Prairie Creek Park

Terre Haute, IN

About

Situated on West French Drive, Prairie Cree Park is four miles west of U.S. 41 and one and six-tenths miles east of State Road 63, making it accessible from either highway. The park is a multipurpose park. Its distinctive feature is a beautiful grove of old growth sugar maple trees, that in the fall of the year, turn to brilliant golden yellows, reds, and oranges. Within the park, you'll discover one long, moderate, continuous trail winds in and about the grounds with numerous access points. A small family graveyard sits on a hilltop, undisturbed in the woods on the east side of the park. On its south border, Prairie Creek Park adjoins a 13.4 acre lake. At the front of the park is a small 1.8 acre pond. Channel catfish, large mouth bass, redear sunfish, bluegill, and black crappie can be found in these bodies of water. The campground has approximately 40 modern sites. The campground is divided into two sections, one much smaller than the other. A modern shower house, restrooms, and dump station are available to campers. It's time to explore the magic of Prairie Creek Park!

Park Features

  • Bathrooms
  • Boat Launch
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Horseshoes
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Sports Field
  • Waterfront

About the Park

Situated on West French Drive, Prairie Cree Park is four miles west of U.S. 41 and one and six-tenths miles east of State Road 63, making it accessible from either highway. The park is a multipurpose park. Its distinctive feature is a beautiful grove of old growth sugar maple trees, that in the fall of the year, turn to brilliant golden yellows, reds, and oranges. Within the park, you'll discover one long, moderate, continuous trail winds in and about the grounds with numerous access points. A small family graveyard sits on a hilltop, undisturbed in the woods on the east side of the park. On its south border, Prairie Creek Park adjoins a 13.4 acre lake. At the front of the park is a small 1.8 acre pond. Channel catfish, large mouth bass, redear sunfish, bluegill, and black crappie can be found in these bodies of water. The campground has approximately 40 modern sites. The campground is divided into two sections, one much smaller than the other. A modern shower house, restrooms, and dump station are available to campers. It's time to explore the magic of Prairie Creek Park!

Address

Prairie Creek Park
3230 W French Drive, Terre Haute, IN 47802

Park Features

  • Bathrooms
    Available 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Boat Launch
    Open to Guests & Public 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Dump Station
    Additional Cost Open 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Fishing
    Fishing License Required
  • Horseshoes
  • Playground
  • Showers
    Open 8:00am - 10:00pm
  • Sports Field
  • Waterfront

Nearby Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Watching


Upcoming Events

  • Explore the Vigo County Parks Hike - Prairie Creek

    February 18 - November 18

    Join us for our Explore the Vigo County Parks Hikes for a different park and trail each month. Distances will vary depending on the park and trail chosen. It is recommended to wear footwear appropriate for the season and to bring water from home to stay hydrated while on the trails. For more information contact our Natural Resource Programmer at 812-462-3392 or Sean.Sluyter@vigocounty.in.gov.