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Parks & Recreation Department
There's Tons to Explore With Porter County Parks and Recreation!
Whether you are looking to try a new program, rent a facility for a personal or corporate event, or simply explore all the beauty our county has to offer, there is something for you at Porter County Parks!

The mission
of the Porter County Parks and Recreation Board and Department is to preserve, protect and manage the natural, cultural and recreational resources within a diverse park system. 

We are committed to delivering youth, adult and school programs to the residents of Porter County and Northwest Indiana, while also providing a gateway into the natural beauty of our area through its unique parks and trails. For more information, call (219) 465-3586.
Porter County Parks is also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/pcparksandrec and Twitter at www.twitter.com/pcparksnrec



Recreation and Programs
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Here in Porter County, we have a variety of great opportunities that will help you make the most of our natural beauty of our area and everything else we have to offer. Whether you want to go out and enjoy the great outdoors, be inspired by nature and see it grow on canvas or fire up the imagination of your students in class (or out!) - There is a recreation program for all occasions 

Click here for our latest Program Guide the RePorter

Porter County Parks Main Office 
155 Indiana Avenue - Suite 304
Valparaiso, IN 46383
(219) 465-3586

Ongoing Programs:

Senior Hikes

3:30-4:30 I 3rd Wednesday of the Month I 12/17, 1/21, 2/18, 3/18 I FREE I Sunset Hill Farm County Park
Join our Park Naturalist for a fun filled guided hike throughout Sunset Hill! Each month we will focus on a different topic, always bringing something new to explore for our guests!

Year Round Run Club 
Come to Sunset Hill Run Club for a run to discover the beauty of Sunset Hill The length of the run varies, but will traverse grass, hill and woodland trails. 
8-9AM I Tuesdays & Thursdays I FREE I Sunset Hill Farm County Park


Duneland Photography Club
Club members meet monthly to discuss topics related to photography. Topics range from camera basics to post processing of pictures. For more information email .
7-9AM I Tuesday I 12/2, 1/6, 2/3, 3/3 I FREE I Sunset Hill Farm County Park