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Lafayette Parks, Lafayette, Indiana

Lafayette, West Lafayette, Indiana Parks

Lafayette Parks Department
at Columbian Park, 1915 Scott Street, Lafayette, IN 47905 765-807-1500


The Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department is dedicated to providing quality leisure services to the citizens we serve.


Arlington Park
1700 Arlington Road, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
This one-acre park was completely renovated in 2005. Arlington Park Features: Multi-age playground, Picnic Shelter, Tennis Court, Basketball Court, Open Green space.

Armstrong Park
900 Beck Lane, Lafayette, IN 47909 [map]
This beautifully landscaped park is named in honor of astronaut and Purdue alumnus, Neil Armstrong. Located on the south side of Lafayette, the 30-acre park has quickly become a favorite destination for residents and families. Fishing is permitted on site; all state regulations apply for fishers. Armstrong Trail is convenient to many neighborhoods. This quiet paved path winds around the pond and is a wonderful destination for anyone wanting to add relaxation to their day. Armstrong Park Features: 2/3 mile paved trail, Multi-age playground, 5 lighted tennis courts, Lighted basketball courts, 3 youth baseball fields, Open green space and wildflower areas, Public restroom, Rentable 50-person picnic shelter (near the baseball fields. Armstrong Park is home to Castaway Bay).

CAT Park & Soccer Fields
3630 McCarty Lane, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
Just south of the Caterpillar facility is approximately 32 acres of land that was transformed into CAT Park and Soccer Fields. The park includes 8 soccer fields of varying sizes and a restroom/concession building.

Centennial Park
600 Brown Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 [map]
This 1/2 acre park is located in the historic Centennial Neighborhood in downtown Lafayette. Centennial Park Features: Tot and multi-age playground, Basketball Court, Picnic Shelter.

Columbian Park
1915 Scott Street, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
Aquatic Center: 765-807-1531
Administrative Office: 765-807-1500
Zoo Office: 765-807-1540
40 acres; Tropicanoe Cove Family Aquatic Center, a giant handicap accessible playground with areas for tots through teens, amusement rides (seasonal), baseball stadium, small amphitheater, Veterans’ Memorial, concessions, restrooms, picnic shelters and meeting spaces available for rent.

Hanna Park
18th and Hanna streets, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
Adjacent to Hanna Community Center, this park covers 2.2 acres. Hanna Park Features: Unique playground equipment for 2-5 and 5-12 year olds, Musical Chimes, Basketball Court, Grill, Picnic Shelter.

Hedgewood Park
1000 Hedgewood Drive, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map] 
Located in the heart of the Hedgewood Neighborhood, this park provides one acre of open green space. Hedgewood Park Features: Open Green Space, Multi-age Playground.

Kennedy Park
2600 Beck Lane, Lafayette, IN 47909 [map]
This seven-acre park is located near Miami Elementary School on the south side of Lafayette. Kennedy Park Features: Multi-age playground, Soccer Field, Open green space.

Linwood Park
15th and Greenbush streets, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
This 1/2-acre park is located near the former Linnwood Elementary School. Linnwood Park Features: Tot and multi-age playground, Basketball Court, Picnic Shelter.

Lyboult Sports Park
1300 Canal Road, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
Named in honor of former Parks Superintendent Sam Lyboult, this 52-acre park is located north of the Harrison Street Bridge. Lyboult Sports Park is a favorite destination among sporting enthusiasts. Lyboult Sports Park Features: Three lighted softball fields, Basketball Courts, Horseshoe Complex, Sand Volleyball Court, Picnic area, Portions of the Wabash Heritage Trail, Public Restrooms.

McAllister Park
2400 N. 9th Sreet, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
The scenic 350-acre park is located along the banks of the Wabash River. A bike path along North 9th Street connects the city to the park. Fishing is permitted in the Wabash River; all state regulations apply. McAllister Park Features: Portions of the Wabash Heritage Trail, Open Green Space, Model Airplane Strip.

McCaw Park
3750 Union Street , Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
This popular, 26-acre park serves residents on the east side of the community. McCaw Park Features: Tot and multi-age playground, 3 lighted youth baseball fields, Lighted basketball courts, 3 lighted pickleball courts, 2 small picnic shelters (available to rent), Grills, Open green space and wildflower areas, Public restrooms.

Munger Park
3505 Greenbush Street, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
A 32-acre park located in the northeast portion of Lafayette. The unique trail is surrounded by open space to toss a frisbee or relax in the sun after walking. The trail curves around the pond. Fishing is permitted; all state regulations apply. Munger Park Features: Pond, 1-mile paved trail, Multi-age playground, Grills, Public restrooms, Open green space and wildflower areas. A 100-seat picnic shelter is available for rent.

Murdock Park
300 N. 18th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 [map]
Conveniently located in the middle of the city, Murdock Park occupies 39 acres of urban forest. The park features a 0.9-mile interpretive trail that allows visitors to identify the nearly 40 varieties of trees located within the park. The sled run is a favorite wintertime attraction in Lafayette, entertaining kids and parents alike. A snow machine ensures that the perfect amount of white powder is available when cold temperatures prevail. Murdock Park Features: Playgrounds, Disc Golf Course, Sled Run, Basketball Court, Lighted Softball Field, 0.9 mile Interpretive Trail, Picnic Areas, Grills and 2 Picnic Shelters with 50-seats each available for rent.

North Darby Park
Darby Lane, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
This 0.8-acre park is situated on the north side of the city in Vinton Neighborhood. North Darby Park Features: Multi-age Playground, Basketball Court, Open Green Space.

Shamrock Park
115 Sanford Street, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
Nestled along the banks of the mighty Wabash River, Shamrock Park is located in the southwest portion of town. This 11-acre park includes a small boat ramp that provides free access to the river. Fishing is permitted in the Wabash River; all state regulations apply. Shamrock Park is the home of Lafayette's first Dog Park, phone 765-225-8388. Check out to learn more, annual passes or day passes available. Shamrock Park Features: Tot and multi-age playgrounds, Outdoor roller-hockey rink, Basketball court, Horseshoes, Open green space, Grills, Picnic areas and a shelter available to rent.

South Tipp Park
300 Fountain Street, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
Located next to the Community and Family Resource Center, the park covers 0.8 acres. South Tipp Park Features: Tot and multi-age playground featuring state of the art equipment, Basketball Court, Picnic Shelter.

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