Creekside Park

Creekside Park is home to Creekside Trails, a multi-use trail system with 5+ miles of soft surface corridors for biking, hiking and walking. 

The vision of the Creekside Trails is to create a safe and enjoyable recreational walking and riding area for Porter County in Valparaiso, Indiana.

The mission is for the Creekside Trails:

  • To be free and open to the public and all members of the community;
  • Provide a full spectrum, recreational riding experience for riders of all ages, skills and abilities;
  • To be an extension of the paved pathways that connect Valparaiso;
  • Serve the non-motorized transportation community with off-road trails;
  • Provide sustainable revenue for the ongoing maintenance and operation of the facility.

Park Hours & Rules

Creekside Trails is open dawn to dusk seven days a week, weather permitting. Night riding is not authorized.

Authorized users

  • Persons riding non-motorized, activity specific bicycles
  • Pedestrians permitted on designated multi-use trails and spectating areas
  • Persons using other recreational amenities as designated
  • Children under age of eighteen (18) must always be supervised by a parent or other responsible caretaker age eighteen (18) or over, except with special permission
  • Dogs permitted on leash only

Unauthorized users

  • No persons riding motorcycles or other motorized vehicles
  • No equestrians allowed

Required safety equipment

  • Riders are responsible for wearing a helmet with chin strap buckled
  • Recommended safety equipment
  • Gloves, knee/shin pads, arm/elbow pads, full face helmet, etc.

Other Rules

All persons entering Creekside Trails are subject to adopted Valpo Parks policies not expressly stated in the Creekside Trails special policies


Creekside Trails is free to the public. A donation box is onsite, but a contribution is not required to utilize the park.

Trail Updates

To learn more about Creekside Trails and to stay up-to-date on volunteer days, trail conditions and more, please "like" our Facebook Group page HERE


Address (Trailhead)

Creekside Golf Course & Training Center

2355 Clifford Rd., Valparaiso, IN

  1. Kevin Nuppnau

    Assistant Director
    Phone: 219-462-5144 ext. 6307

Trail Map & Rules