St. Joseph County, Indiana

Field Trip Ideas

St. Joseph County is full of fun places for you and your family to have an adventure. Whether you only have a couple of free hours or the whole day, we have conveniently listed some local places for your family to drop in and enjoy. If you know of any field trip spots not listed, please contact us.


Our local parks are full of hidden gems that we have highlighted below. If there are any other fun features at your favorite park that we did not yet include, please contact us.

Mishawaka Parks

  – Battell Park

  – Bendix Park

  – Beutter Park

  – Bingham Park

  – Borley Park

  – Central Park

  – Crawford Park

  – George Wilson Park

       – winter tubing hill

       – other season disc golf

  – Henry Frank Park

  – Heroes Park

  – Hillis Hans Park

  – Honor Park

  – Kamm Island Park

  – Kate’s Garden

  – Laing Park

  – Mary Gibbard Park

  – Merrifield Park

       – swimming pool

       – ice skating rink

  – Miami “Monkey” Island

  – Mishawaka Riverwalk

  – Normain Park

  – Prickett Marina Park

  – Rose Park

  – Shiojiri Niwa

  – Temple Park

  – Twin Branch Park

Mishawaka Summer Concert Series

Potato Creek State Park

SB Venues, Parks, & Arts

  – Boehm Park

  – Boland Park

  – Brownfield Park

  – Coquillard Park

  – Fremont Park

  – Gov. Joe Kernan Park

  – Gwen Stiver Memorial Park

  – Howard Park

       – Ice Skating

  – Howard Park Community Center

  – Keller Park

  – Kelly Park

  – Kennedy Park

  – LaSalle Park

  – Leeper Park

  – Martin Luther King, Jr. Park

  – Muessel Grove Park

  – Niles Ave. Park

  – O’Brien Park

  – Potawatomi Park

  – Pulaski Park

  – Randolph Park

  – Ravina Park

  – River Manor Park

  – Rum Village Park

       – Nature Center

  – Seitz Park

  – Southeast Park

  – Veterans’ Memorial Park

  – Voorde Park

  – Walker Field Park

SB Sledding Spots

SB Pools & Splash Pads

St. Joseph Co. Parks

  – Bendix Woods

       – Children’s Discovery Room

       – Maple Tree Tapping

       – Sledding Hill, Mountain Bike Trails, Hiking Trails

  – Beverly D. Crone Restoration Area

       – Indiana Birding Trail

  – Chamberlain Lake

  – Ferrettie/Baugo Creek

       – Disc Golf

       – Hiking Trails

       – Winter Outdoor Fun

  – LaSalle Trail

  – Spicer Lake Nature Preserve

       – Boardwalk through Wetlands

       – Indiana Birding Trail

  – St. Patrick’s Park

       – Bald Eagle Cam

       – Indiana Birding Trail

       – River Ramble Natural Playscape

Walkerton Parks & Recreation

       – Sledding Hills

       – Splash Pad

       – Walking Trails

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