Oak Ridge Prairie

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Oak Ridge Prarie CSRI

With its 965 acres, Oak Ridge Prairie is the regional hub for both the Oak Savannah and Erie Lackawanna Trails. From the park, you could take a bike trail up to Hammond, over to Porter County, or down to Crown Point. Additionally the park features two large playgrounds, a sledding hill, and 5 miles of hiking trails. The prairie is home to many native plants and animals.

Address301 South Colfax Street
Griffith, IN 46319

HoursPark open 7 a.m. to sunset year round


Maintenance: (219) 884-7238

features of Oak Ridge Prairie

  • Parking fee (when gatekeeper on duty)
  • Fishing / Fishing pier
    • No Ice Fishing permitted at any Lake County Park
  • Seasonal Hayrides (tractor drawn)
  • Hiking trails (paved and dirt) 
  • Open play fields
  • Picnic tables & shelters
  • Sledding hill (no toboggans, snowboards or metal runners)
  • Cross Country Skiing 
  • Toilets (pit)
  • Trail head for Oak Savannah Trail
  • Volleyball standards