It’s Fourth of July Week!

You can always make a donation to support our wonderful fireworks at

It’s going to be a busy week here on Lake Freeman! Lots of friends and family will be coming down. The weather is supposed to be beautiful and of course our awesome Fireworks celebration. A big shout out to Katrina Coghill and Pat Musser for all their hard work.

The big news this year is that the fireworks show will be held, Saturday July 4th at ski island. This is a new location, mid-lake. The show begins around 10:00 PM.

Friday July 3rd: Fireworks fundraiser abound the Madam Carroll featuring one of Monticello’s best bands The Jay Walkers. This will be a special show with some special guests. Get your tickets at!

Saturday July4th: Boat Parade.YES you can join in! Decorate your boat and register by Oakdale Dam at 9:30, parade begins at 10:30. The Madam Carroll will be honoring First Responders (So appropriate this year) There will also be a fly over, so salute the skies.

Don’t miss the Volleyball tournament at the Sandbar. Registration begins at 11:00am. Get a team together and get out there!

Fireworks begin at dusk at ski Island.

PLEASE BE CAREFUL! This is our busiest weekend of the year. The Conservation Officers will be prowling. Keep your eyes peeled and make sure you are operating safely. Let’s have fun and be proud Americans.

Show your patriotism. Wear your Stars and Stripes!

Welcome to Lake Freeman Life. We’re here to be the go to, informative resource for the people who live and play around one of Indiana’s most beautiful lakes. Lake Freeman is located in Monticello, Indiana and is a unique treasure. Formed by the construction of the Oakdale Dam in 1925 it is ten miles long and enjoys fifty miles of shoreline. Boaters, fishermen, families and visitors have countless opportunities to enjoy the water and beauty. At Lake Freeman Life, we want to offer fresh and relevant information. Share with your family and friends. Bookmark it for yourself. Come back often.Talk to us! We want to keep you informed with stories, news, photos, contests and conversation. We hope you find useful.

Snacks at Susan's

When your boat is thirsty for gas, make sure you satisfy your hunger pangs too. Susan’s Freeman Bay is the place to fuel up for everyone. Now her snack list is posted on the gas pumps. Susan also has a brochure so you can be prepared when you dock.She has about anything you could possibly want. And lots of cool merchandise inside, but you can’t go in right now so ask. The gals who work the dock are working their tails off, give a tip!

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What is more fun than a snack on the boat?

What is your favorite Lake Freeman summer beverage?

Poll Results

What is your favorite Lake Freeman summer beverage?

  • Ice Tea ( 10.87%)

  • Beer ( 52.17%)

  • Wine ( 8.7%)

  • Soda ( 2.17%)

  • Lemonade ( 0%)

  • Margarita ( 4.35%)

  • Vodka with ? ( 19.57%)

  • Energy Drink ( 2.17%)

Lake Freeman Facts

Sea Level Elevation: 610'