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November 3, 2016

 

Founded in 1961, the Pine Hills Nature Preserve is the state's first official nature preserve, featuring old growth forests and the infamous Devil's Backbone.

Pine Hills Nature Preserve

Founded in 1961, the Pine Hills Nature Preserve is the state's first official nature preserve, featuring old growth forests and the infamous Devil's Backbone.

June 9, 2016

 

Established in 1916 as part of Indiana's centennial, Turkey Run State Park was purchased from a lumber company, saving old growth trees for future generations.

Turkey Run State Park

Established in 1916 as part of Indiana's centennial, Turkey Run State Park was purchased from a lumber company, saving old growth trees for future generations.

October 1, 2015

 

Hemmer Woods Nature Preserve features old-growth forest, including Oak and Tulip, some of the only virgin forests in Indiana and a National Natural Landmark.

Hemmer Woods

Hemmer Woods Nature Preserve features old-growth forest, including Oak and Tulip, some of the only virgin forests in Indiana and a National Natural Landmark.

September 4, 2015

 

Spanning 62 miles from Marion through Muncie to Richmond in East Central, Indiana, the Cardinal Greenway is the longest rail to trail system in the state.

Cardinal Greenway

Spanning 62 miles from Marion through Muncie to Richmond in East Central, Indiana, the Cardinal Greenway is the longest rail to trail system in the state.

July 23, 2015

 

For 18 years, the Indiana Dunes State Park has held their annual Sand Sculpture Contest, inviting participants from across Indiana to enjoy a day at the beach.

Sand Sculpture Contest

For 18 years, the Indiana Dunes State Park has held their annual Sand Sculpture Contest, inviting participants from across Indiana to enjoy a day at the beach.

June 25, 2015

 

Recognized as a National Natural Landmark, the Portland Arch Nature Preserve, located in Fountain County, features Indiana's largest natural sandstone bridge.

Portland Arch

Recognized as a National Natural Landmark, the Portland Arch Nature Preserve, located in Fountain County, features Indiana's largest natural sandstone bridge.

August 7, 2014

 

One of the only urban white-water rafting courses in the country, the East Race Waterway has hosted over 300,000 visitors since being constructed in 1982!

East Race Waterway

One of the only urban white-water rafting courses in the country, the East Race Waterway has hosted over 300,000 visitors since being constructed in 1982!

January 23, 2014

 

Bluespring Caverns features the longest known underground river in the United States with approximately three miles of navigable river for visitors to explore!

Bluespring Caverns

Bluespring Caverns features the longest known underground river in the United States with approximately three miles of navigable river for visitors to explore!

December 19, 2013

 

Each year, dozens of Krampus, beastly creatures found in Alpine folklore, emerge on Bloomington streets to punish misbehaved children during the holiday season!

Krampus Night

Each year, dozens of Krampus, beastly creatures found in Alpine folklore, emerge on Bloomington streets to punish misbehaved children during the holiday season!

December 19, 2013

 

Beginning in 1900, the Audubon Society's Christmas Bird Count is the longest-running citizen science bird project in the world, providing vital data each year.

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Beginning in 1900, the Audubon Society's Christmas Bird Count is the longest-running citizen science bird project in the world, providing vital data each year.

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