Discover Cobus Creek

Diverse landscapes found in Cobus, including a native prairie, woodlands, wetlands, and cold-water trout stream provide fantastic opportunities in fishing, hiking, and outdoor recreation.

Park Address

30680 C.R. 8
Elkhart, IN

Directions to Cobus Creek

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

Park hours subject to change without notice.

Cobus Creek County Park is located in the northwest corner of Elkhart County. Once farmland, this 84-acre site contains a variety of natural habitats from prairie to woods and wetlands. Cobus Creek, a cold water trout stream runs through the park.

The Creek: Cobus Creek is one of the few cold water trout streams in Indiana. The cold water, wooded banks, and gravel bottom are ideal for supporting trout. A stream restoration project is currently underway to help improve trout habitat.

The Sensory Garden: The Sensory Garden is designed for everyone who wishes to enhance the average garden experience by stimulating their senses. From the first blooms in early spring through the last scent of fragrant herbs in the autumn air, the Sensory Garden is continually graced with the sweet scents, sights, sounds, tastes and textures of nature.

Park Map

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Things to Do

Hard-packed and natural hiking trails lead visitors through the park and around the five acre pond. Come explore the natural beauty and recreational opportunities Cobus Creek has to offer.


Hard-packed trails around the prairie offer a smooth and scenic ride for cycling enthusiasts.


The diversity of habitats attracts a wide variety birds, and has hosted several state-endangered species, including Sedge Wren and Lark Sparrow.


Cobus Creek is one of the few cold water trout streams in Indiana. The cold water, wooded banks, and gravel bottom is ideal for supporting trout, and is popular for fishing.

Upcoming Events

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Yoga in the Park

09/19/2024 6:00 pm
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Trail Trekkers: Macroinvertebrates

08/19/2024 1:30 pm
$2/child (Limit 15)
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Yoga in the Park

08/15/2024 6:00 pm
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Shelters at Cobus Creek

Cobus Creek Shelter



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