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Bellaboo's Play and Discovery Center

Deep River Waterpark

Turkey Creek Golf Course

Conway Observatory and CAS web link

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The Lake County Parks Department is committed to providing quality parks and open spaces along with many recreational, cultural, and educational opportunities for the use an enjoyment of all Lake County residents and visitors.


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CSRI Skate- For families with Special Needs!
Join us at Deep River Waterpark for a skate party especially for individuals with special needs. Sign up by January 23! Click photo for more information

Sunday, January 22- A Documentary Viewing at Gibson Woods

Come watch "Great Traditions: The Origins of Birds" at the Gibson Woods Environmetal Awareness Center on Sunday, January 22nd at 1 p.m.
Please reserve your spot for this FREE event by calling 219.844.3188

Cross Country Skiing at Stoney Run and Lemon Lake

Sledding at Oak Ridge Prairie & Lemon Lake

Please Note: Gibson Woods Nature Preserve and the EAC will be closed from December 21st-January2nd
 Busy Boo Avenue  

Bellaboo's Play and Discovery Center

Anyone who has raised a child, watched a child, or remembers being a child knows that children PLAY - and through play they learn. That's why Bellaboo's is designed for children ages 9 and younger. Click the photo for details about Bellaboo's many fun activities. 

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Did You know that in 2018 the Lake County Parks will celebrate 50 years?

Stay tuned to learn what exciting new things will come in the next 50 years!

Exploring Nature

Leave No Child Inside

Leave No Child InsideParticipation in outdoor activities in natural settings increases self-esteem, decreases Attention-Deficit Disorder symptoms, and contributes to early learning, emotional and physical development of children. Click photo.


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For reservations and more information about the Lake County Parks Call 219-769-PARK
Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm Central Time (Chicago Time)

Lake County Parks and Recreation Department Corporate Office
8411 East Lincoln Highway, Crown Point, Indiana 46307
Just west of Deep River WaterparK 4.5 miles east of I-65 on Route 30