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#OptOutsideIN2019 Giveaway Winners Announced

Many Hoosiers chose to Opt Outside with DNR on Black Friday (Nov. 29, 2019) to enjoy our state parks, reservoirs, state forests, fish & wildlife areas, off-road riding areas and nature preserves. There were three great ways to participate and be entered for giveaways. The winners are listed below, and should send an email to SPContests@dnr.IN.gov and provide a snail mail address to get information on collecting your prizes. Thanks to EVERYONE who chose to #OptOutsideIN2019!

Share Your Photos Giveaway Winners

  • Annual Entrance Passes from Indiana State Parks: Mike Sebring, thazel411 (Instagram)
  • Outdoor Indiana Subscriptions: dmshively1 (Instagram), Diane Langer
  • 2 nights of camping at Starve Hollow SRA from the Division of Forestry: David Braun
  • Guided off-road riding tour for 3 at Redbird SRA or Interlake SRA, from the Division of Outdoor Recreation: Dan Banjo Wallace
  • Rod and reel from the Division of Fish & Wildlife: Steven Brumfield
  • 2 nights of camping at Roush Lake from the Division of Fish & Wildlife: lunahillfarm (Instagram)
  • 2 nights of camping at an Indiana State Park with tent, other basic equipment and one camp meal provided: Linda McIndoe
  • Guided night hike in a state park or reservoir for up to 15 people, provided by Indiana State Parks: summittheadventurepup (Instagram)

Stay Overnight Giveaway Winners

  • $50 camping gift card, provided by Indiana State Parks: Erin Gakle-Snyder
  • $50 inns gift card, provided by Indiana State Park Inns: Susan Haas Bowen
  • Free #OptOutside fleece earbands: Jennifer Forbes-Plummer, Danny Kistler (and son), Russ Govert, Hillary Phillips, Jennifer Victory Newberg, Sarah Wolf, Kaylen Redden, Stephanie Anderson, Tim Brauch, Kyle Joyce, Kaitlin Yoder, Shara Lyn Avilma, Rebecca Decker, Katlyn Leigh Kizzee Stauffer, Trixie Kixmiller, Teresa Clark Baker, Erin Spencer, Mandy Heiser, Tim Conley, Amy Claesgens, Eric Moughler, Kathi Sherwood-Jackley, Valerie Woods

Scavenger Hunt Giveaway Winners

  • Annual Entrance Pass provided by Indiana State Parks: James Parsons
  • Smokey Bear Materials (for weirdest tree at a State Forest): Sandra Saha
  • DNR Outdoor Calendars provided by Outdoor Indiana: Carmen Lethig, Jessica Cooper
  • Two hours of free shooting time at a DNR shooting range from the Division of Fish & Wildlife: Chris Keogh
  • Guided off-road riding tour for 3 at Redbird SRA or Interlake SRA from the Division of Outdoor Recreation: Teresa Paxton Hazel
  • Guided kayak tour for up to 8 people provided by Indiana State Parks: Nicole Brann
  • Outdoor experience with a Division of Fish & Wildlife biologist either banding birds, surveying wildlife, collecting trout eggs or working at the lamprey barrier: Danny Kistler
  • Free #OptOutside Fleece Earband: 25 winners who will be contacted individually through emails submitted with their scavenger hunts
  • REI Prize Package Winner: Andrew Gale Young