Washington Park and Beach Rules and Regulations

Washington Park opens at 5 am and closes at 12 am on Friday and Saturday and 10 pm on Sunday through Thursday. 

  1. Speed limit is 5 mph
  2. Glass of any kind, containers or otherwise, is strictly prohibited
  3. No alcoholic beverages permitted within 50’ of roadways or parking lots
  4. Pets are not allowed in the park
  5. No overnight parking or camping
  6. No littering
  7. No ground fires.  Grills permitted in designated areas only.  Only non-charcoal (propane) portable grills are allowed on the beach.
  8. Hunting is prohibited on all park property
  9. Picnic shelter rentals and parking passes are available at the park office (219) 873-1506
  10. No motorized vehicles except in designated parking areas
  11. No metal detectors on grass
  12. Noise ordinance enforced
  13. No skateboarding except in designated areas