Hawthorn Park


The refuge is located on East Old Maple Avenue, .6 mile north of U.S. 40 off of Hunt Road (Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on south border).

About This Location

Hawthorn Park & JI Case Wetland Wildlife Refuge consists of 256.72 acres and total water area of 68.6 acres.
Inside Hawthorn Park is a wildlife observation shelter overlooking J I Case Wetland Wildlife Refuge. The Refuge's 50.3 acre lake attracts fisherman and migratory birds.
The campground, open May 1 - October 15, has 75 modern sites and 10 primitive sites.

Facilities At This Location


  • Lake
  • Campground
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Trails
  • Nature Area
  • Labyrinth
  • Archery Range
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Boat Launches
  • Rest Rooms

Contact Information

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