The 123-acre park is along the Kettle Creek Valley and is called the Black Forest because of its once dense tree cover, mountainous terrain and wildnerness habitat.
Call or go online for camping reservations. Rustic sites and some with electric are available.
The Daugherty Loop Trail combines old logging and railroad grades to form a one hour walk. Ole Bull Trail leads to the historic-foundation remains of Ole Bull's home site and a panoramic view of the park area. The Beaver Dam Nature Trail provides an introduction to the habitats along Kettle Creek.
Both Kettle Creek and Ole Bull Run offer fishing for brook, brown and rainbow trout. A 150 foot sandy beach along Kettle Creek is available for swimming.
Winter activities include cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Snowmobiles are permitted on marked trails only.
Discounts Offered: Senior Citizen Discount
General Information: Dates Closed: Park is open year 'round., Hours: Office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, April to mid November, Saturdays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Winter hours vary., Open Year-round