Guests are invited to guess which parks are represented for a chance to win prizes like a 2017 pass to the parks.
Two oxen, Forrest and Gump, at O'Bannon Woods State Park power the hay press, which was built in 1850.
Saturday is the nation's largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands. Many state parks are free all day to encourage volunteering.
The torch is part of the celebration of the 200th anniversary of Indiana statehood. The Indiana State Parks system is also celebrating its 100th birthday.
Rose Island was a popular destination during the 1920s and 30s, until a devastating flood forced the owners to abandon it.
The deer hunts are scheduled every year to help maintain natural habitats for all animals and plants.
The theme for the 19th annual sand sculpture event on the Dunes lake shore was Indiana's Bicentennial.
The Indiana Dunes State Park will host the sand sculpture contest on Saturday, July 9.
McCormick’s Creek State Park was the very first state park in Indiana, opened in 1916.
The state parks are celebrating their 100th birthday by offering the price of admission from 1916.