Largest natural lake in IN, spring fed.
Syracuse Lake Aerial Video:
Lake Syracuse is bordered on the west by N. Front Street, Pickwick Road and the B&O Railroad on the south. On the east it is bordered by E. Shore Drive and on the north by E. Northshore Drive. It connects to Lake Wawasee by a channel on the south end. Syracuse Lake, like its neighbor, Lake Wawasee, is lined with many homes used seasonally and by those who live there year round.
The area doesn’t slow down much in the colder months, as year-round residents also enjoy a variety of seasonal cultural events, snowmobiling, ice fishing, and ice boating.
Syracuse Lake is classified as a Trophic Class 1 lake having eutrophication index value of 10.
The lake is typical in structure of natural lakes of the glaciated portions of the upper Midwest. The lake is presently healthy and has balanced aquatic ecosystem (WAW 1995). It has a surface area of 1.67 km2 (414 acres) with a maximum depth of 10 m (34 ft) and an average depth of 3.9 m (13 ft).
Syracuse is a beautiful resort town located between the cities of South Bend and Fort Wayne in Indiana