Marquette Park

This 241-acre park offers 1.4 miles of Lake Michigan beaches, inland ponds, tall dunes, and wetlands as well as a lagoon, indigenous oak savanna, and two historic Prairie School structures—the stately Recreation Pavilion built in 1924 and the Gary Bathing Beach Pavilion “Aquatorium” built-in 1922. South of the Recreation Pavilion, a commemorative plaque recognizes French aviation pioneer Octave Chanute’s glider experiments that took place nearby.

Phone: (219) 938-7362
Website: http://marquetteparkgary.org

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1 N. Grand Blvd., Gary, IN 46403

Phone: (219) 938-7362
Fax: 219-8() 938-7380

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