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Also visit:

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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November Family Nature Walk at Gibson Woods

Saturday, November 18th at 8:30 am
Bring the family to meet a naturalist and walk the trails as you learn about the plants and wildlife in the park. Join us the 18th to experience nature’s fascinating flora and fauna as the season begins to change. This program is free and is designed for all ages!

Leonid Meteor Shower

Saturday, November 18 from 8-10 pm
On November 18th the Calumet Astronomy Center in Lowell will be hosting at event going from 8-10 pm to watch the Leonid Meteor Shower. This evening will be the peak of the shower and we are looking forward to searching the skies for breathtaking sights.

Tree Decorating Naturally

Join us Saturday, December 2nd as we decorate Gibson Woods' holiday tree with “natural” ornaments! From 1-3pm there will be a variety of natural items to make your ornaments such as acorns, pinecones, or other materials. Make a few ornaments for our tree, or to take home. Have materials already? Bring them out to share. Enjoy holiday music in the “Bird Room” as see who’s visiting the feeders.


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.



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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