Red Pines CampfireLearn more
The Red Pines Campfire is a popular site for summer campouts and gatherings and is used annually with scout troops, outdoor clubs, and small groups. The site is ideal for a large group gathering around the campfire and perfect for roasting snacks. Special permission may be given for group overnights.
Hickory Hill ChapelLearn more
Hugged by evergreens and with a great view of the tower, the Hickory Hill Chapel is a charming spot for a medium-sized gathering or wedding. The three-sided structure is located in the lower athletic field and includes wooden benches in an amphitheater style arrangement.
Fisherman’s Camp ShelterLearn more
Located on the banks of the Elkhart River, Fisherman’s Camp is a handicap-accessible open-air shelter with picturesque views of the park and observation tower. The shelter includes a campfire pit, nearby playground, and electric outlets. The site also has easy access to the canoe/kayak launch, fishing sites, and hiking trailheads. Adjacent to the shelter is the lower athletic field and a volleyball pit.
Ox Bow Haus ShelterLearn more
The park’s only enclosed shelter with electricity and modern restroom facilities. Hiking trails, athletic field, playground and volleyball court are nearby and foldable tables and chairs are provided. Two picnic tables and grills located on back deck. A wood burning stove provides warmth during cooler months. Ox Bow Haus is open to the public as a warming house December thru February.
Cottonwood ShelterLearn more
Cottonwood shelter is a perfect choice for visitors looking for a setting to play outdoor sports while enjoying the scenic beauty of the park. A wooded patio next to the shelter provides spectacular views of the wetlands and forest. Just across the road, the athletic field offers a playground, archery range and plenty of room for ball sports. A volleyball court and horseshoe pit are a short walk away.
Black Maple ShelterLearn more
Located at the heart of the park, Black Maple is an open-air shelter with easy access to a number of recreational amenities. The spillway and fishing pier are just across the road providing excellent fishing opportunities. Nearby trails lead through woods and connects to a wooded boardwalk over a wetland habitat. A short walk will take you to the disc golf course, playground, athletic field, and volleyball court. Shelter includes a campfire pit.
Cobus Creek ShelterLearn more
The Cobus Creek Shelter is located at the heart of the park with easy access to the hiking trails, playground, restrooms, and parking lot. The shelter includes electricity and is handicap-accessible.
The shelter also features an enclosed catering kitchen with a sink, counter space, cabinets, and a serving station with a roll top window and counter. The main section of the facility features multiple picnic tables, a grill, and fireplace (wood not provided).
The Sensory Garden is also available to reserve as an add-on feature for $50.
Kum Mol Rie ShelterLearn more
Kum Mol Rie Shelter is located near the levee trail, which winds along river to the mill. The site features an open area for field sports and close access to horseshoe pits.
Briar Patch ShelterLearn more
With scenic views of the rolling countryside and room for a large gathering, Briar Patch is one of our most popular shelters. This enclosed shelter features picnic tables, a covered patio, electric outlets, and is handicap-accessible. Additional picnic tables and grills are located on the covered patio.
In winter, a wood-burning stove provides warmth for visitors. The site also features close access to multiple hiking trails and is located next to the sledding hills. Briar Patch is open to the public as a warming house December-February, when sledding hills are open.
Lookout ShelterLearn more
Located next to the observation tower, this open air shelter features hiking trails, scenic views of the rolling countryside, and plenty of space for a medium-sized large gathering.