You May Not Want To Swim In These 3 Indiana Lakes This Summer Due To A Dangerous Discovery

As temperatures continue to rise and we begin to soak up more of that summer sun, we’ll quickly find ourselves searching for the nearest place to go and cool off. But before you go running into any bodies of water in Indiana, you may way to scope out the area first to see if your eyes come across any blue-green algae!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

To learn more about this toxin and how the state tests our waters, watch the footage provided by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management below.

To those who decide to check out any of these bodies of water, be sure to follow the guidelines to keep yourself safe. If any of these are your go-to spots for summer swimming, then try trading them in for The Underrated Indiana Lake That’s Perfect For A Summer Day!