Parks Department

 Rising Sun-Ohio County Park System Rules

  • All pets must be on a leash.
  • All pet waste must be placed in pet waste receptacles.
  • Place all trash in trash receptacles.
  • No open burning.
  • No soliciting.
  • No alcoholic beverages permitted.
  • Speed limit is 15 mph.
  • All vehicles must stay on designated roadways and parking areas.
  • No motorized vehicles are permitted beyond the parking lots and roadways, golf carts exempt.
  • No hunting is permitted
  • Shelters cannot be reserved.

Park Hours

All parks operated by the Rising Sun-Ohio County Park Board are open 365 days a year, from dawn to dusk. Some sections of the parks may be closed due to special events. 

Facility Rentals


Rising Sun-Ohio County Senior Citizen Community Building

510 S. Mulberry St, Rising Sun, IN  47040




Schroeder Educational Building

1419 Fairground Rd, Rising Sun, IN  47040


Are you looking for a place to hold your next family reunion or birthday party? Are you planning that special wedding reception? We have 2 great facilities right here is Rising Sun for you to rent. We offer nice facilities with full functioning kitchens and ample parking for your guests. Call us at the Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks Department today! Ask for Jamie or Kim, 812-438-2700. Click here for the LinkClick.aspx Park Board Rental Agreement (posted 3-28-18).



Parks Department Directory
Park Director
Jamie Bell
(812) 438-2700
(812) 438-2082 







Director Assistant
Kim Manifold
(812) 438-2700