A REMINDER – Alcohol, of any kind, is not permitted in any Allen County Park with the exception of the Nature Centers and that is only when certain criteria is met. Coolers are subject to search and seizure.
NOTICE: We are locking the lake road gates at Fox Island County Park during school group use. This is usually earlier in the day and then they will re-open. We have too many people speeding down the road and the children’s safety is of far greater importance that the inconvenience of parking at the Observation Bldg parking lot and walking to the beach. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Allen County Parks Mission…
“To establish and manage a permanent park system incorporating conservation, education, outdoor values, and nature preservation, and to provide recreational opportunities for the people of Allen County within this structure”
Allen County Parks provide:
- Natural areas for recreation and nature study
- Environmental education for thousands of Allen County school children
- Natural and cultural history programs of all ages
- Careful management of county park system resources to maintain and increase natural diversity and recreational opportunities
- Rental facilities in a beautiful natural setting
Allen County Parks are owned by the people of Allen County and are operated by the volunteer Allen County Parks Board, appointed by area public and elected officials. Allen County Parks are funded by Allen County government and by user fees, facility rentals, program fees, grants, donations, and gifts. Staff salaries are provided by county tax revenues, with ALL operating and maintenance expenses supplied by user fees and other sources.
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7324 Yohne Road
Fort Wayne IN 46809