Deep River County Park

Deep River gazebo
Deep River Grinders lineup
Deep River bridge
Deep River Maple Syrup

The 1,362-acre Deep River County Park is divided into several unique areas. Along Old Lincoln Highway is the historic buildings area, with Wood’s Historic Grist Mill, a wedding gazebo, and the home field of the Deep River Grinders. Along County Line Road is another entrance, along with picnic shelters that are available for rent, a little free library, and a playground. Further north, along Ainsworth Road is Big Maple Lake with fishing opportunities and a lake trail. 

TRAIL CONDITION UPDATE

5-29-2020

Due to flooding and erosion, many of our trails have sustained extreme damage. Please exercise caution on the trails even when the river is low. Thank you.

AddressDeep River County Park Wood's Historic Grist Mill & Visitor's Center area:
9410 Old Lincoln Highway
Hobart, IN 46342

HoursPark open 7 am to dusk, all year round

PhoneMain phone: 219-947-1958

Park maintenance phone: 219-942-6710

AddressDeep River County Line Entrance area:
7510 County Line Rd.
Hobart, IN 46342

AddressDeep River County Park Big Maple Lake area: 7302 Ainsworth Rd. Hobart, IN 46342

HoursParks open 7 am to dusk, all year round 

Features of Deep River Park

  • Wood's Historic Grist Mill 
  • General Store (May-October)
  • Wedding Gazebo
  • Fishing (Indiana waters)
  • Canoe Launch
  • Hayrides (tractor driven, September and October)
  • Horse & Hiking trails


  • Interpretative staff
  • Picnic shelters & tables retals
  • Playgroundl
  • Educational programs
  • Toilets (flush & pit)
Deep River Bridge

Deep River events

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