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It is the purpose of the Tippecanoe County Parks and Recreation Board to administer, program and maintain, acquire, and expand large open space parks and recreation facilities for all County citizens.



The Tippecanoe County Park & Recreation Department was organized in 1966. The Department develops and maintains properties located outside of the city limits of Lafayette and West Lafayette. Full time staff includes two in administration, one professional naturalist and nine park management positions. They oversee 1,263 acres of park property.



The administrative office (463-2306)and central maintenance facility are located at 4449 ST RD 43 N, West Lafayette, IN 47906-5753.
Camping reservations cannot be made on-line.



Tippecanoe County Park Department properties include:



Davis Ferry Park 13 acres
Davidson Fields 23 acres
Fairfield Lakes 99.4 acres
Fort Ouiatenon 89.83 acres
Goose Island Wildlife Preserve 7.6 acres
Granville Park 14.61 acres
Lindberg RD Soccer Fields 15 acres
Mar Len Park 29.36 acres
North Soccer Fields 36 acres
Ross Camp 219.58 acres
Ross Hills Park 169.21 acres
Tippecanoe Battlefield Park 104 acres
Tippecanoe County Amphitheater 166 acres
Wabash Heritage Trail 211.7 acres
Wildcat Park


53 acres

Contact Us

Allen Nail,

Parks & Rec Business Office
4449 N State Road 43
West Lafayette, IN 47906
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  • Phone:  (765) 463-2306
  • Fax:  (765) 463-2405
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  • Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm; closed 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

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