With more than 100 natural lakes in Kosciusko County, residents and visitors of the Warsaw region love the outdoors. In fact, there are three lakes that are completely within or part of the City of Warsaw’s boundaries. The outdoor opportunities continue past the water’s edge. There are wildlife areas, golf courses, bike trails, greenways and many other assets that contribute to the quality of life in Warsaw, Winona Lake and Kosciusko County.

Examples of recreational assets and opportunities include:

City-County Athletic Complex (CCAC): A 65-acre sports complex, the CCAC has facilities for baseball, softball, basketball, indoor and outdoor soccer, rugby and volleyball. Used by local residents and for national competitions, the CCAC is recognized as one of the top facilities of its kind in the nation.

Lake City Skiers: A competitive water ski team, the Lake City Skiers offer public shows on Hidden Lake throughout the summer; be amazed by the human pyramids and airborne stunts.

Ride+Walk Warsaw+Winona Lake: The region’s bike trails and greenways offer sightseeing and exercise together! There are purpose-built greenways in Winona Lake and in Warsaw. Mountain bike trails in Winona Lake offer a challenge for the novice and for the expert riders who visit every year for a variety of competitions. The KC Velo Club would be happy to have you join them. You can also check out all the action at the Fat & Skinny Tire Festival, which includes road races, trail races, kid’s events and the hotly contested Orthopedic Cup Celebrity Beach Cruiser Relay Race.

The Dixie Sternwheeler: Tour Lake Webster in a restored sternwheeler. The Dixie offers daily public cruises Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Most cruises last about an hour.

Indiana State Parks: Nearby state parks offer a wide variety of outdoor recreation. From hiking to camping to cross-country skiing, check it out at IN.gov.

An even greater variety of recreational opportunities can be found at the Kosciusko County Convention and Visitors Bureau’s website.