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January 25, 2017

 

Shades State Park in western Indiana.

Indiana State Park Passes Again Available At Libraries

Beginning on Feb. 1, library districts across Indiana each will have one of 240 state park passes placed in circulation for borrowing.

January 7, 2017

 

Up to four people can ride on a toboggan at the Pokagon State Park toboggan run.

Pokagon State Park’s Toboggan Run Breaks Attendance Records

A 90-foot vertical drop shoots each toboggan down a quarter mile ice track at the park in northeastern Indiana.

December 30, 2016

 

A few animals joined the 2016 First Day Hike at O'Bannon Woods State Park.

Start The New Year With A ‘First Day Hike’ At A State Park

All 32 properties in Indiana will host a hike on New Year's Day, ranging from a 5k run to a casual stroll on a paved path.

December 16, 2016

 

The Richard Lieber memorial at Turkey Run State Park. Lieber is considered the founder of the Indiana State Parks.

Where To Celebrate The State Parks Centennial This Weekend

The Indiana State Parks are wrapping up a year-long celebration marking 100 years since the dedication of the system in 1916.

December 16, 2016

 

The first Indiana state park was established in 1916.

Noon Edition: Indiana Celebrates 100 Years Of State Parks

This week on Noon Edition, we’ll talk about the history of the state parks over the past 100 years and the future of public lands in the state.

December 16, 2016

 

2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of Indiana's state parks.

Indiana Celebrates 100 Years Of State Parks, Looks To Next Century

There are 24 state parks and 8 reservoirs in Indiana, one within an hour’s drive of every Hoosier.

November 26, 2016

 

WFIU mug

Looking For The Perfect Cup Of Tea? Go Hiking At A State Park

A unique hike at Fort Harrison State Park teaches visitors how to find ingredients safe for making tea.

October 24, 2016

 

Scarecrow #11

Can You Match The Scarecrow To The State Park It Represents?

Guests are invited to guess which parks are represented for a chance to win prizes like a 2017 pass to the parks.

October 7, 2016

 

Gump the ox at O'Bannon Woods State Park.

Watch: World’s Only Known Operational Hay Press In Action

Two oxen, Forrest and Gump, at O'Bannon Woods State Park power the hay press, which was built in 1850.

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.

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