Strawtown Koteewi

Large park with camping, history and unique activities

Strawtown Koteewi Park is the largest and most scenic park in Hamilton County. The park’s name derives from the Native Americans that called the land home centuries ago. Today, with more than 800 acres, the park showcases multi-use trails along the riverfront. Dig into history through archaeology, access canoe and kayak launch points, fish at the new lake, tackle a treetop obstacle course featuring ziplines, equestrian trails, an archery range, a snow tubing hill, and the nearby White River Campground.

Park Location

12308 Strawtown Ave, Noblesville, IN


Full Park Details

All Hamilton County Parks properties are open sunrise to sunset every day. Hours of individual facilities or ticketed venues or activities may vary.

Taylor Center of Natural History Hours
Monday – Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Sunday: 1pm to 5pm


Park Activities


This park has accessibility features.

Adventure Activities

Climbing, zipping, or treetop adventures.



Overnight outdoor lodging.



Formal or safe informal places to paddle from.

Equestrian Trails

Trails that allow for horseback riding.

Family Friendly

Family Friendly



Safe opportunities to fish from shore.

Nature Trails

Nature Trails

Trails designed for walking in natural spaces.

Nature or Cultural Center

An indoor facility featuring natural, historic, or cultural items or activities.

Winter Recreation

Seasonal sledding, ice skating, or tubing.

Progress Updates

  • 2023

    The Steven Nation Trail, which connects downtown Cicero to Strawtown Koteewi Park and the White River along an east-west route, opened in the summer of 2023, providing additional miles of greenway connectivity to the river.

  • 2022

    Through a partnership with MIBOR, the Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District installed numerous boot brush stations at parks in the White River watershed to reduce the destructive spread of invasive plant species.

  • 2020

    In 2020, Koteewi Lake, a repurposed gravel pit near the White River, opened for public use at Strawtown Koteewi Park and includes a kayak launch.

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