The City of Peru, Indiana

Circus Capital of the World

Maconaquah Park

Maconaquah Park is 186 acres located between Strawtown Pike and Park Drive.

The park was opened in 1927 and includes a beautiful scenic drive, Frisbee golf and an 18 Hole Golf Course. The entire park is ADA accessible.Maconaquah Park

Amenities:

  • Softball Fields: One
  • Basketball Goals: Two courts w/four goals
  • Play Fields: Open green spaces
  • Parking: Ample parking available all around park
  • Restrooms: Four, centrally located
  • Picnic Tables: Located in all shelters and throughout the park
  • Playgrounds: Three, located throughout the park

Shelters (may be reserved): Six, all with electric outlets and two with lights
*Shelters 3 & 5 (top of the hill near the golf course) -near horse shoe pits & playground equipment.
*Shelter 4 (near the softball field and South Peru School) -near playground equiptment.
*Shelters 1E, 1W, & 2 (lower park off Strawtown Pike) -near playground equipment & basketball courts
*Shelter 8 (off Park Drive near Frisbee Golf parking-top of hill) -*not near playground equipment


Shelter 1 East & West

Rentable in two halves or in its entirety. $30 for all or $20/half. Maconaquah Park-lower park area accessible from Strawtown Pike. Equipped with electric, a grill and lights. Restrooms and playground onsite.

Shelter 2

Rents for $20/day. Maconaquah Park-lower park area accessible from Strawtown Pike. You can NOT drive to this shelter. The road has been gated to prevent driving so close to the playground. Equipped with electric, a grill and lights. Restrooms and playground onsite.

Shelter 3

Rents for $20/day. Maconaquah Park-upper park near golf course on right as you enter that drive. Equipped with electric and a grill. Restrooms & playground onsite.

Shelter 4

Rents for $20/day. Maconaquah Park off Park Drive. Sits just down the hill from South Peru School and overlooks the softball field. Equipped with electric and lights. Restrooms across parking lot by concession stand.

Shelter 5

Rents for $20/day. Maconaquah Park-upper park near golf course on right as you enter that drive. Equipped with electric and a grill. Restroom & playground are onsite.

Shelter 8

Rents for $20/day. In Maconaquah Park on Park Drive, just past the Parks Department Building on left. This shelter is at the top of the hill from the parking lot. Near the old Miller Pool, now the Animal Control Facility. It is equipped with electric and a round fire pit within the shelter. Restrooms onsite. No playground at this location.

Maconquah Park

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75 Park Dr
Peru, IN 46970
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