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Your Child’s First Fishing Trip in Indiana

This blog was submitted by Jon Sutton of OutdoorEmpire.com. Taking your kids on their first fishing trip is one of the most enjoyable ways to spend a little family bonding time. They’ll likely have a great time and you’ll form Read more >

This Concert Venue is in the Middle of an Indiana State Park

Lincoln Amphitheatre is a beautiful outdoor concert venue inside Lincoln State Park—picture perfect for families, couples, or friends looking for a night out in a picturesque setting. With the furthest seat in this fully-covered venue being only 90 feet from Read more >

Kick Off Visit Indiana Week With Free State Parks Admission

Indiana State Parks is offering free state parks admission for everyone on Sunday, May 7, 2017, in honor of Visit Indiana Week, sponsored by the Indiana Office of Tourism Development. The free admission day is also the last day of Read more >

Free Admission at Indiana State Parks For the #INTorchRelay

  2016 not only marks the State of Indiana’s 200th birthday, but also the 100th birthday of the Indiana State Parks system! As the state’s largest bicentennial celebration, the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay, kicks off on September 9 in Corydon, Read more >

Free State Park Admission on May 1 will kickoff Visit Indiana Week

Summer travel season begins with Visit Indiana Week May 1-7 INDIANAPOLIS (April 27, 2016) Lt. Governor Eric Holcomb and Visit Indiana are kicking off the summer travel season with Visit Indiana Week May 1-7. In celebration of Visit Indiana Read more >

Fort Harrison State Park

State Parks – a gem across the state in Indiana. I’ve visited my share (McCormick’s Creek, Prophetstown, Turkey Run) and I love them all. Last month I had the opportunity to return to one I hadn’t been to in awhile Read more >

Spring Mill State Park

While in Southern Indiana a few weeks ago I had a chance to stop by Spring Mill State Park. One word – beautiful!It certainly helped that it was a perfect weather day, but it doesn’t get much better than this.My Read more >

Outdoor Recreation in Lafayette and West Lafayette

Most people know Lafayette/West Lafayette as the home of the Boilermakers. What you might not know about are all of the outdoor recreation places that are available during your time there. Let me enlighten you on what I found during Read more >

Mounds State Park and A Little Toast?

Sounds odd, right? But a great combo! I recently spent a morning up in Anderson at Mounds State Park and finished it off by having lunch at The Toast (a local establishment), but more to come on lunch later. First Read more >

Family Cabins at Brown County State Park

So you scored a gift certificate to one of the Indiana state park inns or lodges, eh? You must have been on Santa’s nice list this year. I’ve stayed at many of the state park properties and have enjoyed them Read more >