Calendar of Events

For Outdoor Fun, check out these workshops, nature programs, family activities and more!
For information or to register for events, phone 574-654-3155 or email
All programs have a minimum and maximum registration number; register early!
  1. Sat Oct. 24

    Fall Paddle Paddle through fall colors on Baugo Creek out to Baugo Bay. Cooler temperatures, diminished crowds, and less pesky bugs make this a perfect time to enjoy the water. Not recommended for children three years of age and younger.
  2. Wed Oct. 28

    Wednesday Walks in the Woods Enjoy St. Joseph County Parks this fall on a FREE guided hike! Hikes will explore different aspects of our natural world as we visit a different park each week. Come see what your parks have to offer! Hikes will last approximately 60 minutes. Registration is not required. All hikes begin at 10 am, weather conditions permitting. Dates & Locations: September 2: Bendix Woods County Park: Otahnagon Picnic Area September 9: Ferretti/Baugo Creek County Park: Oak Tree Shelter September 16: Sp...
  3. Sun Nov. 8

    Tail Waggin' Hayride - Van Paris Shelter Bring your dog for a tractor-drawn hayride through the crisp autumn air. Afterward, warm up by the campfire with free hot cocoa and s'more. Pet-related donations aid Pets Connect! Pets must be on a 6-foot leash. Pet costumes welcome.
  1. Tue Nov. 17

  2. Tue Dec. 15

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