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1561 Park Road
Whiting, IN 46394
Phone: (219) 659-0860
Please note: WhoaZone, located at Whihala Beach in Whiting, will not open in 2020 due to safe social distancing standards. Check back to see updates for the 2021 season.
Whihala Beach will reopen May 25, 2020. Attendees are expected to adhere to physical distancing and other public health recommendations when at the beach or the park. Security personnel will be monitoring and enforcing physical distancing among visitors.
For more information, contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at 219-659-0860.
No swimming is allowed unless a lifeguard is on duty.
Memorial Day – Labor Day: 10am-6pm
Beach Parking Lot (past the gates): 10:30am-6:30pm
Boat Launch Parking Lot: 7am-6:30pm
Park and Beach Parking Meters - Cars: $4 per hour or $20 all day; Minimum credit card purchase is $5.
Boat launch fee: $30
Features: Flush toilets, rinse showers, food concessions, grilling area, boat launch, swimming, sand volleyball courts, walking and bike trail and fishing (Indiana waters require proper fishing licenses).
Directions: Take Indianapolis Boulevard to 119th Street east. Take a left onto Front Street.