Parks & Playgrounds

Albion

Hidden Diamonds

Location: 200 Weber Road; Park Department, 260-636-2246

What’s there: City park set on 48 acres featuring pavilion, playground and splash pad; baseball and softball diamonds. Camping with electrical and water hookups is available.

 

Owen Park

Location: 510 E. Main St.

What’s there: The park is located at Main and First streets across from the Central Noble Schools complex. Pavilion, picnic tables, grill and horseshoe pits.

 

Valley View Park

Location: 411 W. Main St.

What’s there: The park is located two blocks west of the Noble County Courthouse square. Baseball and softball diamonds, pavilion with picnic tables, playground, grill and concession stand.

 

Chain O’Lakes State Park

Location: 2355 E. 75 S.; 260-636-2654; www.dnr.in.gov .

What’s there: The park is a small boater’s paradise. Eight connecting lakes are the center of your adventures. Paddle through the chain of lakes, hike the trails, swim at the beach, visit the Stanley Schoolhouse or attend a nature program at the nature center.

 

Avilla

Eley Park

Location: West Albion Street; 260-897-2781

What’s there: Baseball and softball diamonds, tennis courts, picnic pavilion, playground and community center

 

Cromwell

Community Park

Location: Park Street, 260-856-4501

What’s there: Ball diamond, tennis courts, running track, picnic pavilion and community center

Kendallville

Bixler Lake Park

Location: Park Avenue; 260-347-1064; www.kendallville-in.gov

What’s there: Campground, walking trail connects park to outdoor recreation sports complex on South Allen Chapel Road. Tent or group camping, more than 100 campsites with electrical and water service, RV hookups, nature preserve, public lake access, ball diamonds, beaches, sand volleyball courts, fishing and playground. No alcohol is permitted. Summer weekends and holidays; $2 per car without a city resident pass. Additional charges for camping facilities.

 

Sunset Park

Location: 520 Weston Ave.

What’s there: This 32-acre city park offers three ball diamonds, full-size soccer field, pavilion, shuffleboard courts and the area’s largest playground.

  

Outdoor Sports Complex

Location: 524 S. Allen Chapel Road

What’s there: This 89-acre sports complex contains four lighted ball diamonds, three soccer fields, basketball court, shuffleboard court, concession stand, restrooms and playground.

 

Kimmell

Community Park

What’s there: Baseball diamond and horseshoe pit

 

LaOtto

Community Park

Location: West of Old State Road 3

What’s there: Baseball diamond and playground

 

Ligonier

Kenney Memorial Park

Location: West Union Street, 260-894-7344

What’s there: Jennie Thompson Gardens, ball diamonds, tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, playground and splash pad.

 

Woodlawn Park

Location: Lincolnway West

What’s there: Picnic area and pavilion, soccer field, skateboard and BMX park

 

Elkhart Riverwalk

Location: Lincolnway West

What’s there: Paved walkway on the banks of the Elkhart River

 

Triangle Park

Location: Cavin Street

What’s there: Site of the city clock and fountain with flower beds

 

Prentiss Park

Location: Corner of Main and Sixth streets

What’s there: Playground

 

Rome City

Kelly Park

Location: South Kelly Street

What’s there: A popular place for family gatherings and sports leagues; tennis courts, basketball courts, baseball diamonds, soccer-football field, playground and covered pavilion

 

Gaff Park

Location: Lions Drive

What’s there: Three-acre park shaped like a bowl with sloped sides are perfect for sledding and community concerts

 

Lakeside Park

Location: West side, Sylvan Lake

What’s there: Shore fishing access, basketball goals and playground

 

Grant Park

Location: Grant Street

What’s there: Baseball diamond and playground close to an elementary school

 

Sycamore Park

Location: Indiana 9 north

What’s there: This one-acre park is on the site of the Sylvan Lake spillway and has a steep hill for sledding

 

Wolcottville

Taylor Park

Location: South on Indiana 9

What’s there: Playground, ball diamond, picnic pavilion and basketball court

 

Wolcott Park

Location: North on Indiana 9

What’s there: Natural area with pond and walking path

 

Field of Dreams Park

Location: West side of town

What’s there: Baseball diamonds, soccer-football field and playground

 

Wolf Lake

 

Noble Township Park

U.S. 33 and Indiana 109

Basketball court, baseball diamonds, gazebo and community center