Annual entrance, boating and horseback riding permits for Indiana State Parks & Reservoirs for 2014 are now available for purchase.
The permits are available online at InnsGifts.com and at state park and reservoir property offices.
State Parks & Reservoirs entrance permits cost $40 for Indiana residents and $60 for out-of-state residents. Golden Hoosier Permits, which are entrance permits for Hoosiers age 65 or older, cost $20. Motorized lake permits cost $22, non-motorized lake permits cost $5 and horseback riding permits cost $20.
Permits and passes for 2014 are valid from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2014.
Annual entrance permits make great Christmas gifts or stocking stuffers because they allow entrance into all of the Indiana state parks and reservoirs and gated state forest recreation areas.
Camping gift cards are available at property offices and at camp.IN.gov, and additional gifts for outdoors lovers are sold at InnsGifts.com, including a $99 holiday gift pack with an annual entrance permit, a year subscription to Outdoor Indiana magazine and an inn gift card, a value of $125.
There is an Indiana state park or reservoir within one hour of every Hoosier. Property descriptions and information about trails, programs and facilities are at stateparks.IN.gov.
For reservations at any of the state park inns, call 1 (877) LODGES 1 (1-877-563-4371) or visit IndianaInns.com. Reservations for camping can be made six months in advance at camp.IN.gov. Reservations will be accepted for Memorial Day weekend starting Nov. 23.