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St. Joseph County Parks

Your Place for Outdoor Family Fun!
Bendix WoodsFerrettie/BaugoCrone Restoration AreaLaSalle TrailSpicer LakeSt. Patrick'sAnderson RoadChamberlain Lake
 
Special Events:
Outdoor Elements
Sugar Camp Days 2016
 
Park Programs:
Big Trees
Calendar of Events
IN Master Naturalist
Leisure Activities
Nature Munchkins
School & Scout
 
Information:
Annual Report
Contacts
Deer Management
Support School Programs
Employment/ Volunteer Opps
Facility Rental Information
The Friends of St. Joseph County Parks
Park Foundation
Park Hours/Fees
Park Maps
Master Plan
Greenways Charrette
Park Related Links
Request for Proposals
Park Rules

Leisure Activities

For program information or reservations call 574/654-3155.

We are celebrating throughout 2016 with Fifty for 50 fun, special offers. Look for the symbol below!


Cross-Country Skiing at St. Patrick’s

Ski two parks for the price of one! St. Patrick’s and adjacent Madeline Bertrand County Park team together to offer a uni-trail pass. Trail passes purchased at either park will be honored at both parks. Ski trails are groomed at both parks throughout the week. Rental includes skis, boots and poles. Parental signature required for renters age 16 and under. All equipment is due in by 5pm (additional fee applies for late return). Check our Facebook page or Twitter feed for trail condition updates.

50th Free hot chocolate every Friday with paid rentals!

Snowshoe Rental

  • December 26 through January 3, daily; January 9 through March 6, weekends only (snow conditions permitting)
  • Ferrettie/Baugo Creek County Park: Baugo Station
  • 11am to 4pm
  • Gate fee plus $3/person

Snowshoeing is a great way to enjoy winter sights and sounds. Plus, it never hurts to get a little added exercise in the winter! Parental signature required for renters age 16 and under. Equipment is due back by 5pm (additional fee applies for late return).

50th Free snowshoe rentals on Sunday, January 24th and February 28th! Limited snowshoes available.

Disc Golf

  • Open daily, Pro Shop hours vary
  • Ferrettie/Baugo Creek Co. Park; Pro Shop located in Gate House
  • 10am to park closing
  • Daily pass: $4/adult; $3/youth (age 15 and under)
    Annual pass: $30/adult; $20/youth
    Annual gate/disc golf combo pass: $50

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!


Innertubing

  • December 26 through January 3, daily; January 9 through March 6, weekends only (snow conditions permitting)
  • 11am to 5pm
  • Gate fee plus $3/person
  • St. Patrick’s County Park: Brown Barn
    Ferrettie/Baugo Creek County Park: Baugo Station

Winter fun for everyone! Innertubing hills are supervised. Innertubes are provided as available. Sleds and toboggans are not permitted. Not recommended for children 3 years of age or younger. Check our Facebook page or Twitter feed for hill status.

Acrobat Reader Innertubing Hill Rules

50th Every 50th tuber free in January, beginning January 9!

Private Innertubing Parties

Private parties are great events for your club, school, church, business or family event. Parties are available during the week and after public hours on the weekends at both innertubing sites. To print off registration information log onto www.sjcparks.org. For more information or to make a reservation call 574/277-4828. Parties are confirmed only when payment is received.


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.