Things to Do in Jasper County

In Jasper County, you'll discover all kinds of outdoor and indoor things to do for just about anyone!

Carpenter Creek Cellars location and sign

Couples or Friends Getaway

Schedule your tee-time at the beautiful Sandy Pines Golf Club in DeMotte or Curtis Creek Country Club in Rensselaer. Relax with a glass of Hoosier wine at Carpenter Creek Cellars or try the craft beer from Fenwick Farms. Stroll through the Lillian Fendig Gallery to enjoy beautiful works of art. Find live entertainment and special events at eMbers Venue in Rensselaer. 

Sandhill Cranes flying in Northwest Indiana

Outdoor Adventure

Jasper County is home to one of Indiana's greatest wildlife spectacles at Jasper-Pulaski Fish and Wildlife Area. Each fall, tens of thousands of sandhill cranes visit Jasper-Pulaski's shallow marshes on their southward migration. 

Hunter wearing reflective gear aiming shotgun in the air with his trusty dog in the snow

Plan a special hunting or fishing trip with friends throughout the year at Jasper-Pulaski or spend the day shooting sporting clay, skeet or trap at the Oakwood Gun Club. If you enjoy kayaking or canoeing, the Kankakee River is 133 miles of ancient wetlands, cliffs, wooded islands, and peaceful farmland.

There are quite a few nature preserves to visit throughout the county offering hiking, fishing, wildflowers and more.

Kids jump off inflatables into lake at the Caboose Lake Campground

Family Fun

Spend a fun and relaxing weekend camping at Caboose Lake Campground playing in the Summer Beach Family Fun Zone or fishing in the 20-acre lake. 

Stroll through downtown Rensselaer's #RenArtWlk to see more than 20 colorful murals painted by talented artists from around the country. 

Pig Adventure Fair Oaks Farms

Enjoy an afternoon experiencing Fair Oaks Farms' Pig Adventure! Learn all about this noble farm animal as well as past and present pig farming, see piglets at different stages of growth, witness the miracle of life in the Farrowing Barn and so much more.

Stop at one of Jasper County’s farmers' markets or u-pick farms and return home with a delicious array of farm-fresh produce. 

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