Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk

Portage Lakefront & Riverwalk, Est. 2008

Location: 1000 Riverwalk Dr  map

This 57 acre park site was developed on the former National Steel property providing access to Lake Michigan and the Burns Waterway.  Opened officially in November 2008, this park is the result of a collaborative effort between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. National Park Service / Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and the City of Portage.  The park land is owned by the U.S. National Park Service as part of the National Lakeshore and is managed by the Portage Parks and Recreation Department.  The Lakefront is open daily from 7:00am until Dusk. The riverwalk has stair access from the south parking area and trail access from the north parking area.  The Pavillion is open throughout the summer for bathroom access the concession is open during the summer months as well.  For information on renting the pavillion please call the National Lakeshore at 219-395-1644



Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk, a home away from home for many