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Prairie Harvest Weekend at Potato Creek State Park

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 >

Hoosier Outdoor Experience September 17-18

One of the causes that I’m truly passionate about is getting kids in the great outdoors more often. The difference in my son’s demeanor when he’s had ample time to play outside and when he’s been stuck inside is astonishing. Read more >

The Other Farm Animals at the Fair

Besides eating outrageous amounts of food at the fair, boarding crazy amusement rides and looking at sprawling farm implements by the hundreds, another all time favorite activity at the state fair is visiting the livestock barns. Slow moving brown-eyed cows, strong yet Read more >

It’s State Fair Time for the Indiana DNR (#INStateFair)

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 >

Get Fit with the Indiana State Parks 2011 Fitness Challenge

If you read the Indiana Insider regularly, and my posts in particular, then it will come as no surprise that state parks are my favorite way to “Visit Indiana.”  They contain so much of our state’s natural beauty, they are very affordable, Read more >

New Indiana State Park Campground Reservation System

A couple of weeks ago, my fellow Indiana Insider blogger Amy wrote a post detailing a free iPhone app from Indiana’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR). As further proof that great technology and Mother Nature can go hand-in-hand, the DNR has Read more >

Splashing around at Brown County State Park’s aquatic center

Do you find yourself looking for the perfect antidote to the winter blues beginning to creep in now that the holidays are over? Nothing screams summer fun like a trip down a waterslide and a splash in the pool. But Read more >

The lakes of Brown County

I’ve heard that the dry August/September we have experienced throughout most of Indiana may impact the vibrant colors of the fall foliage.  While Brown County may be the go-to spot for beautiful autumn scenery in the Hoosier state, don’t let what may Read more >

Indiana Campground Havens

Indiana offers great Campground Resorts. Here’s a short list to get you started. You’ll find more at CampIndiana.org. For State Parks and Reservoirs camping, see the Indiana Recreation Guide. The guide highlights some of the best camping in the State Read more >