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Cecil M. Harden Lake (Raccoon SRA)

1588 S. Raccoon Parkway

Native forest and large rock outcrops line the upper part of Big Raccoon Creek. Cecil M. Harden Lake resulted from the damming of the creek for flood control. The lake also provides recreation, wildlife management and economic benefits. A variety of fish, flora and fauna can be viewed at the property.

Nearby Historic Mansfield Roller Mill is a preserved, working example of industrialization in Indiana at the turn of the 20th century. This 1880s flour mill uses machinery from that time to show visitors how flour and cornmeal were processed from wheat and corn. It is an almost complete and unchanged example of flour mills from this time period.


1880's Roller Mill
Tours and Corn Grinding Demonstrations
Archery Range
Basketball Courts
Boating / 5 Launch Ramps
Fishing / Ice Fishing
Fishing Pier (open when water level permits)
Hiking Trails
Horseshoe Pits
Hunting / Limited
Interpretive Services
Picnicking / Shelterhouses
Playground Equipment
Rental - Fishing Boats, Pontoons
Swimming / Beach
Volleyball Courts
Wildlife Viewing Areas

Electric / 240 sites
Non-electric / 37 sites
Primitive / 35 sites
Youth Tent Areas
Camp Store
Dumping Station


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