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State Parks > Rates & Fees > Miscellaneous Fees Miscellaneous Fees



Miscellaneous Fees


(except Prophetstown & O’Bannon Woods State Parks)

  • Cost: $3 daily pool admission per person.
  • Swimming at beaches is free.
  • $0.25 Lockers (where available).
  • Lifeguards are on duty at all swimming pools.
  • NOTE: Depending on lifeguard availability, many swimming pools reduce hours of operation in the early and late parts of the season. Contact the property directly for specific hours of operation.
  • A Swim at Your Own Risk policy is in effect at all beaches except at Indiana Dunes State Park.
  • Swimming pools and the beaches may close toward the end of the summer season when lifeguards are unavailable.
  • Pool hours may vary by property. For any up-to-the minute changes, contact the property you plan to visit. Property phone numbers can be found in the Indiana Recreation Guide.
  • For pool operations, all infants, toddlers or small children who are not "potty trained" shall be required to wear an elasticized swim diaper before entering and while using the pool area.
  • Fecal incidents may result in closure of the pool. These closures can last from several hours to 24 hours.
  • For children age 12 and younger to enter a beach or pool area, they must be supervised by someone age 16 or older.

Prophetstown & O'Bannon Woods Aquatic Centers

  • Cost: $5 per person.


Pokagon State Park only $13 per hour rental (plus tax).

Camp Stores

Located at many parks, and operate seasonally for your convenience. Prices may vary where concessions are privately operated.

Commercial Filming Fees

We invite production companies and commercial photographers to consider Indiana Department of Natural Resources properties for film shoots, with the knowledge and understanding that our primary concern is managing and conserving the natural and cultural resources at therein, and that may or may not be compatible with filming requests.

Use of DNR Property by Private Organizations: Special Events Permit/License

If an individual, business or other group wishes to host an event such as a public meeting, parade, contest, competition, sporting activity or other special event or activity on a DNR property, that individual or organization must obtain a Special Events Permit/License as required by 312 IAC 8-2-15. The application for a license/permit can be obtained by contacting the property manager at the location where the event is proposed. The application should be completed and submitted for review at least 30 days prior to the event, and must be approved prior to any publicity for the event. An application fee of $25 is required, and additional fees may apply depending on the nature of the event.