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[DNR] Tippecanoe River SP celebrates 70 years
Start Date: 8/19/2013Start Time: 12:00 AM
End Date: 8/19/2013End Time: 11:59 PM
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Tippecanoe River State Park will celebrate its 70th anniversary with a weekend long celebration Sept. 6-8.

Festivities begin at the family campground Friday evening with a program by wildlife rehabilitator Kim Hoover and her wildlife friends.

Saturday will offer activities at the nature center and free, guided kayak tours every hour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tour participants must provide their own kayak. At 3 p.m., visitors can visit with Smokey Bear and eat desserts.

On Sunday, the inaugural Poker Paddle on the Tippecanoe River will begin at the canoe camp and end at the nature center and river picnic area. Registration begins at noon and the first paddlers head out at 1 p.m. Participants must bring a boat, lifejacket, and $5 to enter. The event is limited to 100 people. Prizes donated by Link Environmental Equipment will be awarded at 4:30 p.m. at the river shelter.

For more information call (574) 946-3213. To reserve a campsite, go to camp.IN.gov. Follow Tippecanoe River State Park on Facebook at Facebook.com/TippecanoeRiverSP.

Tippecanoe River State Park (stateparks.IN.gov/2965.htm) is at 4200 North US 35 Winamac, 46996.
Contact Information:
Name: Jessica Spies
Phone: (574) 946-3213
Email: dnrnews@dnr.in.gov
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