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Bellaboo's Play and Discovery Center

Deep River Waterpark

Edge Adventures

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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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Happening at the Lake County Parks!

Skate in the New Year!

Sunday,December 31, 2017 5-10 pm
$5 per person + Rental Fees if required

Ring in the New Year as a family in “Paddles Time Zone”!  We ring in the New Year at 8 pm so kids won’t be up past midnight. Join the fun and skate in the New Year! We will have a DJ, ice skating, and concessions for sale all evening.  Call Deep River Water Park for more information 219- 947-7850

Winter Bird ID

Many species of birds stick around during the winter times in Northwest Indiana. Join a park naturalist at Gibson Woods on February 2nd at 10am for this free program to find out what birds you may find and where to look for them. You make be surprised by some of the unexpected birds that stay around.  If the weather permits, we will take a short hike, and then return to Environmental Awareness Center to warm up in the “bird room” while watching at the feeder.


Ice Skating

Skating at Deep River Water Park will be going on November 24th though February 25th! Click the skating image on the left to see Deep Rivers hours and prices.


 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, and events including their current partnership with Whole Foods Market

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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