Top 5 parks in South Bend Mishawaka
South Bend is the fourth largest city by population in the state of Indiana.
The city of Mishawaka neighbors South Bend on the near east of it.
Between the two cities, there are a number of great public parks to visit all year round.
Here are the top 5 parks to see in the South Bend Mishawaka area.
1. Howard Park
Howard Park is 42-acre park located on the near east side of downtown South Bend.
The park features great views of downtown South Bend and the St. Joseph River.
It is a very popular destination for locals and tourists partly due to the the large modern playground and the nearby restaurant options.
The East Bank
trail runs also runs through the park.
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2. Central Park
Central Park is 17-acre park located in downtown Mishawaka along the St Joseph River.
The park has a number of free concerts and festivals in the summer time. It also has a fitness station, pickle ball courts, a playground, and other great park amenities.
The Mishawaka Riverwalk
trail also goes through the park.
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3. Robert C. Beutter Riverfront Park
Robert C. Beutter Riverfront Park is also located in Mishawaka along the St Joseph River in downtown Mishawaka.
The park is a popular destination for locals and tourists because of its connection to the Mishawaka Riverwalk
the great riverfront views, and it's proximity to many great dining options in downtown Mishawaka.
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4. Pinhook Park
Pinhook Park is located north of South Bend. The roughly 20-acre park is wheelchair accessible and wedged in between the St Joseph River and Pinhook lake.
The Riverside trail
runs past the park and the park also features great amenities like fishing and kayaking.
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5. Merrifield Park
Merrifield Park is 25-acre park located in Mishawaka along the St Joseph River.
The park has a great walking trail that circles the park and also features great views of the St Joseph River.
It is a popular summer camp location and the park also has a large swimming pool to cool off in during the hot temperatures.
for more information about Merrifield Park.