Lake Station, Indiana

In 1852, the city of Lake Station was platted by George Earle alongside the very first railroad in Lake County. As the county's only depot stop on the Detroit to Chicago line for several years, it was a hub of activity. Over the years, Lake Station has gone through many changes. The city has become a diverse community, proud of its educational, recreational and industrial facilities.

Lake Station has many beautiful parks. The 43-acre Riverview Park offers visitors many amenities, including a swimming pool, sand volleyball courts, boating access and rentals, tennis courts, archery targets and a fitness trail. Columbus Park has four baseball diamonds, a basketball court, a paved fitness/walking track and two picnic shelters.

As one of the newest parks in the Lake County Park System, Lake Station's Three Rivers Park offers visitors an abundance of activities, from fishing to cycling to paddle boating. The fun and educational Bellaboo's Play and Discovery Center, located within the park, features tons of activities, events and camps for young children.

Visitors can savor delightful fare at the city's assortment of restaurants. Whether you're in the mood for pizza, Chinese, pub food or burgers, there is something to satisfy every craving.

Festival lovers will enjoy Lake Station's Septemberfest, held around Labor Day each year. This fun three-day event features live music, a fireworks show, kids' programs, food vendors and a bean bag tournament.

For more information about Lake Station, please visit:

City of Lake Station
1969 Central Avenue
Lake Station, IN  46405

Lake Station Chamber of Commerce