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Geist Park - Dedicated in Honor of Carl E. Verble


Geist Park Map (PDF)


  1. Canoe Launch
  2. Fishing
  3. Greenspace
  4. Nature Trail
  5. Picnic Shelters
  6. Picnic Tables
  7. Prairie
  8. Restrooms

Geist Park is a bird watchers haven, as this peaceful 17-acre park is nestled along the banks of Fall Creek. The park includes nature trails, wetlands and prairies, so be prepared for wildlife spotting with your binoculars. This park is also ideal for water recreation enthusiasts with a canoe launch and fishing. Whether you enjoy hiking, observing wildlife or just being outdoors, Geist Park is a great way to experience nature and take in some fresh, Indiana air.

Park History

View the Geist Park history page for more information.

Facility for Rent


Geist Park also includes a picnic shelter for rent, which is an excellent outdoor facility for your next family or company picnic. The Geist Park shelter provides grills, picnic tables and trash disposal for your convenience. The shelter holds approximately 50 people. Reserve online.

Rental Fees

Shelter SizeIn County Resident Rate*Out of County Resident Rate*
20 feet by 30 feet$53.50$85.60

*Note: Fee includes tax.

Shelter Image
Geist Park shelter