Lake Etta

Wedding pergola
Lake Etta Beach Chairs
Lake Etta Hall
Lake Etta trees

Lake Etta County Park is a 112-acre oasis tucked in the southwest corner of Gary. In addition to having access to the Little Calumet River, playgrounds, shelters, fishing, and a beach area for swimming. Lake Etta is also home to a beautiful banquet hall and wedding pergola. Not far from major highways and well-populated areas, visitors will find surprising tranquility perfect for outdoor relaxation. 

Address4801 West 29th Avenue
Gary, IN 46406

features of Lake Etta

  • Accessible Fishing pier
  • Banquet facilities overlooking the lake, seats 250
  • Fishing
    • No Ice Fishing permitted at any Lake County Park
  • Hiking trails
  • Parking fee (when gatekeeper on duty)

HoursPark open 7 a.m. to sunset year round

  • Picnic table & shelters for rental
  • Playground
  • Beach & Swimming Lake (seasonally) 
  • Toilets (flush & pit)
  • Volleyball standards
  • Leashed pets welcome
  • Canoe Launch on the Little Calumet River 


  • Lake Etta Banquet Hall Inquiries: 219-923-3830
  • Park Maintenance phone: 219-944-9601

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