Arcola is an unincorporated community in Lake Township, Allen County, Indiana.
It was once a booming train station for farm products and a regional U.S. postal center in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
In more recent years it has become a bedroom community of Fort Wayne. The community has a volunteer fire department and an elementary school in the building which once housed grades one through twelve, including Arcola High School.
The famous annual Arcola tractor pull is held in the community.
The Hanson Quarry Observation Deck is considered to be a hidden gem in the area of Arcola, IN. It is an awesome observation deck with a great view worthy of a quick stop.
The Buckner Park is a few minutes away from Arcola, IN. It’s a beautiful quaint park with lots to do. There are wide open spaces to play lawn games, lots of picnic areas to eat. There were also lots of play equipment for all ages and a splash pad. It’s also a dog-friendly park with lots of space for them to walk.
Tourists and residents can get their dose of historical immersion at the Historic Old Fort, 19 minutes away from Arcola, IN. It’s basically a reconstructed 19th-century military fort, with living history exhibits & demonstrations. The reconstruction works are so good that even historical re-enactors themselves are all praises when it comes to the Historic Old Fort.
The Lakeside Park and Rose Garden is a real treat to plant and flower lovers. It is a charming lakeside park offering sunken gardens with a variety of roses, plus fountains & pavilions. It’s well maintained and the gardens are always beautiful.
5933 E State Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46815
Mon: 9 am – 5 pm
Tue: 9 am – 5 pm
Wed: 9 am – 5 pm
Thur: 9 am – 5 pm
Fri: 9 am – 5 pm