Dahlgren guns were naval ordnance, designed by John A. Dahlgren USN, used in the period of the American Civil War. This Eleven Inch Dahlgren Cannon was made in 1864 and put here in 1897 as a Civil War memorial.
The John and Dede Howard Recreation Trail is a multi-use path allowing for beautiful views of Lake Michigan and the St. Joseph River over most of the length.
The John and Dede Howard Skate Park is an in-line skating, skateboarding, and BMX biking facility. Complete with ramps, rails and half-pipes. Helmets are recommended.
Lake Bluff Park is located along the west side of Lake Boulevard along the top of the bluff, from Park Street north to State Street.
Located on Lakeshore Drive north of Hawthorne Avenue, has two separate parking areas with picnic facilities allowing a scenic view of Lake Michigan.
It is a passive park with a playfield and playground equipment. Perfect to round up your friends and kids and have a picnic and a game of frisbee with your dogs.
Newly constructed tennis courts. Open for public use when not in use by St. Joseph Public Schools. First come first serve and restrooms are available. Located on Stadium Drive near St. Joseph High School.