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July 20, 2020 3:08 PM

COVID-19 Parks Update: All Lake County Parks and facilities are currently open with limitations.

For our park facilities (Deep River General Store, Gift Shop, Gibson Woods Nature Center, etc.) please visit the park's Facebook page or call the facility for the most up to date hours.
For golf, please visit
For Deep River Waterpark, please visit All tickets must be purchased in advance.
For Bellaboo's, please visit

As of this writing (7/20/2020) Mask Mandates have been put into effect by the City of Gary and Town of Merrillville. These mandates require masks for indoor spaces within these cities/towns in addition to outdoor spaces if you are with someone outside of your own household where social distancing is not possible. Please be aware that (despite their mailing addresses) Bellaboo's/Three Rivers, Deep River, Turkey Creek, Lake Etta, Oak Ridge Prairie, and the Oak Savannah Trail all reside at least partially in Gary and/or Merrillville. Enforcement will be determined by the local jurisdictions.

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