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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 …

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I-69 Speedway

1/4 mile clay track racing sprints, modified and street stock. Fast paced action and fun!  Special races each season. Races May through September annually. In business for more than 20 years, several top drivers have raced here.  Recently retired NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon raced here, as did NASCAR and Indy driver J.J. Yeley and Spring …

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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.

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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!

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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 …

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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 …

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Playacres Park

Open year round. Thirteen acre park offers a shelter house, playground, picnic shelters, picnic tables, grills, a lighted basketball court, baseball diamonds and a tennis court. Home of the James Dean Run classic and custom car show each September. Playacres Park  features a 2,000 sq. ft. community building

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About Grant County

Grant County, Indiana, is home to nifty attractions, outtasight events and rebellious celebrities. Whether it’s saddle shoes, classic cars, vintage bikes, James Dean, or Garfield, we love everything classic and cool. Have a blast just 90 minutes North of Indy.

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