The City of Peru, Indiana

Circus Capital of the World

Parks Department

Park Reservations

The City of Peru rents out its park shelters for $20 per shelter, or $30 for a rental of both sides of Shelter 1. Here is a description of our shelters. 

Shelter 1E: Located in lower Maconaquah Park off of Strawtown Pike, across the creek and to the left. There is a grill on site. Playground and restrooms also easily accessible. It is shaded and has electrical hook-up capabilities. 

Shelter 1W: Located in lower Maconaquah Park off of Strawtown Pike, across the creek and to the right. There is a grill on site. Playground and restrooms also easily accessible. It is shaded and has electrical hook-up capabilities.

Shelter 2: Located in lower Maconaquah Park off of Strawtown Pike just beyond the playground. There is a grill on site. Restrooms are nearby. It's located in a shaded area and has electrical hook-up capabilities.

Shelter 3: Located at the top of the hill on Park Drive by the golf course near the creek. Is not ideal for those with ambulatory issues. Is near a playground, has restrooms, as well as electrical hook-up capabilities.

Shelter 4: Located on Park Drive near the old softball field. Is adjacent to the playground and has a large parking area. Restrooms are located across the parking lot. There is a grill on site, and it has electric. 

Shelter 5: Located at the top of the hill on Park Drive by the golf course near the trees on flat ground. Also close to the horseshoe pits. Has a playground, restrooms, grill and electric. 

Shelter 6: Located at Davis Park and was recently renovated. Has a basketball court and a grill. Does not have electrical hook-up. 

Shelter 7: Located at West City Park. Next to the girls softball field.  Has access to the river overlook. Has electrical, a grill, a playground and is located on a flat area. 

Shelter 8: Located on Park Drive up the hill from the disc golfers' parking area. There is a built-in fire pit on site, as well as bathrooms. Has electrical hook-up. There is no playground nearby. 

Shelter 9: Located on the Riverwalk on Canal Street west of the playground, and is the closest shelter to the skate park. There is a large grassy area, access to grilling, restrooms, and the walkway. Has electrical hook-up. 

Shelter 10: Located on the Riverwalk on Canal Street east of the playground. Is by a large parking lot, and has access to grilling, restrooms and the walkway. Has electrical hook-up. 

Shelter 11: Located at West City Park next to the playground. Is close to the restrooms and has a grill. Has no electrical hook up. 

Amphitheater: Located in upper Maconaquah Park. Great for concerts and performances. 

 

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Parks Department
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Peru, IN 46970
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