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Arbor Trace Golf Course

Beautiful rolling golf course with irrigated, tree lined fairways. Water comes into play on six holes. A golfing challenge from beginning to single handicappers. Golf outings welcome with picnic area available. Our courteous and friendly staff will greet you in our fully stocked pro shop.

Canoe Launch

Open all year; provides access to the Mississinewa River.  Relax and enjoy scenic canoeing along the river.

Elks Country Club

Limited public access golf course.  The Elks is a private equity facility golf course with a ‘Accompanied By Member’ guest policy.   The Elks is a fun 18 hole regulation course located at the Marion Elks Country Club facility in Marion, IN. From the longest tees it presents 6,377 yards of golf for a par of 72. The course was designed by Bill Biddel and opened in 1962.  The course rating is 70.8 with a slope rating of 123.  

Extreme Sports Skateboard Park

Open to all adventurous spirits!  Bring your board and your friends.  Easily accessible from the Cardinal Greenway trail, and close to the Splash House at Junction Park.

Hidden Lake Resort

Open April 15-October 15. 143 sites with water & electricity, 13 primitive sites. Primarily seasonal camping but we do have nightly sites available. Enjoy fishing, swimming, six-acre lake, pedal boats, kayaks, renovated camp store, five playgrounds, sand volleyball, horseshoe pits, basketball court, game room, updated shower houses and a coin operated laundry facility. Family oriented with fun activities for all ages and pet friendly.

Mar-Brook Campground

Open April 15-October 15. 200 Sites with water and 20 or 30 amp electricity and 115 sites with water, electricity and sewage. Pull through sites, river fishing, fishing lake, hiking trails, swimming pool, bingo, recreation building, arcade, snack bar, 2 playgrounds, horseshoes, basketball, volleyball, miniature golf, laundry, grocery and camping supplies, and dump stations.

Marion’s Mississinewa Riverwalk

Scenic path that follows the Mississinewa River and stretches for 2.25 miles. The walkway begins at Washington Street bridge and 1st Street, and extends through Matter Park, providing a trail system for recreation and physical fitness.  Walk, jog, run, bike, roller-blade – this paved trail is perfect for all types of activity.  Families and children love this trail!

Matter Park

Open year round. The largest and oldest park in Marion, possessing a strong naturalistic character, is the center for many festivals. Don’t miss the native beauty of the butterfly/wildflower garden! Within the park are softball and baseball fields, grills, restrooms, picnic areas, shelters, playgrounds, tennis courts, a fishing pond, disc golf course, volleyball courts, and a walking trail.

Meshingomesia Golf & Social Club

Public access golf course.  The 18-hole “Meshingomesia” course at the Meshingomesia Country Club facility in Marion, Indiana features 6,242 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 70.3 and it has a slope rating of 120 on Bent grass.  Designed by William Diddle/Clarence Lamboley, the Meshingomesia golf course opened in 1906. Great dining at Gunner’s Restaurant. Enjoy steak, seafood, sandwiches, and delicious appetizers.

Mississinewa Reservoir

14,386 acres and a 1,100 acre lake.  Mississinewa Lake, one of the three Upper Wabash flood-control reservoirs, offers excellent fishing, hunting  and boating opportunities in the heart of north-central Indiana. In addition to featuring a 400-plus-site campground and family cabins, Mississinewa was the first state property in Indiana to introduce seasonal camping, where visitors can retain a campsite for the entire season in an all-new campground. The expanses of forests, prairies and farmland surrounding the lake provide attractive habitat to a wide variety of wildlife, exhibiting exceptional viewing opportunities for hikers, bird watchers and touring bicyclists. Activities and Facilities Basketball Court, Horseshoes… Read more »