan Lake was selected by the Indiana Office of Tourism and Development to grace the cover of the 2019 Official Indiana Travel Guide! Take a look!

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. 

Fall trees lake shore of Sylvan Lake
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Big Winners at Sylvan

Our biggest fundraiser for SLIA


The Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site featured on the cover of the
2019 Official Indiana Travel Guide!

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Ski Lake. Fishing Lake. Sylvan Lake!

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


Summer lake fun

2019 Kids Day
Bass Fishing Tournament
Sat, June 15, 8am-3pm

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