Geist Reservoir is a reservoir in the northeastern part of metropolitan Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. It was constructed in 1943 by damming Fall Creek to provide water for Indianapolis. Upon completion, Geist Reservoir was the second-largest man-made lake in Indiana, Geist gradually bought some 5,000 acres in Fall Creek Valley in the 1920s and 1930s, including the small town of Germantown, which today lies at the bottom of the reservoir. Although controversial, the reservoir was completed in 1943. Today, known to have some of the most expensive shoreline in the Indianapolis area.
Geist residents enjoy the large body of water this area has to offer. Amenities in the area include a numerous water activities including boating, sailing, kayaking to name a few. There are has lots of rolling hills and heavily wooded. These points along with it’s close proximity to Indianapolis make it a popular area to live.