From I-74 head west on Highway 52 for 15 miles to Brookville. Continue to State Route 101 North following signs to the Tailwater Recreation Area.
FISHING, PICNICKING, DAY USE AREA
The Tailwater #2 Shelter is located at the base of Brookville Lake Dam. Visitors enjoy the accessibility to cold water trout fishing in the tailwater and the river access offered by this site. Tailwater #2 Shelter is a day use are only. There is no camping allowed at this site.
Brookville Lake offers excellent boating, water skiing, canoeing, and kayaking opportunities. Canoeing, kayaking, and rafting are popular recreation activities in the Whitewater River located directly below the dam. Other recreation opportunities at the lake include hiking, swimming, camping, fishing, hunting, cabin and boat rentals, gun and archery ranges, and horseback riding. The Tailwater #2 shelter is located a short drive away from the Brookville Visitor Center which offers exhibits, history, and information about the lake and the Corps missions in the Ohio Valley.
The Tailwater #2 Shelter is located near a modern indoor restroom. Electric plug-ins, a water spigot/fountain, and a cooking grill are provided with the reservation. Capacity for parking at this site is limited to 98 available parking spaces.
Tailwater #2 Shelter is located at the base of the Brookville Lake Dam. The Whitewater River flows within sight behind the shelter. There is a large open grassy space surrounding the shelter.
Brookville Lake offers 51 miles of hiking, boating, water skiing, canoeing, and kayaking. Brookville’s recreation facilities include beaches, boat ramps, campgrounds, fishing piers, an 18-hole golf course, lodging, marinas, picnic areas, playgrounds, restaurants, shooting and archery ranges, and trout fishing in the tailwater.