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Discovering Natural History at Falls of the Ohio State Park

Now that the frigid weather we’ve faced most of the winter is beginning to subside (knock on wood!), I’ve been daydreaming about some of my family’s favorite outdoor adventures around Indiana. This fall, we spent a gorgeous day hunting for Read more >

Winter fun at Indiana State Parks

The wide variety of offerings found at state parks throughout Indiana are some of our family’s favorite outings in the spring, summer and fall. But there’s still plenty to do at these beautiful places, even in winter. Go for a thrilling Read more >

Splashing around at Brown County State Park’s aquatic center

Do you find yourself looking for the perfect antidote to the winter blues beginning to creep in now that the holidays are over? Nothing screams summer fun like a trip down a waterslide and a splash in the pool. But Read more >

Lawrence County’s 4th Annual Geocaching Challenge, Feb. 6th

Now that GPS is becoming so easy, cheap, and accurate, geocaching is becoming more and more popular. I can actually use my HTC Droid Eris to find my location to within 8 meters (excuse me, metres. It’s still a European Read more >

Try a Winter Getaway in Indiana’s State Parks

One year, I had the privilege of speaking to a group of professionals from the Family & Social Services Administration at the Turkey Run State Park Inn. Unfortunately, it was a one-day trip, so we showed up early in the Read more >

Hoosier Outdoor Experience, September 26th & 27th

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Natural Resources Foundation is sponsoring the Hoosier Outdoor Experience at the Fort Harrison State Park on the east side of Indianapolis on September 26th & 27th. Fort Harrison State Park is 1,700 Read more >

24 state parks for one low price

Have concerns about the economy put a damper on your summer vacation plans? Purchase an Indiana State Parks annual pass and gain access to 24 state parks and endless adventures. The pass is $36 for Indiana residents, $46 for out-of-state Read more >