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For program information or reservations call 574/654-3155.
Fifty for 50!
In honor of the County Parks’ 50th Anniversary, we are celebrating with 50 free or discounted programs and special offers throughout the year! Look for this symbol highlighting the “Fifty for 50” events!
Canoe, Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard the St. Joseph River
Get your family and friends together and canoe the beautiful St. Joseph River! Also a great idea for clubs, businesses and groups of all ages! Packages include shuttle service, canoes, paddles and required life jackets. Parental signature required for renters under the age of 18. Not recommended for children 3 years of age or younger. Limited kayak and SUP rentals available. Need five or more canoes? No problem, call ahead to reserve a caravan of canoes at least ten days prior to your trip. Have your own vessel? We provide shuttle service for $7 during shuttle operations. Beginners and families may also use our pond for practice and fun for $7/hour.
Free boat cushion rental on Fridays!
Rent one; get one, Stand Up Paddleboards every weekend in June!
Evening Canoe Paddle
Experience the St. Joseph River in the evening for a leisurely 4-mile paddle. Canoes are limited and not recommended for children 3 and under. Fee includes shuttle, canoe, paddles and required life jackets. All canoes must be off the water by 10 pm.
Free Fishing Days
These days only, Indiana residents may fish without a state fishing license in Indiana waters. Free Fishing Days were created by the Indiana General Assembly in 1995 and are designated each year by the director of the Department of Natural Resources to promote angling as a recreational activity.
|Free gate fee for those fishing, just show us your fishing poles!|
Bring your friends and family to this 18-hole course. Check out the Pro Shop for all your disc golfing needs. We carry INNOVA disc golf bags and a great selection of INNOVA discs, including tie-dyed discs!
FREE Disc Golf Lessons
Guided Park Hikes
Put on your walking shoes and explore a different St. Joseph County Park each Thursday in May! Learn about the history and features of each park and get a little exercise on a FREE guided hike. Hikes last 60-90 minutes and begin at 5:30pm. Register by the Monday before the tour.
Geocache St. Joseph County Parks
Join the hunt for hidden “geocaches” in St. Joseph County Parks. Bridge the gap between technology and nature as you go for a modern-day treasure hunt for hidden caches at Spicer Lake Nature Preserve, Bendix Woods, Ferrettie/Baugo Creek, and St. Patrick’s County Parks. Park entrance fee in effect on certain days. If you’re new to geocaching, visit geocaching.com to learn all about it or see Calendar of Events, April 14 and 21.
Download Cacheport here. Printer must be set to Landscape view.
Group Canoe Rentals
Monday, March 14 we begin taking reservations for group canoe rentals (ten or more canoes) on the St. Joseph River. To print off reservation information click here. For more information or to make a reservation call 574/654-3155.