Over 22,000 people across the nation greeted the New Year by getting “naturally healthy” hiking in a state park on New Year’s Day. For the second straight year, all 50 states hosted America’s State Parks First Day Hikes, offering 721 hikes across the country.
As a nation, 22,022 First Day Hikers logged a total of 43,911 miles on January 1, 2013 in hikes that ranged from 1 mile to 9 miles round-trip.
The annual event, sponsored by the 50 state park systems throughout the nation, highlights our state parks as providing year round recreation and promoting healthy lifestyles.
Liberty, Indiana-Brookville Reservoir is a large complex that encompasses 1 State Park and 2 State Recreation Areas. While I've been to Whitewater Memorial State Park and Mounds SRA, I've never been to Quakertown SRA, until a warm winter day. (read more...)
ANDREWS, INDIANA-As we all know, the American Bald Eagle has been listed on the Endangered Species list for many decades. But, thanks to a reintroduction program in many states, including Indiana, the Bald Eagles population has grown in the country. (read more...)
I visited Lincoln State Park for a nice hike in the woods. Words cannot express how much I enjoyed this trip!
This is my first documented visit, and I plan to go multiple times throughout the year! (read more...)