Best lakes in Fort Wayne

Check out the top lakes in Fort Wayne, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Dixie Boat
1. Dixie Boat
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4 local reviews
401 S Dixie Dr, North Webster
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
(574) 834-1080
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Elise
Ride the Dixie! This is a historical sternwheel boat. The ride is approximately a one hour long narrated…
Nicholas
The Dixie Boat is an iconic paddle wheel boat that gives tours around Webster Lake. Perfect for an evening…
Taryn
Come see the famous Dixie Boat that tours around Webster Lake.
1. Dixie Boat
1. Dixie Boat
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4 local reviews
401 S Dixie Dr, North Webster
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
(574) 834-1080
Elise
Elise
Ride the Dixie! This is a historical sternwheel boat. The ride is approximately a one hour long narrated tour of the history of lake…
Nicholas
Nicholas
The Dixie Boat is an iconic paddle wheel boat that gives tours around Webster Lake. Perfect for an evening cruise with the family. They…
Taryn
Taryn
Come see the famous Dixie Boat that tours around Webster Lake.
2. Boathouse Restaurant
2. Boathouse Restaurant
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6 local reviews
700 Park Avenue, Winona Lake
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 574-268-2179
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Rosemary
Convenient walk down the hill form Treetop Cottage and located on the shores of Winona Lake. Pleasant dining…
Randa & Rob
Beautiful screened porch overlooking the lake and canal. Good menu options , Classy bar, and fun gift shop…
Jeff
High quality food and service with a view of Winona Lake. It's a great all-around restaurant with lots of…
2. Boathouse Restaurant
2. Boathouse Restaurant
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6 local reviews
700 Park Avenue, Winona Lake
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 574-268-2179
Rosemary
Rosemary
Convenient walk down the hill form Treetop Cottage and located on the shores of Winona Lake. Pleasant dining room, bar and, in the warmer…
Randa & Rob
Randa & Rob
Beautiful screened porch overlooking the lake and canal. Good menu options , Classy bar, and fun gift shop attached to restaurant!
Jeff
Jeff
High quality food and service with a view of Winona Lake. It's a great all-around restaurant with lots of variety.
3. Oakwood Resort
3. Oakwood Resort
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4 local reviews
702 E Lake View Rd, Syracuse
(574) 457-7100
LodgingPoint of interestEstablishment
Maggie
Large, hotel restaurant with water side dining. Upscale food and in a resort setting. Some have said that…
Nicholas
Great setting on the patio to enjoy lunch or dinner while overlooking the lake. One of our favorites.
Diane
Drive or boat up. Eat on outdoor patio, right on Lake Wawasee, within a mile of the cottage.
3. Oakwood Resort
3. Oakwood Resort
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4 local reviews
702 E Lake View Rd, Syracuse
(574) 457-7100
Maggie
Maggie
Large, hotel restaurant with water side dining. Upscale food and in a resort setting. Some have said that the service can be slow, but…
Nicholas
Nicholas
Great setting on the patio to enjoy lunch or dinner while overlooking the lake. One of our favorites.
Diane
Diane
Drive or boat up. Eat on outdoor patio, right on Lake Wawasee, within a mile of the cottage.
4. The Pier & Back Porch
4. The Pier & Back Porch
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3 local reviews
702 E Lake View Rd, Syracuse
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(574) 457-8700
BarRestaurantFood
Taryn
One of my personal favorites in the lake area! You can enjoy your meal on the patio outside, which sits right…
Pat & Ron
Casual elegance dining at Oakwood Resort on Lake Wawasee.
Jim
Great views of Lake Wawasee
4. The Pier & Back Porch
4. The Pier & Back Porch
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3 local reviews
702 E Lake View Rd, Syracuse
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(574) 457-8700
Taryn
Taryn
One of my personal favorites in the lake area! You can enjoy your meal on the patio outside, which sits right on the channel to Lake…
Pat & Ron
Pat & Ron
Casual elegance dining at Oakwood Resort on Lake Wawasee.
Jim
Jim
Great views of Lake Wawasee
5. Winona Lake Trails
5. Winona Lake Trails
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4 local reviews
Winona Lake Trails, Winona Lake
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Tyler
The Heritage Trail is nearly a 2-mile path located in Kosciusko county. It is part of a larger multi-use trail…
Rosemary
"Every year the Winona Lake Trails are host to a gamut of events and are open to anyone who wants to…
5. Winona Lake Trails
5. Winona Lake Trails
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4 local reviews
Winona Lake Trails, Winona Lake
Tyler
Tyler
The Heritage Trail is nearly a 2-mile path located in Kosciusko county. It is part of a larger multi-use trail called the Lake City…
Rosemary
Rosemary
"Every year the Winona Lake Trails are host to a gamut of events and are open to anyone who wants to participate. Additionally, the trails…
6. Lake Wawasee
6. Lake Wawasee
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2 local reviews
Lake Wawasee
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Tim
Indiana's Largest Natural Lake. Lots of really expensive homes line the shores...a nice long view of the lake…
6. Lake Wawasee
6. Lake Wawasee
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2 local reviews
Lake Wawasee
Tim
Tim
Indiana's Largest Natural Lake. Lots of really expensive homes line the shores...a nice long view of the lake from the public access off…
7. Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
7. Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
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2 local reviews
1205 Pleasant Point, Rome City
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 260-854-3790
MuseumParkStore
Carolyn
Home of famous author and naturalist. Tour the home and walk around the beautiful grounds and gardens located…
Michele
View the Summer House and Gardens along Sylvan Lake. Learn of the History of One of Indiana's Writers
7. Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
7. Gene Stratton-Porter State Historic Site
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2 local reviews
1205 Pleasant Point, Rome City
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 260-854-3790
Carolyn
Carolyn
Home of famous author and naturalist. Tour the home and walk around the beautiful grounds and gardens located on Sylvan Lake. Gift shop.
Michele
Michele
View the Summer House and Gardens along Sylvan Lake. Learn of the History of One of Indiana's Writers
8. Winona Lake
8. Winona Lake
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3 local reviews
Winona Lake, Winona Lake
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John & Michelle
There are many shops downtown Winona Lake that have locally made clothing, delicious spices, and art studios. …
Amy
We love to walk the Winona Lake Trails. Don't miss it!
8. Winona Lake
8. Winona Lake
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3 local reviews
Winona Lake, Winona Lake
John & Michelle
John & Michelle
There are many shops downtown Winona Lake that have locally made clothing, delicious spices, and art studios. This is also right next to…
Amy
Amy
We love to walk the Winona Lake Trails. Don't miss it!