Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area

Natural Areas: Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area

Black Willow tree leaves and blossoms

Black Willow. Click to enlarge

Lost Bridge West State Recreational Area is one of several SRAs arrayed along the shores of Salamonie Lake. There are several short trails. Of these, Id start with the oft-soggy Marsh Trail, which true to its name circles an interesting marsh. Add the Tree ID Trail or the Turkey Cove Trail if time permits.


Huntington County. From the intersection of IN 105 and IN 124, north 1 miles on IN 105, then left mile on Lost Bridge Road to the entrance. (Fee)

GPS: N 40 45.892 W 85 37.543


Many facilities, including a nature center.

Finder Sketch

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Nearby Natural Areas (miles)

Kokiwanee Nature Preserve (7.7)
Hanging Rock Nature Preserve (9.4)
Hathaway Preserve at Ross Run (10.8)
Tel-Hy Nature Preserve (11.2)
Pehkokia Woods (13)
Asherwood Nature Preserve (17.3)