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Parks and Destinations

To get to know Elkhart County, you need to step outside and experience it. Check out our park properties to find the one you want to visit first.

Ox BowLearn more

One of our most popular parks, Ox Bow County Park offers acres of natural beauty, athletic fields, trails, and year-round programs.

Bonneyville MillLearn more

A unique blend of regional history and natural beauty can be found at Bonneyville Mill County Park. 222 acres of gently rolling hills, woodlands, marshes and open meadows form a perfect background for picturesque Bonneyville Mill.

River PreserveLearn more

Historic canals, dams, and foundations blend seamlessly with wild beauty in this vast linear park that runs along the Elkhart River.

DeFries GardensLearn more

Explore seasonal gardens of ornamental flora and native plant collections at this picturesque property, located within the River Preserve.

Boot Lake Nature PreserveLearn more

Explore 300 acres of stunning prairie, forest, and wetland.

Cobus CreekLearn more

Spend the day by the creek and take in the natural beauty of the region in this local Elkhart gem.

Pumpkinvine Nature TrailLearn more

Take a stroll or bike ride through lush woodland corridors surrounded by rolling farmland on this scenic trail running from Goshen to Shipshewana.

Elkhart County Historical MuseumLearn more

We tell the ongoing story of Elkhart County by building lasting connections to history.

Treasure IslandLearn more

A riverside slice of recreation heaven.

Lieber Nature PreserveLearn more

Wind your way through protected prairies, woodlands, and waterscapes.

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