Middlefork Reservoir



Middlefork Reservoir, 1750 Sylvan Nook Dr, Richmond, IN 47374



The Reservoir

Richmond Parks and Recreation is responsible for the operation and usage of this city water reservoir area. The lake spans 177 acres, with the land acreage totaling 100.

Middle Fork Service Center Hours

April 15 - 30                       open 7 am - 7 pm
May 1 - August 31             open 7 am - 9 pm
September 1 - 30               open 7 am - 7 pm

Indiana 2019 FREE fishing days: April 20th, May 18th, and June 1st and 2nd

Woof Woof

The Hill's Bark Park, Richmond's only dog park, is also located at Middlefork Reservoir. It is an off-leash dog park where dog owners can take their dogs to run free and socialize with others. Furry friends of all shapes and sizes are welcome, although there are some rules to follow. Learn more about the rules here.


Check out the map below to see all the things Middlefork Reservoir has to offer! Other amenities of the reservoir include:

  • Bait Shop
  • Boating
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Concessions
  • Docking Facilities
  • Dog Park (Hill's Bark Park)
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Fishing
  • Nature Area 
  • Picnic Areas 
  • Playground (Super Park)
  • RC Airplane Field 
  • Restrooms
  • Shelters (Open Air and Enclosed) 
  • Nature Trail 

Your Next Event

With Middlefork's combination of amenities, the location might just be the perfect fit for your next birthday, party, family reunion or other upcoming event. Check out Middlefork Reservoir Shelters to find the right location for you.


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