Best Ways to Cool Off in Indiana’s Cool North

Summer is heating up! And just as the name Indiana's Cool North implies, we have places to help you keep cool!  There are a number of budget-friendly splash pads and beaches to take the kids.  If you like adventure, visit one of our waterparks or try paddling on one of our many river and water spots.  There's even a floating obstacle course in Lake Michigan. Make the most of the dog days of summer by finding some great places to cool down!

Rogers Lakewood Park

Rogers Lakewood Park


Rogers Lakewood Park in Valparaiso is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, catering to a diverse range of interests such as hiking, biking, fishing, boating, picnicking, and basking in the warm glow of the sun. Families will find an array of activities to enjoy, ensuring there’s something for everyone. The park provides convenient amenities like boat rentals, concessions, bait, and even fishing pole rentals, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable experience for visitors.

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  • 31 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 35 Minutes to South Shore
  • 63 Minutes to Elkhart County

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