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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill

May 13th @ 8:00 am - May 15th @ 5:00 pm EDT

WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

Spend the weekend making memories at Spring Mill State Park! Join the Naturalists for exciting hikes and activities as you learn about nature all while having fun!

PARK ENTRY FEES MAY APPLY
$7 IN-STATE RESIDENTS
$9 OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS

Call the Park Office for more information (812)849-3534

Friday, May 13th

3pm:  Nature Preserve Hike: Join Naturalist Emilie for a rugged hike through three nature preserves and discover our caves, old growth forest, and wildlife along the way. Meet at Twin Caves parking lot. 1.5 hours; 2.5 partially rugged miles.

7pm:  Campfire TalesLearn some fire safety skills and then listen to some spooky campfire tales.  Campground amphitheater.  1 hour

 

Saturday, May 14th

11am:  Donaldson Cave Hike – Meet Naturalist Morgan by Sycamore Shelter and hike back to Donadlson Cave.  While hiking you’ll learn about the Shawnee Cave System, George Donaldson, and the cave itself.  We will not be going in the cave, but the naturalist will point out the portion that you are allowed to explore.  45 minutes.  Partially rugged 1 mile hike.

1pm: Snake Talk –  Learn about Indiana’s snakes and meet two of our resident snakes.  Lakeview Activity Center.  30 minutes.

9pm:  Full Moon HikeMeet Anthony at the Lakeview Activity Center for a 2 mile hike on parts of trails 2, 4, and 1.  Learn about May’s Full Flower Moon.  Partially rugged.  1.5 hours.

 

Sunday, May 15th

10am:  Coffee with Cardinals Enjoy a hot cup of coffee and indoor birdwatching in the downstairs lobby of Spring Mill Inn (near the swimming pool). Anthony will be there to answer your questions about backyard birding and our native birds!  1 hour

1pm:  Creek Stomp – Help Naturalist Morgan test the water in Mill Creek while learning about the macroinvertebrates that live there and how they tell us about water quality.  Meet by village concessions (Ordinary). 30 minutes

PARK ENTRY FEES MAY APPLY
$7 IN-STATE RESIDENTS
$9 OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS

Call the Park Office for more information (812)849-3534

Details

Start:
May 13th @ 8:00 am
End:
May 15th @ 5:00 pm
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Spring Mill State Park
3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Phone:
812-849-3534
Website:
https://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2968.htm
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