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Deep River Waterpark

Edge Adventures

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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.



Fishing Fees

2017 Fishing Fees

Lake Etta County Park offers put-and-take fishing ponds. Fishing is open April through October from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. daily. NO LICENSE is required for the put-and-take fishing at Lake Etta. Fees are charged. Stocking dates vary based on weather conditions and availability of fish.

2017 Fishing Fees at Oak Ridge Prairie and Lake Etta County Parks

  Indiana State Residents Out of State Residents
Adults $15 $17
Children (12 & younger) $7 per pole $7 per pole
Senior Citizens (over 60 only on Mondays) $10 $12


Additional Fishing Information

  • All fishermen must have a photo I.D.
  • Daily catch limit is 10 fish per person. Two pole limit per person.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Catch and release on all large mouth bass, strictly enforced.
  • Jon boats and trolling motors available for rent at Three Rivers. Only Lake County Parks boats and equipment may be used on the lake.
  • No fishing license is required at Oak Ridge Prairie, Lake Etta, Lemon Lake, or Stoney Run.
  • A state fishing license IS required at the Grand Kankakee Marsh, Three Rivers County Park, and Big Maple Lake.
  • Currently there is no stocking and no fees charged at Lemon Lake and Stoney Run (they are great places to teach you child how to fish)
  • Catch and release on Largemouth bass is strictly enforces.

JON BOAT RENTALS AT THREE RIVERS $10 plus tax for four hours (available on weekends) TROLLING MOTORS AT THREE RIVERS $5 plus tax for four hours (available on weekends) ROW BOATS (where available) $5 plus tax for one hour

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