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The beautiful Marquette Park is a favorite for boaters, hikers and those just looking to bask in the sun or go for a dip in the waters of Lake Michigan.
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Marquette Park

Located along the South Shore of Lake Michigan, the 241-acre Marquette Park is one of the South Shore's most admired and historic regional parks.

With a recent reconstruction thanks to the $28 million dollar grant from the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority, Gary's Marquette Park will once again be a premier lakefront location, improving the quality of life for residents of Gary and Northwest Indiana.

Both the Pavilion and Aquatorium have been restored to their former glory, offering visitors the chance to experience the beauty of Marquette Park as it was intended when first constructed in the early 1920s.

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Marquette Park

  • 598 N. Grand Blvd.
  • Gary, IN 46403
  • Region: Gary
  • Phone: (219) 938-7362
  • Website

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