Red Mill County Park
185 S. Holmesville Rd., La Porte, IN 46350
Phone: (219) 325-8315
Part of the La Porte County Parks system, this park encompasses 160 acres of forests, meadows, wetlands, and open water, including the headwaters of the Little Calumet River. Near the parking area, you’ll find fishing access, picnic areas, trails, restrooms, and a playground. The Patricia J. Smith rental hall is available for functions and offers a kitchen, large dining room, and scenic patio area. The park also includes a 108-acre nature preserve with 2.5 miles of hiking trails that traverse the preserve’s varied habitats. In spring, watch for spotted coralroot, a delicate orchid that grows in the oak woodlands here.