Potato Creek is in north-central Indiana about 12 miles southwest of South Bend. The park features a wide array of activities and facilities for year-round enjoyment. Making reservations is advisable to enjoy some of the facilities at this very popular park.
A variety of natural habitats await, including the 327-acre Worster Lake, old fields, mature woodlands, restored prairies and diverse wetlands. Each offers unique opportunities for plant and wildlife observation.
Native peoples used the area for hunting and fishing. The area’s first people of European descent settled here in the 1830s.
Nature Center/Interpretive Services
Bicycle Trail / 3.2 miles
Boat Launch Ramps / 2
Boat Motor / Electric trolling only
Cabins / 17
Cross-Country Skiing / No Ski Rental
Fishing / Ice Fishing / Fishing Pier
Fish Cleaning Station
Mountain Bike Trail / 6.6 miles
Canoe, Paddleboat, Rowboat, Kayak, Trolling Motors
Swimming / Beach
Wildlife Observation Area
Electric / 287 sites
Horsemen's Electric / 70 sites
Youth Tent Areas
Wednesday, Mar 29, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Tuesday, Apr 4, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Friday, Apr 14, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time
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