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About IDNR

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) manages a wide variety of state-owned lands that are available for all sorts outdoor recreation activities. Staff are charged with managing and interpreting the natural and cultural resources of these sites, and with regulating lake and stream usage, fish, wildlife, oil, gas and coal and Indiana's archeological and historic resources. For more information about the DNR or careers in natural resources, visit dnr.IN.gov.

Fall’s Biggest Day – Halloween!

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Tim Cordell: Tim Cordell is an interpretive naturalist at Potato Creek State Park. He has worked for DNR since 1978 at Potato Creek, McCormick’s Creek and Spring Mill State Parks. Tim plays an active Read more >

Fall is a Time for ALL the Senses

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Ginger Murphy: Ginger Murphy is Assistant Director for Stewardship for Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs. During her 25 years with DNR she has also worked as an interpretive naturalist at the Upper Wabash Reservoirs Read more >

Peak Color Yet?

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Tim Cordell: Tim Cordell is an interpretive naturalist at Potato Creek State Park. He has worked for DNR since 1978 at Potato Creek, McCormick’s Creek and Spring Mill State Parks. Tim plays an active Read more >

The Fruits of Fall

ndiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Dana Gehlhausen: Dana Gehlhausen is an Interpretive Naturalist at Patoka Lake for Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs. Dana studied Wildlife Biology at Ball State University and has worked at Patoka Lake since 2006, where Read more >

Fall Color – It’s All About the View

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Tim Cordell: Tim Cordell is an interpretive naturalist at Potato Creek State Park. He has worked for DNR since 1978 at Potato Creek, McCormick’s Creek and Spring Mill State Parks. Tim plays an active Read more >

Fall’s First Impressions

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Tim Cordell: Tim Cordell is an interpretive naturalist at Potato Creek State Park. He has worked for DNR since 1978 at Potato Creek, McCormick’s Creek and Spring Mill State Parks. Tim plays an active Read more >

Delightful Days of Fall at Patoka

Indiana Tourism welcomes today’s guest blogger, Dana Gehlhausen: Dana Gehlhausen is an Interpretive Naturalist at Patoka Lake for Indiana State Parks and Reservoirs. Dana studied Wildlife Biology at Ball State University and has worked at Patoka Lake since 2006, where Read more >