Dallas Lake Park

0505 W 700 S Wolcottville, Indiana 46795

  • 140 acres on the south shore of Dallas Lake. A wetland observation deck overlooks Pond Lil, a state nature preserve.
  • A sandy beach with a swimming pier is open in the summer.  No lifeguards on duty - Swim at your own risk.    Children must have adult supervision.   No pets are allowed on the beach.              

2023 Park Admission

  • $5 per car, buggy, or motorcycle
  • $1 per person on bicycles, buses, and 10 to 15-passenger vans
  • Annual pass is $40
  • Free parking in trailhead parking lot by park office

2024 Dallas Lake Park Fees

Effective January 1, 2024, there will no longer be an admission fee to enter Dallas Lake Park.  

New 2024 Dallas Lake Park fees are as follows:

  • Daily Beach Fee: $1 per person
  • Season Beach Pass: $40 
  • Beach fees are paid in the office or at the fee post at the beach road entrance.

The Beach Fee is collected to fund yearly beach maintenance. This includes replacement parts on the swim pier and new sand for the beach.  Additional donations are gratefully accepted!


  • playground
  • picnic tables
  • grills
  • vault toilets
  • hiking trail
  • swimming
  • grass playfield

Rental Facilities


Dallas Trail Map

  • A 1.75-mile walking trail meanders through wetland, prairie, and woods.
  • The trail is accessible for walking, running, strollers, and wheelchairs. 
  • No bicycles allowed.
  • AllTrails Link HERE.
  • Go on a scavenger hunt while enjoying the trail!

Fitness Trail

  • 14 fitness activity stations along the walking trail.
  • Begins at the trailhead by the park office.

Additional Photos

Dallas Lake Trailhead Sign Pond Lil Overlook Dallas Park Road with Boardwalk
Dallas Trail Dallas Trail boardwalk Dallas Prairie Flowers

Park Hours

  • Summer Hours: May 1-Labor Day   8:00 am-9:00 pm.   
  • Winter Hours: Labor Day-April 30   8:00 am- Legal Sunset.
  • Park Office: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-12:00 noon, and 12:30 pm-3:30 pm.

Park and Facility Rules

Contact Information

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