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Address: 5224 E Indiana Beach Rd, On Lake Shafer, Monticello, IN 47960-1279
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+1 574-583-4141

Today, Indiana Beach is home to six roller coasters. Of them, three are...

Today, Indiana Beach is home to six roller coasters. Of them, three are wooden roller coasters, including the world-famous Cornball Express, voted the #1 Wooden Coaster in the world by Theme Park Critic in 2002! In addition, Indiana Beach is home to Indiana's 1st custom steel coaster, Steel Hawg. Through all its new attractions, new slogans, and new guests, Indiana Beach never forgot its place as a classic facility filled with classic attractions. Whether it’s getting’ their fannies riding on a coaster, relaxing in the summer sun, or dancing & dining with family & friends, generations have enjoyed all that Indiana Beach has to offer including 0ver 100 accommodations. With plans for tomorrow blossoming every day, exciting changes every season, and a continued commitment to quality, there are no limits in sight for Indiana Beach’s future. From a cornfield that a horse and cart turned into a beach swimming area to the largest amusement & vacation playground in the state of Indiana, from its humble beginnings as Ideal Beach to its undying popularity in the hearts of guests of all ages and generations, Indiana Beach has come to represent that there truly is “more than corn in Indiana...”

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Spent the Sunday before Labor Day 2016 with my family at Indiana beach was highly disappointed at the number of rides that were closed for the entire day, the water park was... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I really like indiana beach. Never really long lines. Nice small park. Affordable season passes. Lake. The only bad thing is the food. Everything I get is gross!!! I had a season pass for 2016 and was there alot. I still haven't eaten anything decent there. I still keep going back but they really need to work on the quality... More 

2 Thank Andrea E
Lansing, Michigan
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I love amusement parks and try to visit several outside my area every summer. I've been on the biggest coasters in the biggest parks with all the bells and whistles, yet my favorite are the classic, old-fashioned parks. Indiana Beach is one of those places. I had last visited around 2008 and had been afraid to return in recent years... More 

2 Thank BunnyHugger
Lafayette, Indiana
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180 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I grew up going to Indiana Beach, so I remember what it used to be. It's never been a place with huge, daredevil rides. It's never been glamorous (honestly it always had a bit of a carnival feel to me). It's never been Six Flags or Kings Island or the Orlando Parks. But somehow, it worked. It had a charm... More 

3 Thank Inquisitive_Wayfarer
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

we went to Indiana beach a week before the end of the season and had a great time! when we got there we were upset to see that several of the rides were closed for the day. However, by two in the afternoon everything was up in running! Even the "closed" rides!. The park was really clean and not busy... More 

3 Thank Spencer S
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Spent the Sunday before Labor Day 2016 with my family at Indiana beach was highly disappointed at the number of rides that were closed for the entire day, the water park was severely understaffed and the lines to get on the rides that we're open we're ridiculously long for average rides... If we hadn't have gotten the tickets for free... More 

2 Thank PeteLaFaucia
Crown Point, Indiana
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We have been there at least 5 times this summer and we have been impressed! The new owners have cleaned the place up! I was there 3 years ago and it was filthy! I hated using the restroom! The new owners have done a great job painting and just giving it a fresh new look! My nephews (ages 3 and... More 

2 Thank Candice M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We have a lake house up in Monticello so whenever we are up here we always head over to Indiana Beach for a little bit of fun! The new owners have really turned it around and it is being cleaned up and fixed better than ever! Games, fair food, and rides for all of your pleasure plus a hunted house... More 

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Glassboro, New Jersey
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234 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This park has had it share of ups and downs in recent years, however it was time to pay another visit to a once great family destination that doesn't break your budget. Was pleasantly surprised to see that many maintenance items were being address to repair many rides that had been closed in previous years. Every attraction was operating (minus... More 

1 Thank JoeFlacco_NJ
Westfield, Indiana
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Indiana Beach is dead. I look for it to close within the next two years. In spite of a new company recently buying it, here is why it is doomed... 1. Price. The tickets/passes are laughably overpriced. AND, to add insult to injury, the new owners now charge a FEE for locals, or boaters who simply want to come to... More 

8 Thank fougerousses2015
Champaign, Illinois, United States
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42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

I will first say that we were warned that some of the rides may be closed this time of year. That was indeed the case. We only rode three rides all day and stood in line for our season ticket over an hour. We decided not to return the next day as planned for the water park since all of... More 

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