Swimming Pool

NOTICE: The public outdoor swimming pool will remain closed for the 2020 season due to limitations in the inability to practice social distancing on the confined space of pool decks.

Features & Operation

Brown County State Park is home to an Olympic-size outdoor swimming pool, plus a wading pool.

The pool is open daily from 12 noon to 7 pm. (Hours subject to change.)

The pool is open the Saturday before Memorial Day through no later than Labor Day. Currently the pool closes in the middle of August. The pool may be closed some weekdays near the end of summer when lifeguards are unavailable.

Click here for information on pool use fees.

There is a pool house with restrooms/changing rooms. It also has a Snack Bar & Grill providing snacks and drinks, plus necessities like goggles and nose plugs.

Swimming Pool


- A lifeguard is on duty when the pool is open.

- All infants, toddlers or small children who are not "potty trained" shall be required to wear an elasticized swim diaper before entering the pool area.

- Fecal incidents may result in closure of the pool. These closures can last from several hours to 24 hours.

- For children age 12 and under to enter the pool area they must be supervised by someone age 16 or older.

Notice: Swimming in Ogle Lake or Strahl Lake is prohibited.

Pool House with restrooms and Snack Bar & Grill


NOTE: RVs & vehicles towing trailers must use the West Gate Entrance (off S.R. 46, west of Nashville).
The North Gate Covered Bridge is restricted to 9 foot height and 3 ton weight limits.
Horsemen's Campground users should use the entrance off 135 South.

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Note: This is not the official Park website. However, it is the most complete and easy-to-use site, with everything you need to plan a trip to Brown County State Park.

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