BLUE-GREEN ALGAE ADVISORY at Potato Creek: Swimming and boating permitted; Avoid direct contact with algae. Don't drink the water and shower after you swim. Keep pets out of the water or, at minimum, bathe them after swimming, and prevent them from licking algae/water from fur. For more information about blue-green algae visit www.algae.in.gov/ or read our FAQ sheet at www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/files/sp-BlueGreenAlgae.pdf This notice will be removed when blue-green algae levels drop. *THE DOG BEACH AT POTATO CREEK IS CURRENTLY CLOSED*
INDIANA DNR FIREWOOD RULE: Firewood Alert: Indiana DNR Firewood Rule - Important for Campers and Picnickers. Review details at www.firewood.dnr.in.gov before you visit!

Potato Creek State Park, IN

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...
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17 MILES SOUTHWEST OF THE METRO SOUTH BEND AREA
MINIMUM AGE TO RENT A CABIN IS 21 YEARS, THE PERSON REGISTERING FOR THE CABIN MUST BE STAYING. ITEMS NOT PROVIDED: TELEVISIONS, TELEPHONES OR AIR CONDITIONING, NO COFFEE MAKERS, DISHES, SILVERWARE OR UTENSILS, NO PILLOWS, BLANKETS OR LINENS, TOWELS OR FIREWOOD, NO CLEANING SUPPLIES. NO PETS ALLOWED IN CABINS OR CABIN AREA
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ORCHARD SHORE EAST SHELTER Shelter 68 Accessible
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Overview

Description

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

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Cabin

Mon Sep 01 2014 - Sun Aug 30 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Electric

Sun Aug 31 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Equestrian Electric

Sun Aug 31 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Rec Building

Mon Sep 01 2014 - Sun Aug 30 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Shelter

Mon Sep 01 2014 - Sun Aug 30 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Youth Tent

Sun Aug 31 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

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Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Archeological Sites
  • Archeology Programs
  • Bath House
  • Bicycle Rentals
  • Bicycling
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Boating, Canoeing
  • Boating, Jon(Paddle)
  • Boating, Kayaking
  • Boating, Pedal
  • Cabins
  • Campground Host
  • Camping, Equestrian
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Comfort Station
  • Convenience Store
  • Cultural Activities
  • Cultural Sites / Exhibits
  • Dump Station
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Fire Rings
  • First Aid Supplies
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Pier
  • Fishing, Park Lake
  • Fishing, Pier
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Moderate
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Historical Areas/Struct.
  • History Programs
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Horseshoes
  • Information / Contact Station
  • Instructional Programs
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Display
  • Interpretive Walks, Self
  • Interpretive Waysides
  • Jogging/Running
  • Motorized Boat Rentals
  • Mountain/Trail Bicycling
  • Nature Center
  • Nature Programs
  • Nature Study
  • Office / Ranger Station
  • Park Lake
  • Parking
  • Pay Telephone
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Programs, Recreational
  • Ranger Station
  • Recreation Programs
  • Recycling Station
  • Rentals, Boats, Canoe
  • Rentals, Boats, Jon(Paddle)
  • Rentals, Boats, Kayaks
  • Rentals, Boats, Pedal
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
  • Retail, Supplies
  • Shelters
  • Sightseeing
  • Stargazing
  • Sunbathing
  • Swimming - Park Lake
  • Swimming, Park Lake
  • Toilet, Flush
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Trails, Equestrian
  • Trails, Hiking / Walking, Easy
  • Trails, Horse
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Trails, Mountain Bike
  • Viewing Platform/Overlk
  • Volleyball
  • Walking
  • Water Access, Park Lake
  • Water Drinking
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • ATM/Cash Machine
  • Admin Service, Copying
  • Admin Service, Faxing
  • Antiquing
  • Area Attraction
  • Cable Tv
  • Catering
  • Church
  • Fruit / Produce Picking
  • Fuel, Boats
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Golf
  • Golfing
  • Maintenance, Vehicle
  • Newspapers
  • Orchard / Produce Farm
  • Propane
Within 10 Miles
  • Archery
  • Art & Museum
  • Dining
  • Emergency Services
  • Fishing, River/Stream
  • Grocery Store
  • Horse Rentals
  • Horseback Riding
  • Medical Clinic
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
  • Water Access, River / Stream
  • Windsurfing/Sailboarding
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Airport
  • Amphitheater
  • Aquarium Display
  • Arboretum
  • Ball Field
  • Boating, Power
  • Botanical Garden
  • Car Rentals
  • Field Sports / Activities
  • Fish Hatchery
  • Gardens, Botanical Displ
  • Hiking Difficult
  • Hospital
  • Hunting
  • Kennel
  • Laundry
  • Maintenance, RV/Camper
  • Mall
  • Marina
  • Motel
  • Museum
  • Musical Performances
  • Putt-Putt
  • Putt-Putt Course
  • Sail Boarding
  • Sail Boating
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Skiing - Water
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Theme Park
  • Winery Tours
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
General Season
Aug 30 2014 -
Aug 30 2015
Youth Tent $20.00
Shelter $30.00-$45.00
Rec Building $75.00-$80.00
Equestrian Electric $15.00-$32.00
Electric $12.00-$29.00
Cabin $80.00-$100.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
41.53576, -86.36087
41°32'9"N, 86°21'39"W

FROM THE NORTH: U.S. 31 SOUTH TO SR 4, WEST TO PARK ENTRANCE. FROM THE SOUTH: U.S. 31 NORTH TO SR 4, WEST TO PARK ENTRANCE. FROM THE EAST: USE EITHER U.S. 6 OR U.S. 30 WEST TO U.S. 31. NORTH TO SR 4 WEST TO PARK ENTRANCE. FROM THE WEST: I-80/90 EAST TO EXIT 72. TAKE 31/20 BYPASS SOUTH. SOUTH ON U.S. 31 TO SR 4. WEST TO PARK ENTRANCE.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Potato Creek State Park
25601 STATE ROAD #4
NORTH LIBERTY  IN  46554

Phone Number:

Information:  5746568186
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