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.
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA-Summer is a very beautiful time of the year in the Indiana State Park system. I recently traveled to Fort Harrison State Park to see what wildflowers were in bloom and to visit the park’s Nature Center. (read more...)
Spring Mill State Park-- Mitchell Indiana
The pioneer village was bustling during the 4th of July weekend! There is no better way to celebrate the creation of our country than to see how the older generations lived and settled our area. (read more...)