Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Tag - Parks and Recreation

Posted on March 27, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Emily L.

Best Spring Time Parks and Trails in Fort Wayne

Springtime will soon bring an outburst of color and fragrance to our urban landscape. Two of the best places to witness the show in Fort Wayne, Indiana are at Foster Park and Lakeside Park.

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Posted on March 17, 2016 at 7:00:00 am by Nancy M.

Did you Know this about Fort Wayne?

One of the advantages of moving as much as my spouse and I have is that you're more likely to explore the city you are living in rather than taking it for granted, as can happen with natives. When we first moved here about a decade ago, my new friends, many of whom had lived here for years, were surprised at what I could tell them about Fort Wayne. This truly is a very interesting city.

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Posted on December 03, 2015 at 3:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Free in Fort Wayne: Winter Edition

*This post was updated in November 2017.*

 

During the summer, it may be great to get out and enjoy the weather and catch a quick and cheap bite from a food truck, but during the winter, it can be hard to even want to get out of the house. The Midwest winter months can be brutal, but we can make it a little better with many free and nearly free options.

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Posted on April 29, 2015 at 7:01:00 am by Amanda R.

Bring Your Pooch to Play in Pawster Park

If you're visiting Fort Wayne this Spring or Summer, not only is there plenty for you to do, but there are great options for your pooch, as well! What do you get when you mix dogs and great weather together in the Fort? Pawster Park, of course!


Pawster Park - a fun play on words of Foster

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Posted on September 30, 2014 at 10:00:18 am by Mike F.

My Fort Wayne Favorite - Lions Park

Folks who live in Fort Wayne, Indiana, have a lot to be proud of, not the least of which is our amazing park system. My favorite park – and honestly, my favorite place in the city – is Lions Park. One of the city’s many neighborhood parks, you can find it at the intersection of Carew Street ... More ›

Posted on July 01, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Wendy S.

Dive into One of Fort Wayne's Public Pools

Update: Check out our updated directory of splash pads here.

NorthsideSummer is upon us in Fort Wayne, and with it comes the sticky, drippy heat of the season. Not that I'm complaining after the winter we just had! If you're lucky enough to have a pool of your own to jump into, great! But if you're

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Posted on October 12, 2011 at 5:45:40 am by Holly H.

Fort Wayne Area Parks: Central/Downtown

(This is the second installment in a four-part series showcasing the many parks found in Fort Wayne and Allen County. Today’s focus is on city parks located in the central and downtown area of the city, and maintained and operated by the Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation. (Click here to read more ... More ›

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