Potato Creek State Park

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Potato Creek State Park has 327 acres of fields, woodlands, prairies and wetlands. It is said to be haunted by ghostly children who have drowned here while swimming or fishing over the years. The plaintive sound of a child crying or calling for its mother has been rumored to come from the beach area.

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Geographic Information

25601 State Route 4
North Liberty, IN 46554
United States

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41.5357718, -86.36086260000002
St. Joseph County, Indiana
Nearest Towns:
North Liberty, IN (3.4 mi.)
Lakeville, IN (4.6 mi.)
La Paz, IN (5.9 mi.)
Walkerton, IN (7.9 mi.)
Gulivoire Park, IN (8.0 mi.)
Fish Lake, IN (10.1 mi.)
Koontz Lake, IN (10.4 mi.)
Hamlet, IN (11.5 mi.)
South Bend, IN (11.7 mi.)
Bremen, IN (12.6 mi.)


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  1. I have been here ghost hunting. If you go to the farthest fishing pier at night you can hear a little boy screaming for help and splashing in the water. Also the cemetery in the park itself is haunted. You can feel people touching you and feels as if someone is peering at you.

  2. i have been here several times and once when i was maybe 4 or 5 we stayed at the cabins……. i felt someone or something was watching us and i wouldnt stay in one room alone.

    • I camped outside with my Boy Scout troop a few years ago. I kept hearing odd moaning noises in the woods in the middle of the night, and the entire time I was there I felt like I was being watched. It was very creepy.

  3. I used to come here with my family as a kid with my moms best friend and her sisters and their families! From ages 6-14 for a week every June we would rent the cabins and pretty much have free roam of this place. We used to play capture the flag all over the park at night and I remember more than once feeling like there was someone either right behind me or coming upon me and when I would shine my light there wouldn’t be anything…

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