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Lake County Parks Department

Registration ends today for wheelchair accessible hayride

GRIFFITH | The registration deadline is 2 p.m. today for the annual Cooperative Special Recreation Initiative Wheelchair Accessible Hayride, specially designed for handicap accessibility by the Lake County Park Department.

September 25, 2014 12:05 am

Lake County Parks Department seeks input on master plan

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Parks & Recreation Department has drafted a five-year master plan and wants resident feedback on the vision for future development.

May 04, 2014 6:30 pm
County clearing trees at Gibson Woods to improve native ecology

County clearing trees at Gibson Woods to improve native ecology

HAMMOND | Crews are clearing trees from Gibson Woods Nature Preserve in Hammond in an effort to boost the native environment there, a county official said.

December 16, 2013 5:30 pm Photos



Chambers can't muster help to keep Cobe Cup rolling

CROWN POINT | A popular century-old local tradition may be coming to an end.

April 25, 2013 6:30 pm

Porter, Lake County projects receive state land trust funds

The Shirley Heinze Land Trust and Lake County Parks have been awarded more than $250,000 in state funds aimed at preserving public spaces in the region.

January 17, 2013 1:00 pm

The Week Ahead - Lake County


April 29, 2012 12:00 am

Warm weather melts skating attendance at Deep River Water Park

MERRILLVILLE | Mother Nature once again is cutting into the projected revenues of Deep River Waterpark.

January 05, 2012 6:00 pm

'Band of Brothers' tank featured at Buckley Homestead

LOWELL | Since he was 5-years-old, Mike Kowalski has been drawn to the accouterments of war.

April 29, 2011 12:00 am
Region's outdoors mean good times and good health

Region's outdoors mean good times and good health

Taking advantage of Northwest Indiana's recreational opportunities may be just what the doctor ordered.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am Photos


St. Nicholas stand-ins know Santa clause for kids' gift requests

St. Nicholas stand-ins know Santa clause for kids' gift requests

Even when not dressed in a traditional red and white suit and matching hat, Larry Ard often gets mistaken for Santa Claus.

December 20, 2010 12:00 am Photos


Geocoachers meet Saturday at Lemon Lake in Crown Point

CROWN POINT | Beginners, onlookers, and experienced geocachers are invited to meet from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Shelter 1, northwest of the playground, at Lemon Lake County Park, 6322 W. 133rd Ave., Crown Point.

August 16, 2010 12:00 am

Birds, and those who count them, celebrate spring in song

Spring has sprung.

April 12, 2010 12:00 am

Library slates gardening event April 20 at Merrillville building

MERRILLVILLE | The Lake County Public Library will host a program about gardening at 7 p.m. April 20 at its central library, 1919 W. 81st Ave.

April 02, 2010 12:00 am
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