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SNAKE FEEDING

Do you want to learn a little more about snakes? The snakes in the Lakeview Activity Center at Spring Mill State Park are having their breakfast and you are welcome to take a peak.

PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION
(812)849-3534

 

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GOURD BIRDHOUSE

Meet at the Lakeview Activity Center to paint a small round gourd that can be used as a birdhouse.  Limited to 10 people.  Reserve your spot by contacting Sheree at sbelt@dnr.in.gov or (812) 849-3534.

*GATE FEE MAY APPLY*
PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION
(812)849-3534

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— events cancelled —

Please call for more information:
Park Office (812)849-3534
Inn Front Desk (812)849-4508

SPRING BREAK AT SPRING MILL

We have your whole week of Spring Break planned out for you. Enjoy endless fun at Spring Mill State Park:

MONDAY

March 23  |  1:00 PM
Owls of Indiana: Come and hear all about owls and their cool adaptions! Listen their sounds and learn the Barred Owl call. Front patio of the Inn.
30 minutes  |  FREE

TUESDAY

March 24  |  1:00 PM
Snake Talk: Learn about the snakes of Indiana while getting to know two of Spring Mills own resident snakes. Front patio of the Inn.
20 minutes  |  FREE

WEDNESDAY

March 25  |  1:00 PM
Guided Lake Hike: Join the naturalist on a one hour hike around the beautiful Spring Mill lake. Hear all about the plants and animals that live in and around it.
1 hour  |  FREE

THURSDAY

March 26  |  4:00 PM
Movie Night: Head over to the Elm Room at the Spring Mill Inn to watch The Secret Life of Pets 2 while enjoying some yummy snacks!
$2/person

FRIDAY

March 27  |  1:00 PM
DIY Tie Dye Shirt: Make your own Tie Dye shirt at the Elm Room in the Spring Mill Inn.
$5/person

SATURDAY

March 28  |  1:00 PM
Donaldson Cave Hike: Meet the Naturalist at the Inn front patio to go on a rugged hike to Donaldson Cave. Along the way, learn about the Scottish explorer who its names after!
40 Minutes

SUNDAY

March 29  |  1:00 PM
Cave River Valley Hike: Meet at the Donaldson Shelter Parking lot to follow Tony to another Park Property 15 minutes down the road. Once you get there, join him on a hike in one of Indiana’s lesser known beauties!
2 Hours

 

PLEASE CALL THE PARK FOR MORE INFORMATION (812)848-3534
GATE FEE MAY APPLY

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Discover what prints the animals of Spring Mill leave behind and create an animal out of your own handprint.
Meet at the Lakeview Activity Center

Please call Spring Mill for more information: 812-849-3534
*Gate fee may apply*

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This Monday’s Creature Feature: SNAKES

Stop by  the front patio of the Inn every Monday at 11:00 AM June- July.
Learn about a new creature!

Call Spring Mill for more information: 812-849-3534
Gate fee may apply.

 

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This Monday’s creature is Turtles!

Meet the patio at the front of the Inn. Join Spring Mill every Monday through July for a 30 minute program with a special featured creature.

Please call Spring Mill for more information: 812-849-3534

*Gate fee may apply*

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This Monday’s creature is Turtles!

Meet the patio at the front of the Inn. Join Spring Mill every Monday through July for a 30 minute program with a special featured creature.

Please call Spring Mill for more information: 812-849-3534

*Gate fee may apply*

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Check out the Quake House at the Lakeview Activity Center over the weekend. Hop inside the house to get an idea of what it would feel like to be in an earthquake!

SATURDAY

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Limestone Carving

Stop by Artisan Experience to find out how you can take a piece of carved limestone home! Located in Twin Caves Parking Lot.

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Topography Artwork
Lisa Walsh will be demonstrating her unique line of jewelry inspired by the topography of Spring Mill State Park. At the Lakeview Activity Center.

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM Adult Canvas Painting
All supplies are included for this free event. Prior registration is required because space is limited. Under instruction of Brown County artist, Anabel Hopkins, paint your choice of flowers in the farden or log buildings. In the Pioneer Village. RSVP by contacting Hopkins at anahoppy47448@gmail.com

11:00 AM Caves, Kilns and Buildings Hike
Join Spring Mill to learn about the role Limestone has played (and continues to play) in our park as wall as our community. Also take a look at some of its uses and shaping of our landscape. Meet at Village Grist Mill.

1:00 PM Hiking Rocks
Lawrence County is famous for its Limestone. Meet Aaron for a short hike on Trail 4 and learn all about Indiana’s famed stone. Moderate 45 minute hike. Meet at Village Parking Lot.

 

SUNDAY

10:00 AM Lovely Limestone!
What is it? How does it form? How it used and how does it change? Meet at Lakview Activity Center.

1:00 PM Donaldson Cave Hike
Join volunteer, Anthony, for a hike to Donaldson Cave. Learn about the limestone that most caves are made of.

 

For more information, please contact Spring Mill: 812-849-3534
*GATE FEE MAY APPLY*

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Meet Aaron in the Donaldson parking lot for a descent down the trail to Donaldson Cave. During the program, learn about caves and the karst topography unique to this area. The hike will be rugged: Warning – lot’s of stairs! 45 – 60 minutes.

Please call Spring Mill for more information: 812-849-3534
*Gate fee may apply*

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Join Spring Mill Naturalist, Sarah, in creating some fun salamander slime and dicover the cool Indiana salamanders including the endangered Snot Otter!
Meet at the Lakeview Activiy Center

Please call Spring Mill for more information: 812-849-3534
*Gate fee may apply*