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Bellaboo's Play and Discovery Center

Deep River Waterpark

Turkey Creek Golf Course

Conway Observatory and CAS web link

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Lake County Parks


Preschool in the Park is BACK!
Wednesdays starting September 7-October 26 at 10 a.m.

Fall into some fun at Deep River County Park with Preschool in the Park! Each morning will include a story along with a craft or hand's-on learning activity. Geared especially for children ages 5 and under, there's a theme to fit every kid! Click the photo to the left to see the full schedule.

Conway Observatory's Final Event for 2016: Searching for Andromeda

Join volunteers from the Calumet Astronomy Society on Saturday, November 5th for a public stargazing event with the Andromeda Galaxy at the focus. Volunteers will help teach visitors about this neighboring galaxy, and everyone will have the opportunity to seek out the Andromeda Galaxy through the use of the observatory's telescopes.



Fall into Fun... all break long!

Spend your fall break at Deep River County Park! With hayrides, apple cider, and an October Obstacle Course there's so much to see and do during these special days!

Visit any time from 11-4 on October 21-24, and October 28-31, just don't miss the hayrides at 12, 1, and 2 p.m.

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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. 

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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