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

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.

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.

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.

Biking

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

Birding

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

Fishing

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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Epic Explorers

10/08/2018 4:00 pm
$4/person
10-15
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Fall Plant Exchange

10/06/2018 1:00 pm
Free
All
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Board Games in the Park

09/23/2018 12:00 pm
Free
All
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Shelters at Cobus Creek

Cobus Creek Shelter

Capacity100

Fee$175

Security Deposit$100