he residents of Noble County are fortunate to live in a natural area for recreation and outdoor activities. The county has over 100 lakes, many with public access, for such activities as fishing, sailing, boating, water-skiing, etc. Noble County also offers many acres of woods and rolling terrain for enjoyable hours of outdoor recreation. In addition, activities are not limited to one season, but are constantly changing.
Albion Bowl -
North of Albion
4010 N SR 9
Albion Parks and Recreation Dept. - (totaling 50 acres) - Valley View Park (baseball diamond), Hidden Diamonds Park (baseball diamonds, soccer fields, sand volleyball, pavilions, playground etc) and Owen Park (pavilion, play area)
Chain O' Lakes State Park - State Road 9 three miles south of Albion. 2355 E 75 S. (260) 636-2654. Activities include - fishing, boating, hiking, camping, swimming, cross-country skiing, row and paddle boats, nature center. www.dnr.in.gov
Veep Races LLC - (HUFF 50K Trail Run, Nobleman Triathon) t5207 Hopkinton Dr., Fort Wayne, IN 46814
Phone: (260) 348-5343
Cole Center Family YMCA - Located in Kendallville includes - Olympic size swimming pool, full sized gym, racquetball courts, weight lifting room, and other activity rooms.
Noble County Saddle Club -
State Rd 8 East, PO Box 71 (260) 564-0003 (Kathy Parks)
Outdoor Tennis and Basketball available at the Central Noble School Campus.
Albion Community Theater - contact Sandi Lemish at (260) 636-2024
1426 W. 300 N, Albion, Indiana 46701, Phone (260) 636-7383
Personally guided tours, enable you to see African lions, Bengal tigers, leopards, chimpanzees, cougars, bears, birds, reptiles, monkeys, and much more! Open year-round with seasonal tours and programs. www.blackpine.org
Camp Lutherhaven - 1596 S 150 W, (260) 636-7101 http://www.lutherhaven.org, A year round outdoor ministry center including summer camps and retreats, lodge and cabin rentals and outdoor education programs.
Center Stage Auditorium - At Central Noble School Campus
Finished and dedicated in the year 2000. This building is hoped to house not only school events but many community activities.
Center Stage Dance Academy - 108 W. Main St. (260) 636-1057
Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center - P.O. Box 263,
Wolf Lake, IN 46796, (260) 799-5869, www.goshen.edu/merrylea, email: email@example.com. An environmental learning center of Goshen College, this 1,150 acre complex of fields, forests, bogs and meadows on the west side of High Lake, offers hiking, birdwatching, plant studies, cross-country skiing, ice skating, group visits, class visits, program and annual events.
Noble County Public Library Central -
813 E Main St, (State Road 8), (260) 636-7197, fax (260) 636-3321.
Old Jail Historical Museum - Run by the Noble County Historical Society, PO Box 152, Albion, (260) 636-2803. Located on West Main Street, Albion. Erected in 1875, designed to house the prisoners and sheriff. It is on the National Registrar of Historical Places. Open June through August. Groups visit by appointment.