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

Jan-Feb, Nov-Dec - 9 AM-6 PM
Mar, Oct - 9 AM-7 PM
Apr, Sept - 9 AM-8 PM
May-Aug - 9 AM- 9 PM

Park hours subject to change without notice.

Welcome to Bonneyville–a place where 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.

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 a wooded and rolling terrain.

The little Elkhart River offers anglers small-mouth bass, panfish and stocked rainbow trout throughout the season.

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.

Numerous picnic tables can be found throughout the park and are available for your use. Picnic shelters providing a perfect place for family gatherings, group activities and company events can be reserved.

Your visit to the park will come to life as you participate in one of the many historical and environmental programs offered by the interpretive staff throughout the year.

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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Backyard Maple Sugaring

02/23/2019 9:30 am
$4/person
8+
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Farm to Fork

02/21/2019 6:00 pm
Free
All
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Yoga in the Parks

02/13/2019 5:00 pm
$10/person
14+
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Traditional Herbs

01/26/2019 1:00 pm
$15/person
All
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Cross-Country Ski Night

01/17/2019 5:00 pm
Free
8+
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Wednesday Bird Walk: Bonneyville

01/02/2019 8:00 am
Free
All
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Yoga in the Parks

12/19/2018 5:00 pm
$10/person
14+
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Illuminated Hike

12/20/2018 5:00 pm
Free
All
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Zero Waste Talk

12/14/2018 5:00 pm
Free
All
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Intro to Birding

12/15/2018 1:00 pm
Free
All
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Suet Making Workshop

12/13/2018 6:30 pm
$3/person
All
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Epic Explorers

12/10/2018 4:00 pm
$4/person
10-15
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Needle Felting Workshop

01/12/2019 1:00 pm
$30
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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

Capacity30

Fee125

Feedlot Shelter

Capacity150

Fee$135 (electricity included)

Kum Mol Rie Shelter

Capacity100

Fee$85

Briar Patch Shelter

Capacity150

Fee$110 (Deposit: $100)

Lookout Shelter

Capacity50

Fee$60

Meadow Shelter

Capacity50

Fee$60