Welcome to the Culver Park Department!

The park grounds overlook beautiful Lake Maxinkuckee!
Lake Maxinkuckee is the second largest natural lake in Indiana.
There are four historic structures on the park property- the beach lodge, train depot, and two open-air pavilions. The Culver Park Department assists with park programming, boat slip rentals, facility rentals, and the Culver Farmers’ Market. You can find information on all of these below!

Culver Park Department:  819 E. Lake Shore Dr. Culver, IN

Phone: 574-842-3510 (beach information)                                      Cell: 574-216-0682 (facility/boat slip rentals)

Email: park@townofculver.org

Park Superintendent: Amber Cowell

Beach/COVID-19 Guidelines

We have a limited capacity for the remainder of the summer at 200 patrons for the beach area. Per the Marshall County Health Department face covering mandate, please wear a mask before entering the Beach Lodge which is where the restroom facilities and concessions are located.

Please be prepared to be asked to wait until other patrons leave if we are at full capacity. We are not permitted to administer admissions into the beach if we are at the capacities listed above. You will be asked to wait until other patrons leave.

  • Pier Slip Rental Overview
  • 2020 Pier Slip Assignment Map
  • FAQ’s 

    • Does the park offer short-term pier slip rentals? No, agreements are seasonal.
    • Do I need a boat lift? Yes, renters must provide their own lift. The park department does not provide lifts or buy/sell lifts. This includes PWC’s.
    • Is there a waiting list? Yes, there is a waiting list for each season. To be added to the list please email park@townofculver.org

    For more information on pier slip rentals: 2020 Pier Lease Agreement

    Map of 2020 pier slip assignments:

  • 2020 Pier Slip Assignment Map

Pier Slip Rental Dates

  • January 15, 2020: Early deadline – payment in full to receive a 5% discount
  • February 15, 2020: Returning customer deadline – payment deadline for returning customers to maintain slip space
  • May 10 – October 10, 2020 (163 days): Dates for when pier renters have access to their rented pier slips

All of our pier spaces for the 2020 season are completely full. If you are interested in being added to our 2021 waitlist for a boat space, please contact Amber Cowell at park@townofculver.org with the following information- contact name, email, and phone number.

For pricing information, please refer to the image below.

Facility Rentals

Below are four different facilities we have for rent. First is the Beach Lodge meeting room, second is the Gazebo, next is the West Pavilion, and the last one is the East Pavilion. All facilities are available for daily rentals, scheduled by the Park Superintendent, and can be made 365 days in advance!


Facility rental information (each facility’s amenities, price, and capacity):

Facility Rental Information

The facility rental agreement form is for viewing. Please schedule a facility rental with park superintendent, Amber Cowell, before filling out a form. You can contact her at park@townofculver.org or 574-216-0682.

Facility Rental Agreement

Culver Farmers’ Market

The market features a wide variety of vendors including farmers, crafters, artists, bakers, cooks, and gardeners. The summer outdoor market is located at the West Pavilion in the park.

  • 2020 Summer dates:

May 9 – October 17: Saturdays 9 am-1 pm

May 26 – August 1: Tuesdays 5 pm-7 pm

Culver Park Department

819. Lakeshore Drive Culver, IN 46511

Office phone: (574) 842-3510

Cell phone: (574) 216-0682

Email: park@townofculver.org

Park Superintendent 

Amber Cowell

Park Planning Documents:

  Culver Park and Recreation Department_5_Year_Master_Plan

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Culver Park Programming

There are no events at this time.