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STREAM STROLL

What’s swimming in the streams at Spring Mill State Park? Get your feet wet and search for water bugs with Sarah! Bring water shoes!
Meet at the Village Ordinary

*Gate Fees May Apply*
For more information, contact the Park Office at (812)849-3534.

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TURTLE SHELL ART

Turtle shells are a protective covering for our reptile friends, but they also can be beautiful pieces of artwork. Visit Spring Mill State Park to learn about these creative creatures and make some creative patterns!
Meet in the Lakeview Activity Center

*Gate Fee May Apply*
For more information, call the Park Office at (812)849-3534.

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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

Join us for another fun weekend at Spring Mill State Park. Don’t forget to bundle up! It’s going to be chilly!

 

Saturday, November 9th

7pm:  Full Beaver Moon Hike – Take a fun night hike on Trail 5 with Anthony to learn about the Full Beaver Moon.  Meet at the Lakeview Activity Center.  Flashlight and good hiking shoes recommended.  Moderate 1 mile hike; 1 hour

 

Sunday, November 10th

2pm:  Wine and CanvasJoin the naturalist for a fall nature painting.  Beginner painting with step by step instructions.  One glass of wine or sparkling juice with appetizers.  All painting supplies provided.  Location: Lakeview Room at Spring Mill Inn. $40 per person.  Must reserve spot by calling the Inn at 812-849-4508.

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SPRING MILL INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

Join us for another fun and eventful weekend at Spring Mill State Park!

FRIDAY

2:00 PM BIRD NEST BUILD Birds are nature’s engineers, find out why birds build their homes differently and build a nest of your own!
Meet at Lakeview Activity Center

7:00 PM SMOKEY AT THE CAMPGROUNDS  Smokey Bear has a special message for you about wildfires. Join part of the naturalist staff to visit with Smokey Bear and learn about fire safety.
Meet at Campground Amphitheater

9:30 PM OWLS, OUR NOCTURNAL GUESTS Join Naturalist, Chris, and walk around the village in search of our nighttime friends.
Meet at the Pioneer Village Parking Lot

SATURDAY

10:00 AM CROQUET TOURNAMENT Join us for a trip back in time with this game that was popular with George Donaldson in the late 1800’s. Horse shoes and lawn bowling will be available to play, as well!
Meet in the field by Donaldson Shelter

1:00 PM I SPY… SPRING MILL LAKE EDITION Meet Aaron to play a fun game of I Spy! and learn about some of the flora and fauna that surround the lake. Hike – 1 hour.
Meet at the Lakeview Activity Center

10:00 PM LIGHT THE NIGHT KAYAK TRIP Join Naturalists, Sheree and Sarah on a night kayak trip. Celebrate Christmas in July by decorating your kayak with Christmas lights and enjoying a night on the water. Must RSVP, bring a dim flashlight, life jacket and your kayak/canoe. Waivers will need to be signed by all guests and parents must be present for those 17 & under. Must be 3+ to participate.
Meet at the Boat Rental 9:15 – 9:45 pm.
For more information and to register contact Sheree at sbelt@dnr.in.gov

SUNDAY

2:00 PM NATURE TALES AND CRAFTY HANDS Make a craft and listen to a fun nature themed story. Best for ages pre-K through 2nd grade.
Meet at Lakeview Activity Center

10:00 PM FULL MOON HIKE This month’s full moon is called the Full Buck Moon. Join us for a rugged 2 mile hike on trail 4. 1 hour
Meet at Sycamore Shelter House

*Gate Fee May Apply*
For more information, call the Park Office at (812)849-3534.

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WINE AND CANVAS

Enjoy a glass of wine or sparkling juice with appetizers as you join the naturalist for a fall nature painting.  This will be a beginner painting with step by step instructions. All painting supplies provided.

PLEASE CALL SPRING MILL STATE PARK INN TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION

(812)849-4508