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Indiana State Parks

USA Parks
Eastern Region
Ouabache State Park
Ouabache State Park Small pond © Kelly Danson
4930 IN-201
Bluffton, Indiana   46714
(lat:40.7205 lon:-85.11)

Phone: (260) 824-0926
Toll Free: 800-457-8283
Reservations: 260-824-0926
Ouabache is difficult to spell, but easy to pronounce. Simply say 'Wabash'...just like the river that forms the southwest boundary for the park. This is the French spelling of an Indian word, so don't be surprised to hear some folks call it o-ba-chee.

Kunkel Lake offers excellent fishing. During the summer months, a naturalist will provide information about the natural wonders of the park. A rental pavilion is ideal for special gatherings and is now available all year.
 Hiking Trailyes
 Picnic Sheltersyes
 Swimming Beachyes
 Mountain Bike Trails, miles3
 Nature Programsyes
BoatingBoat Rentalyes
 Boating Limits-1
 Launch Rampsyes
 Electric Sites, #124
 Flush Toiletsyes
 Youth Group Campyes
WinterCross-Country Skiingyes
 Ice Fishingyes
AccommodationsGame Roomyes
 Outdoor Swimming Poolyes
* Electric * Non-Electric * Dumping Station

Area Attractions
* Nature Center/Interpretive Naturalist Services (seasonal) * Picnicking/Shelters (Shelter Reservations) * Picnic Tables * Fishing / Boating * Hiking Trails * Paved Bicycle Trail * Swimming Pool * Tennis Courts * Basketball Courts * Volleyball Court * Playgrounds

Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
February 19 A fun day by Dave and Peggy
2/18/12 we Did a late winter hike. Looks as if the park staff is working hard on fixing up some trails. Look forward to going back in spring and doing more Hiking and enjoying the peace and quiet.
August 18 Our Sentimental Favorite by Ryan Newman Fan
My parents took me here when I was a kid and now I take my family here. The campground is very clean. Most sites are nice and level. Great for big rigs. The pool is the best in Indiana as they added a large waterslide a couple years back. If I have to pick a negative the bathhouses could use a updating. The main, original campground section A, has by far the best sites. The newer section, B, is not paved, and sits on a hill. Great trails, great playgrounds. A great place to stay.
July 15 Pool, boating & buffalo by Long time fan
This is a wonderful park. I loved it as a kid. My kids now love to go also. The pool is great. They have a very fun waterslide. The paddleboats are so much fun. Our favorite is the buffalo. They are so much fun to watch. Plus, we are all challenged by the fire tower. It is hard to stay away from and always a challenge to make it to the top. How brave are you?

Area Campgrounds
Fort Wells RV Resort & Family Campground
403 Eastmoor Drive
Bluffton, IN


Indiana State Parks