Discover Bonneyville Mill

Local history, heritage, adventure, and rustic beauty–all rolled into one park.

Park Address

53373 County Road 131
Bristol, IN 46507

Directions to Bonneyville

Park Hours

January, February, November, December - 9 AM-6 PM
March, October - 9 AM-7 PM
April, September - 9 AM-8 PM
May, June, July, August - 9 AM-9 PM
MILL HOURS: Apr 18-Nov 12, Tue-Sun - 10 AM-5 PM

Park hours subject to change without notice.

Welcome to Bonneyville – a place where the tradition of the region can be tasted in the flour produced by the state’s oldest operating grist mill, and wild landscapes beckon you to wander.

The historic Bonneyville Mill is open seasonally:
10 AM – 5 PM (Tue – Sun), April 18 – November 12.

Seven miles of hiking trails meander through the park providing nature enthusiasts a chance to view abundant wildlife and beautiful wildflowers. A six-mile designated mountain bike trail provides mountain bikers a thrilling ride through wooded and rolling terrain.

In winter, Bonneyville Mill County Park offers cross-country skiers miles of challenging terrain and beautiful scenery making it one of the most popular cross-country ski areas in the region. The park’s two sledding hills will provide hours of winter fun for the whole family.


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Things to Do

Whether you crave adventure or a taste of the region’s wild beauty, come with a hefty appetite.

Biking

Over five miles of mountain biking trails are ready for riders to traverse.

Fishing

The Little Elkhart River offers anglers a chance to catch small-mouthed bass, pan fish, and stocked trout.

Snow Sports

Sledding hills and groomed ski trails offer some of the best winter fun around.

Upcoming Events

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Cast Iron Cookout & Swap Meet

08/24/2024 4:00 pm
$4/person
All
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Open House at the Schoolhouse

09/19/2024 10:00 am
Free
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Bonneyville Bird Fest

09/14/2024 10:00 am
Free
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Summer Astronomy

09/13/2024 8:00 pm
$3/person (Limit 25)
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Bonneyville Art Show

09/10/2024 10:00 am
Free
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Hoosier Riverwatch Workshop

08/30/2024 9:00 am
Free (Limit 15)
18+
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Creatures of the Night: Moths

08/29/2024 9:00 pm
Free
12+ (Please see note on age)
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Our Amazing Bats

08/23/2024 8:30 pm
Free
All
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Open House at the Schoolhouse

08/15/2024 10:00 am
Free
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Forest Bathing

08/10/2024 10:00 am
$5/person (Limit 10)
16+
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Perseids Party

08/09/2024 8:30 pm
Free
All
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Feature Grain Day

07/20/2024 11:00 am
Free
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Open House at the Schoolhouse

07/18/2024 10:00 am
Free
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Trail Trekkers: Miller for a Day

07/15/2024 1:30 pm
$2/child (Limit 15)
6-9
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Creatures of the Night: Bats

06/27/2024 8:30 pm
Free
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Shelters at Bonneyville Mill

Bonneyville offers a variety of shelters for your perfect gathering with friends and family.

Baldwin One Room Schoolhouse

Capacity35

Fee$150

Security Deposit$$100

Feedlot Shelter

Capacity150

Fee$150 (electricity included)*

Kum Mol Rie Shelter

Capacity100

Fee$85

Briar Patch Shelter

Capacity150

Fee$120

Security Deposit$$100

Lookout Shelter

Capacity50

Fee$60

Meadow Shelter

Capacity50

Fee$60