Parks in Elkhart County

Get out and connect with culture and nature. Elkhart County Parks encompass over 1,500 acres and offer endless opportunities for outdoor adventure. Explore all of the parks in Elkhart County here. From greenways to blue ways, you can explore by foot on a bike, a kayak or canoe. There's also a…

Best places to walk your dog

Walking your dog in the neighborhood is all well and good, and we're sure your pup loves it, but did you know that Elkhart County has a couple of dog parks?! Elkhart County is also packed with vast green spaces featuring paths that wind through woodlands, cross peaceful streams and visit historic…

Four Fantastic Bike Rides

There is just something about the unhurried feel of Elkhart County’s wide open spaces. May is National Bike Month and with a long weekend and warmer weather ahead, it’s time to bust out the bike on these great trails in #INElkhartCo. Pumpkinvine Nature Trail Trailheads in Goshen, Middlebury and…

Unforgettable picnic spots in Elkhart County

Skip the dinner table. Everyone knows food tastes better in the great outdoors. Here are some of our favorite places to unpack the picnic basket. Lunch on the river Where else can you be surrounded by natural beauty and a thriving urban center? It’s here at Island Park, where the Elkhart River…

Ways to Cool Off in Elkhart County

Check out these fun ways to beat the summertime heat in Elkhart County! Wakarusa Splash Pad, Wakarusa Normal hours of operation are everyday (Sunday - Saturday) from 10:00 am - 8:00 pm. Located off of North Washington Street, west of Wakarusa Elementary School. More info. NIBCO Water & Ice…

Enjoy the waterways in Elkhart County

Enjoy the waterways in Elkhart County. See a whole new side of Elkhart County from a kayak or canoe, or get out for a stroll along the Elkhart Riverwalk. Locals love to paddle the stretch of the Elkhart River between Elkhart and Goshen, where the waterway alternates between rural tranquility and the…

Outdoor Adventures in Elkhart County

Take your pick from our assortment of year-round outdoor recreation. Bicycling along one of our back-road routes. Playing billiards. Birdwatching. Bowling a strike. Canoeing on the St. Joseph River. Cross-country skiing. Fishing for Walleye or Large-mouth Bass. Golfing. Hiking. Ice skating by the…

Outdoor Dining in Elkhart County

Here are four great places to dine outside while you're in Elkhart County! Goshen Brewing Company 315 W Washington St, Goshen, IN 46526 (574) 971-5324 Goshen Brewing Company is a family-friendly brew pub located in an old recycled powerhouse next to the Elkhart River and woodlands, two blocks west…

Paddling Elkhart River

(Photo by Marshall V. King) Paddling Elkhart River mixes urban and rural for a new experience every trip By Marshall V. King The beauty of the Elkhart River isn’t that it’s just one thing. Stretches are rural and secluded. Others are lined with houses or go under major highways. The river flows…

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