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    About Van Bibber Lake
    Putnam County, Indiana

    Van Bibber Lake is in Clinton Township, Indiana, under 60 miles from Indianapolis.

    Named in honor of Israel Putnam, a hero of the American Revolution, this county has a population of around 38,000 people.

    There are a few smaller airports nearby, but the largest major airport is Indianapolis International, 55 minutes away. Urgent care can be provided at Putnam County Hospital, 19 minutes away.

    Stock up on snacks and groceries at the local Kroger, 18 minutes away. Locals recommend restaurants such as Bainbridge-Dari-Ette, Fairway Family Restaurant, Almost Home Restaurant, and Taco Wapo Burrito Factory.

    Happy Medium

    At 227 acres, Van Bibber Lake has lots to offer. Popular activities include swimming, boating, relaxing, and fishing.

    This lake has a variety of different fish species to catch. Anglers can expect to find largemouth bass, channel catfish, yellow bullhead, common carp, flathead catfish, rock bass, walleye, and saugeye.

    Entertainment Options

    Putnam County Museum provides an in-depth history of the county. There are several programs and exhibits such as county folklore and famous figures from the area.

    Indulge your sweet tooth at Completely Nuts and Candy Company for handcrafted delights.

    Explore Nature

    Those looking to reconnect with nature have a lot of options. These include hiking trails such as People’s Pathway Putnam Nature Trailhead, Depauw Nature Park, and Tansy Wells Nature Trail.

    Excellent Location for Lake Life

    Whether you are looking to buy a family home, a full-time retirement residence, or waterfront property, Van Bibber Lake is an excellent choice.