Oswego Lake is located in Plain Township, Indiana, under 50 miles from Fort Wayne.
Named for the Polish general Tadeusz Kościuszko, who served in the American Revolutionary War, Kosciusko County has a population of just under 80,000.
The closest major airport is Fort Wayne International and is just over an hour away. Urgent care can be provided at Kosciusko Community Hospital, 18 minutes away.
Stock up on snacks and groceries at Walmart Supercenter 2501 Walton Boulevard. Locals recommend restaurants such as Stacy's Family Restaurant, Little New York Family Restaurant, and Red Apple House of Pancakes.
At 78 acres and a maximum depth of 37 feet, Oswego Lake offers great fishing. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, bowfin, northern pike, channel catfish, striped bass, common carp, muskellunge, flathead catfish.
Boating and skiing are other recreational activities to enjoy here. There is a public access point, but many homes along the shore have a private ramp or dock.
The lake is connected to Lake Tippecanoe, another lovely option for residents. This lake measures 786 acres with a maximum depth of 122 feet, perfect for boating, skiing, fishing, and relaxing. Anglers can toss a line out for bluegill, redear, catfish, black crappie, largemouth bass, northern pike, rock bass, and yellow perch.
Adults of age can have dinner at OAK & ALLEY, a burger bar with craft brews.
Hit the links at Rozella Ford Golf Club, an 18-hole, par 70 facility in Warsaw. It also features a pro shop, driving range, and lounge.
Residents can take the family skating at Hanson's Eastlake Skating Center, which can also accommodate birthday parties.
Go out to dinner and see a show at the Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts, including concerts and theatre performances.
The area surrounding Oswego Lake offers lots of opportunities for getting in touch with nature.
Nearby trails include Winona Lake Trails (9.7 miles), Beyer Farm Boardwalk Trail (1.2 miles), Syracuse-Wawasee Trails (11 miles), Old Chinworth Bridge Trail (1.9 miles), and Heritage Trail (1.8 miles).
Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Oswego Lake is an excellent choice.