Toys from the Forest Workshop at Mounds State Park Anderson, Indiana-There is something about a handmade toy that makes you appreciate it a little bit more than one from a store. Recently, Mounds State Park allowed participants to make Toys from the Forest, including a checkerboard and tic-tac-toe board.
Veterans Vista Trail at Whitewater Memorial State Park LIBERTY, INDIANA-It's now winter in Indiana. The leaves are gone, and things can now be seen that cannot be seen in the warmer seasons. I recently went out to Whitewater Memorial State Park on a warm winter day to walk the park’s Veteran Vista Loop trail.
Christmas Time at Indiana State Parks Indianapolis, Indiana-It is Christmas time again, and many state parks have begun to celebrate the holiday in different ways. I traveled to two of those celebrations to visit the Jolly Old Elf and see what Christmas in the late 1800's would look like.
Out with the Old at Falls of the Ohio State Park CLARKSVILLE, INDIANA-The Falls of the Ohio are old, and I’m not talking about Falls of the Ohio State Park, I’m talking about the series of rapids that once rippled over the Ohio River near current day Clarksville, Indiana.
Year 2 as an Ambassador It’s that time when the leaves have mostly fallen from trees, although there are usually a few still trying to hold on for dear life, many mammals are getting ready to begin their winter slumber, and migratory birds have headed south.