Mission & Vision

Mission Statement


"St. Joseph County Parks will enrich the community and the lives of St. Joseph County residents by conserving and caring for significant natural areas, promoting understanding and stewardship of our unique natural and cultural heritage through innovative programs and services, and enhancing visitor experiences through well-maintained park facilities."

Vision Statement


"Continuing the Legacy of Greatness!"

Access to All

St. Joseph County Parks’ programs and facilities are available to all, regardless of race, color, national origin, limited English proficiency, sex, age or disability. Reasonable accommodations may be requested in advance to provide participation in desired programs and activities. Persons needing services, accommodations and support for accessibility, or for complaints, please call the County Parks’ office: 574-277-4828.