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The Parklands of Jasper

Visit one of Indiana’s Natural Destinations
Entrance at 800 West 15th Street

The Parklands of Jasper is a 75-acre major urban renewal endeavor which turned a private 9-hole golf course and the surrounding woodlands into Indiana’s Natural Destination.

The Parklands of Jasper features:

  • Two miles of walking trails including a multi-purpose path.

  • A walking signature bridge which is lighted at night to draw attention to park.

  • Three ponds.

  • Approximately 25 acres of woods made possible by benefactors.

  • Three water cascades and stone water crossing. 

  • A wetlands area for nature studies.

  • The Pavilion – an indoor public event space seating 120 people with Pavilion Patio overlooking Otis Pond.

  • A splash pad with three rock features and 42 jets.

  • Four GTFit outdoor exercise pods with 10 pieces of exercise equipment

  • An Adventure Play Area featuring climbing rocks and balance beams.

  • A Tree Fort and Musical Playground
  • Picnic areas
  • Bicycles are permitted on trails only. 
  • Fishing only permitted at the boardwalk pond (Otis Pond). 

This facility is tobacco free.

Contact and Reservations for the Parklands Pavillion

Janessa Wagner - (812) 482-5959

Seating Capacity

120-130 max


  • Chairs to accompany tables
  • 15 round tables which seat 6 per table
  • 5 rectangle tables which seat 6 per table
  • Projector and microphone system
  • Kitchen with refrigerator, ice machine and microwave


Monday – Sunday 3+ Hours (Interior and Enclosed Outdoor Deck)
• $100 nonrefundable booking fee (paid within 5 business days of booking)
• $200 refundable deposit
• $214 rental fee ($200 plus $14 sales tax) due no later than 30 days prior to rental

Monday – Thursday 3 Hours or Less (Interior Only)
• No booking fee
• $50 refundable deposit
• $107 rental fee ($100 plus $7 sales tax) due no later than 30 days prior to rental

Food and alcohol caterers must chosen from an approved list provided by the Park Department

CASH OR CHECK ONLY, lease agreement must be signed.

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