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Rogers-Lakewood Park


  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Bike Trail
  3. Boat Ramp (Trolling Motors ONLY)
  4. Disc Golf Course
  5. Fishing
  6. Fishing Pole Rental (2 hours) ($20.00 Add-on)
  7. Open Play Area
  8. Paddleboat Rental (per half hour) ($5.00 Add-on)
  9. Parking
  10. Picnic Areas
  11. Picnic Shelters
  12. Picnic Tables
  13. Playground
  14. Restrooms
  15. Row Boat Rental (per hour) ($5.00 Add-on)
  16. Sledding
  17. Swings
  18. Trails
  19. Water

Location & Amenities

 A Premier Facility, this 122-acre park is one of Valparaiso’s premier facilities, with activities that include hiking, fishing, and boating. Plan your next family or neighborhood event at Rogers-Lakewood Park!  There are a total of 6 shelters located at Rogers-Lakewood Park, select an individual shelter to find its reservation information: Big Wheel Shelter, Discovery Shelter, Hickory Grove Shelter, Kiwanis East Shelter and Kiwanis West Shelter. 

Whether your passion is hiking, biking, fishing, boating, picnicking, or simply catching a few rays in the sunshine, Rogers-Lakewood provides something for every member of the family. Available activities and facilities include: Disc Golf Course, Discovery Day Camp, Hayrides, Lakewood Link Lakewood Park Store, Rowboats and Paddle Boats.

Sledding is permitted near the Derby Downs building from dawn til dusk.  There are no sled rentals or park staff on duty. Sled at your own risk.  

Entrance Fees


Porter County Residents: Weekdays $4; Weekends $5. 
Non-Porter County Residents: Weekdays $6; Weekends $8.   
Season Pass: Standard Fee $50 Valparaiso City Resident $38
Senior/Veterans $12
Replacement Pass $5 


  1. Rogers-Lakewood Park - Big Wheel Shelter

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  2. Rogers-Lakewood Park - Discovery Shelter

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  3. Rogers-Lakewood Park - Kiwanis East Shelter

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  4. Rogers-Lakewood Park - Kiwanis West Shelter

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  5. Rogers-Lakewood Park- Hickory Grove Shelter

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