Welcome to Lake Manitou
Lake Manitou is located in Rochester, Indiana. It is truly a local treasure and priceless community resource.
The purpose of the Association is to promote further understanding of Lake Manitou and its watersheds; the ecosystem of which it is a part; and its protection, restoration, and management.
We invite you to learn more about how you can help preserve the nature, history, and community that thrives around this humble body of water. Keep Lake Manitou clean, safe, and enjoyable for all.
News & Events 4.20.18
Rain Creek Watershed Video
Learn about Lake Manitou's headwaters and large watershed, specifically Rain Creek at the south end of the lake. Your association is actively studying ways to improve the total water quality of Manitou and values your support! Rain Creek VideoRead More Read ALL
Local News 8.31.17
After arrest, mother doubts her decision
For years, a woman, who wishes to remain anonymous and we will call The Driver, drove to and from work. She would load her three children in the car and take them to school before unlocking the doors to her business. In the evenings, she would lo...Read More