Spring Scavenger Hunt

This Spring Selfie Scavenger Hunt will guide you to a few of the most spectacular spots in Lawrence County. Grab your phone and join us!

How to participate:

1. Visit each of the spots listed and take a selfie with your favorite thing at that location! If you don’t like selfies, we get it! Just take a snapshot of your favorite thing at that attraction instead.
2. Put your photos at each location together into one post on Facebook or Instagram and make sure to tag us @LimestoneCountry  on Instagram and Facebook and use the hashtag #INLawrenceCounty! It’s that easy and anyone is welcome to join!

Those who complete the Selfie Scavenger Hunt can visit us at the Lawrence County Visitor Center and pick up a Spring Mill State Park coaster along with some other goodies! Stop in Monday-Friday, between 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM. The Visitor Center is located 3.5 miles from Spring Mill State Park at 533 West Main Street in Mitchell.

The first 4 to complete the Spring Selfie Scavenger Hunt will win a $25 gift card to one of the attractions they visited during the hunt!
Now, on to the locations. Visit each place below and take a selfie (or just a photo) with your favorite thing at that place. Once you have visited each one, put all of your selfies/photos together into one post on Facebook or Instagram and tag us and use the hashtag.


Spring Mill State Park

THERE IS NO LACK OF SPOTS TO TAKE A PHOTO AT SPRING MILL! PICK YOUR FAVORITE! OF COURSE, WE TOOK OURS IN FRONT OF THE GRIST MILL.

WHAT TO DO WHILE YOU’RE THERE: Spring Mill State Park has so much to offer. Take a step back in time when you visit the Pioneer Village and see its restored cabins and the operating, water-powered Grist Mill. Visitors can also hike, bike, fish and kayak! Check out our Adventures in Spring Mill blog post to learn more.

Please keep in mind that an entry fee may apply. $7 for Indiana residents | $9 for out of state residents.


Bluespring Caverns Park

SNAP YOUR NEXT SHOT INSIDE THE CAVE, WHILE YOU’RE GEMSTONE MINING OR, LIKE US, AT SITE OF THE LARGEST SINKHOLE IN INDIANA.

WHAT TO DO WHILE YOU’RE THERE: Take an underground boat tour through Bluespring Caverns and see Lawrence County beneath the surface. Visitors can go gemstone mining, take a walk along the Karst Area Nature Trail or get a little more adventurous with kayaking/group tours. A friendly reminder: Keep an eye on the weather. If the park receives too much rain, they have to shut down the cave tours due to flooding. Visitors can still take part in the above-ground activities.

Season will begin March 16, 2021.


Otis Park

TAKE YOUR NEXT SHOT AT OTIS PARK GOLF COURSE! IN OUR PHOTO, YOU CAN SEE THE LIMESTONE BANDSHELL AT THE ENTRANCE OF THE PARK.

WHAT TO DO WHILE YOU’RE THERE: While you are there, play a round of golf on the scenic hills or try out the new disc golf course! Bring your lunch and enjoy a picnic at the limestone picnic areas on the course.


Lawrence County Museum of History and The Edward L. Hutton Research Library

SHOW US YOUR FAVORITE ITEM AT THE MUSEUM. WE FOUND THIS NEAT LIMESTONE PIECE OF ART!

WHAT TO DO WHILE YOU’RE THERE: Take a look through the museum. It is full of interesting artifacts from past wars, the limestone industry, the Red Cross and so much more. Find interesting history books for sale in the gift shop or head upstairs to the genealogy section.


Applacres

WE TOOK OUR PICTURE WITH THE DELICIOUS APPLE CIDER SHAKES AVAILABLE AT APPLACRES. WHAT WILL YOUR PICTURE BE OF?

WHAT TO DO WHILE YOU’RE THERE: Applacres is a small retail market where you will find seasonal plants and veggies, books written by local residents, Amish-made breads, persimmon pulp and… APPLES! If you’ve never tried the shakes, we definitely recommend that you do while you’re there.


Lawrence County Murals

TAKE YOUR LAST PHOTO AT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING FOUR MURALS IN LAWRENCE COUNTY.

Bedford Mural: This mural is located on the corner of 16th and H Street in Bedford. It depicts a basketball, a space shuttle and limestone points of interests from around Lawrence County.

Mitchell Mural: Find this mural on the corner of 6th and Main Street in Mitchell. On it, you will see a railroad, the Grist Mill at Spring Mill State Park, the Grissom Monument and a few other Mitchell-related paintings.

Jiffy Treet Mural: This fun mural is located at Jiffy Treet. It is a cluster of cute and quirky things to take pictures with! Grab some ice cream while you’re there!

Chicken Mural: You can find this mural on the south side brick wall in the Harp Commons in Downtown Bedford. Why is it there? We aren’t sure, but we love it!


Looking for more spring break fun? Have you been on our Limestone Statues Scavenger Hunt?

To learn more about safe spring break travel in Lawrence County, click here.

Due to COVID-19, visitors are required to practice safe social distancing protocol when in public. Masks will be necessary to enter inside establishments and are to be worn in situations when social distancing is not possible. These safety measures should allow everyone to have fun, all while staying safe.

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