About the Parks – Johnson County Park offers 5 outdoor shelters for group and family use. These shelters have electricity and range from 25 people to 150 and all have charcoal grills for cooking. Each shelter has 4-10 picnic tables for use as well. These shelters can be reserved for $43 per day. Please call the Park Office to reserve in advance for your group.
We have expanded our camping facilities to offer over 50 campsites for RV camping at the north end of the park. Cost for camping hook-up is $16 tax included per day and that includes water and 30 amp electric service at each site. Call the Park Office and schedule your visit with us; we can only accept check, cash or money order for payment. We also have four sites that can be used for 50 amp service at $20 per night.
Tent camping is available for $10 per day.
We have three meeting rooms available for group use throughout the year. Call the Park Office for rental reservation information or look for facility tab on left side of front page for more information on facility rentals.
Whispering Pines Golf Course offers nine holes plus a driving range. The course is open April – October, 7 days a week. Our hours are 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. depending on weather and daylight. We offer drinks and snacks for purchase in our clubhouse. Please call the clubhouse for more information at 812-526-0768.
The Radio Control Flying Field offers those who are interested in remote control flying a place to indulge. The RC Flying Club plays host to several Fly Ins during the summer months. Click on the Radio Control flying tab on the home page web site on the right hand side for more information.
If enjoying nature is your interest, the Park has a variety of areas for you. With our 5 miles of hiking trails, you can observe a wide variety of birds and animals in their natural habitat. Wetland areas also provide a great observation area. A variety of wildflowers can be found throughout the Park. Picnicking is welcome throughout the Park. If you enjoy horses, Johnson County Park is the home of the Hoosier Horse Park, which plays host to over 70 horse shows from February to November. The Horse Park, host of the 1987 Pan Am Equestrian Events, has an exciting Level 4 cross-country course, water jump, three dressage rings, two stadium jumping rings, outdoor arena for pleasure riding and one very large covered arena that accommodates many different types of horses annually. Check out the horse park tab on home page for more information about renting these facilities.
Johnson County Park also provides recreation opportunities in White River Township with a park called “Independence Park” which is located on Morgantown Road just North of Center Grove High School. Independence Park provides picnic shelters, walking trail, restrooms, gazebo and an all-accessible playground on a beautiful 13.5 lot that is open year around from dawn to dusk. To rent the shelters at Independence Park, please call the Johnson County Park Office