The City of Peru, Indiana

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River Walkway Park

This park consists of 15 acres located on the Banks of the Wabash River.

The MiamisFort playground at this park was community built in 2000. The shelters, restrooms and all other recreational sites were built afterward with a grant from the DNR. The entire park is ADA accessible. There are also two decks overlooking the scenic Wabash River.

Amenities:

  • Fitness Trail: Parallel eight foot wide paved walkway along the Wabash River Holman Street to Broadway. This Fitness Trail is 9/10 mile one way.
  • Play Fields: Open green spaces
  • Parking: Two parking lots
  • Restrooms: One, centrally located
  • Picnic Tables: Yes
  • Playgrounds: One 120' X 120' wood play ground "MiamisFort"

Shelters (may be reserved): Two shelters and one gazebo
*Shelter 9 is west of Miamisfort (between Miamisfort and Homers)
*Shelter 10 is nearest the large parking lot and has great access to the restrooms.


Shelter 9

Rents for $20/day.  Along Canal Street at the Riverwalk Parkway. This shelter is west of Miamisfort (between the play area and Homer's). It is equipped with electric, a grill and lights. Restrooms & playground onsite. Near the new Peru Skate Park.

Shelter 10

Rents for $20/day. Along Canal Street at the Riverwalk Parkway. This shelter is east of Miamisfort (near the large parking lot). It is equipped with electric, a grill and lights. Restrooms & playground onsite. 

River Walkway Park

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Parks Department
75 Park Dr
Peru, IN 46970
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