Vincennes Parks consist of 5 parks; Gregg, Chicago, Kimmell, Four Lakes, and Lester Square. We offer shelter facilities for renting, lighted tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, horse shoe pits, 2 walking trails; the Vaughn Trail and Tecumseh Walking Trail, Rainbow Beach, Lester Square Skate Park, Camp Grounds, boat access to the Wabash River, fishing opportunities, and playground equipment at each of the parks.
County Parks consist of:
Ouabache (Wabash) Trails Park
A 254-acre facility designed for passive and active leisure and recreational pursuits. This naturally wooded area and its varying terrain provide opportunities for development of a unique facility. The relief ranges from 420 to 488 feet. Low flatlands used for picnicking and sport areas are available as well as steeply rolling hills covers in deciduous growth. Activities provided range from river fishing (foot access only) to nature study, wildlife observation, camping (class A & B), picnicking, hiking and group outings, etc. Many specialized activities such as wildflower walks, photography, and elementary school interpretative programs are prevalent at this facility. In addition to these activities, individuals can enjoy the 4Â½ miles of walking trails, the 5 shelter houses, the 4 playground areas and the ball field. New additions since 2002 are 3 modern rental cabins, campground laundry and facility buildings, canoe camp, fishing enhancements, shower house, and modern restrooms.
A 20-acre facility primarily covered by white, red and spruce pine trees. This facility provides an excellent habitat for small wildlife, passive and active recreational activities. Facilities include
3 shelter houses, playground, picnic facilities and ½ mile of walking trails.
Emison Mill Park
A 7-acre flat land facility located on Mariah Creek. This area, donated to the park, offers the following facilities: a shelter house, picnic facilities, fishing, open play areas, playground, and a canoe launch point. Emison Mill Park A 7-acre flat land facility located on Mariah Creek. This area, donated to the park, offers the following facilities: a shelter house, picnic facilities, fishing, open play areas, playground, and a canoe launch point.