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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:
Tail Waggin’ Hayride
Outdoor Elements
Park Programs:
Big Trees
Calendar of Events
IN Master Naturalist
Leisure Activities
Nature Munchkins
School & Scout
Annual Report
Deer Management
Support School Programs
Employment/ Volunteer Opps
Facility Rental Information
Friends of Bendix Woods & Spicer Lake
Park Foundation
Park Hours/Fees
Park Maps
Master Plan
Greenways Charrette
Park Related Links
Request for Proposals
Park Rules

Mission and Vision Statements

Mission Statement:

" St. Joseph County Parks will enrich the community and the lives of St. Joseph County residents by conserving and caring for significant natural areas, promoting understanding and stewardship of our unique natural and cultural heritage through innovative programs and services, and enhancing visitor experiences through well-maintained park facilities."

Vision Statement:

"Continuing the Legacy of Greatness!"

Master Plan:

Every few years, St. Joseph County Parks works on a Master Plan to guide our activities for the next five years. Click here to visit our 2014 - 2018 Master Plan Document Page

Annual Report:

2013 Annual Report

2013 Program Partners & Sponsors


2008 Economic Impact Study Report