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September 23, 2016

 

National Public Lands day is the largest single-day volunteering event for public lands.

State Parks Seek Volunteers For National Public Lands Day

Saturday is the nation's largest single-day volunteer effort for public lands. Many state parks are free all day to encourage volunteering.

September 8, 2016

 

The Bicentennial torch will pass through nine state parks, including Pokagon State Park pictured here.

Get Free Admission To State Parks During Bicentennial Torch Relay

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.

July 25, 2016

 

Rose Island operated as an amusement park from 1923 until 1937.

Hidden Places: Indiana’s Abandoned Amusement Park

Rose Island was a popular destination during the 1920s and 30s, until a devastating flood forced the owners to abandon it.

July 12, 2016

 

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, along 15 miles of Lake Michigan.

Fall Deer Hunts Scheduled For Some Indiana State Parks

The deer hunts are scheduled every year to help maintain natural habitats for all animals and plants.

July 10, 2016

 

Stephanie Jones (center) and her team with the winning sculpture.

Bloomington Resident Wins Dunes Sand Sculpture Contest

The theme for the 19th annual sand sculpture event on the Dunes lake shore was Indiana's Bicentennial.

July 6, 2016

 

2nd place winner, family category: 2015 sand sculpture competition.

Indiana Dunes To Host 19th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest

The Indiana Dunes State Park will host the sand sculpture contest on Saturday, July 9.

June 19, 2016

 

Falls at McCormick's Creek State Park.

McCormick’s Creek: Where It All Began…Sort Of

McCormick’s Creek State Park was the very first state park in Indiana, opened in 1916.

June 1, 2016

 

mountain bikers

Visit Indiana State Parks This Weekend For Just 10 Cents

The state parks are celebrating their 100th birthday by offering the price of admission from 1916.

May 27, 2016

 

Ceci the bison.

Meet Us & A Baby Bison At Ouabache State Park Saturday

Ouabache State Park naturalists will lead a bison hiking starting at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 28.

May 24, 2016

 

McCormick's Creek State Park

Five Ways To Celebrate 100 Years Of Indiana State Parks

Visit every state park in Indiana with WFIU and WTIU!

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