Our Mission

The Elkhart County Parks Department mission is to enhance the quality of life, preserve the Countyโ€™s cultural, historical, and natural resources; and provide educational and recreational opportunities.

Administrative Office


*Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed weekends and County holidays

*COVID-19 UPDATE: To protect the health of our community, the administrative office is closed to the public until further notice. Staff are also available to respond to your inquiries via email, Facebook, and phone.


For all park-related information, shelter reservations or program registration, call the Elkhart County Parksโ€™ Administration Office: 574-535-6458.

Office Location: 211 W. Lincoln Avenue Goshen, IN 46526-3280

After Hours: For information after regular business hours, please call the Ox Bow Park Gatehouse at 574-875-7422 or visit us on Facebook.