Wildcat Creek Natural Scenic River in Indiana

North Fork

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Wildcat Park Access Site

Location: Wildcat Park is located on Eisenhower Road in Lafayette. It is on the right bank of the river at the confluence of the North and South Forks of the creek.

From Dayton, turn right on CR 775E; turn right on State Route 38; take I-65 North to State Route 25 North; turn right on CR 300 N; turn right on CR 400 E, which turns into Eisenhower Road; Wildcat Park is on the right.

Parking: There is a gravel parking lot with room to park 20-30 vehicles. There is room for several cars to pull off near the path and unload boats before parking in the lot.

Path to River: There is a carry of about 50 yards (150 feet) down several steps and across a large sandbar.

River Access: There is room to load many boats on the large sandbar.

The 53 acre Wildcat Park was founded by the Wildcat Creek Foundation and is operated by the Tippecanoe County Department of Parks and Recreation. Wildcat Park also has a covered picnic shelter, drinking fountain, pit toilets, hiking, nature study and a river overlook. There is no camping at the park.

For rental canoe and kayak trips on this section of the river contact Wildcat Canoe and Kayak Too.

river access at Wildcat Park Access Site
river access
path to the river at Wildcat Park Access Site
stairs on path to the river
path to the river at Wildcat Park Access Site
path to the river

parking area at Wildcat Park Access Site
half of the parking area


Important: The river is constantly changing. Hazards like log jams and tree falls will come and go, so always be ready for them. Riffles will appear and disappear based on water flow levels. Do not attempt boating on this or any river during high water. Please be safe, respectful and responsible on the river.
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