Lake James, South Live Cam

Steuben County, situated in northeastern Indiana


Hosted by:
  • Lake James Association
  • P.O. Box 1071 - Angola
  • Indiana 46703 - United States

Preservation of lake resources

Steuben County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state, with the latest census indicating 30,000 residents. From the gorgeous hills of Southern Indiana to the windswept dunes along Lake Michigan, Indiana is filled with interesting scenery, events and cultural activities. Visit our state parks and museums, or take a tour of our beautiful historic buildings.

Boat Rental

V-bottom fishing boats can be rented for $2.50 per hour or $9.50 per day plus tax. Paddle boats are $5 per hour plus tax. Life cushions are required for both types of boats. You may bring your own or use one of the park's free of charge. The rental location is in front of the Potawatomi Inn. Pontoon boats can be rented May through Sept. 30. The cost varies. Rates range from $100 to $125 per day. Contact the Potawatomi Inn to make a reservation.


Tables, grills, playground equipment and play fields are provided. Picnickers are reminded there are no trash receptacles at the park. Garbage bags are available at the front gate. Winter picnicking at Pokagon is also allowed.

Cross Country Skiing

Three cross country skiing trails are available at the park. Difficulty ranges from easy to moderate. Trails are open Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. when conditions are favorable. There must be six inches of snow for the trails to be open. There are no ski rental fees. Warming center and concessions available.


Pokagon is home to the state's only refrigerated toboggan slide. The toboggan is open Thanksgiving through the last Sunday in Feb. Riders reach speeds of nearly 50 miles per hour. Slide hours are Friday 5-10 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday and Holidays 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The toboggan has extended hours during Thanksgiving and Christmas break. Sleds must be rented at the park and are $4 per toboggan per hour. Each toboggan holds 4 people. They are rented first come, first serve. No reservations.