Hours and Rules
The DePauw Nature Park is open every day. Hours vary by season.
Summer May 1-Aug 31 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Fall Sept 1-Oct 31 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Winter Nov 1-Feb 28 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Spring Mar 1-Apr 30 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Please observe these rules during your visit to the Nature Park:
- Stay on gravel trails at all times
- Stay behind fencing on overlooks
- Keep pets on leash at all times
- Do not collect organisms or rocks
- No alcoholic beverages
- No ATVs or motorcycles
- No rock climbing
- No swimming in the Quarry Pond
- No horseback riding
- No fires without permission from staff
- No hunting or firearms
- No bicycles allowed on Rim or Woodland Trails
- Children younger than 13 must be accompanied by an adult
Emergency Contact: call DePauw Public Safety 765-658-5555 or 911