Area: 100 Acres. This park has an 80 acre pond with canoe, kayak and pedal boat rentals; fishing pole rentals; catch and release bank fishing; swinging benches to relax in and enjoy nature; and a popular walking trail around the pond. Guests are welcome to bring your own kayaks and paddleboards.
It is also the location for Chiddister Pavilion, a rentable open-air pavilion. Fidler Pond Park is the venue for events such as Goshen's annual Rock the Quarry Triathlon, nature talks and campfire sing-alongs. Fidler Pond Park was the recipient of Indiana Park & Recreation Association's Park Development Award (Category 3) in 2013.
Fidler Pond Boat Rentals
Visit the red barn at Fidler Pond Park, 1424 Lincolnway East, for your boat rentals.
One- or 2-hour boat rentals.
Rentals offered daily beginning at 8 am; all boat returns are 1 hour prior to dusk, so please plan accordingly.
Fidler Pond Boat Rental Fees
Canoe, kayak and pedal boat rental fees are $10 (tax included) per hour per boat.
Fishing pole rental (for bank fishing) is $2/2 hours.
Life jackets are mandatory while on Fidler Pond; if you bring your own canoe or kayak and need a life jacket, rental is $2/2 hours.