TWIN CAVES

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VIRTUAL STORY TIME

10am:  Virtual Storytime with the Naturalist #VirtualINStatePark – Enjoy a virtual story with the naturalist.  It will air on Facebook live on Wednesday, Jan. 13th at 10am: https://www.facebook.com/springmillsp/

Schedule a time in advance to pick up a zip lock bag of craft supplies to go with our story.  Geared toward preschool ages.  sbelt@dnr.in.gov or 812-849-3534

TWIN CAVES

WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

Weekends at Spring Mill State Park are never boring! This beautiful park has so much to offer, with the historic Pioneer Village, 9+ miles of hiking, a beautiful lodge & a lake for fishing and kayaking with your friends.

January 23rd
1pm:  Cave River Valley Hike – Come explore this beautiful, primitive property managed by Spring Mill.  Meet Tony at Donaldson parking lot to follow him in your car 15 miles to CRV.  2 hour hike. Very Rugged.  Water-proof/rubber boots highly recommended.

 

PARK ENTRY FEE MAY APPLY
$5 FOR INDIANA RESIDENTS
$7 FOR OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS

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

TWIN CAVES

WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

Weekends at Spring Mill State Park are never boring! This beautiful park has so much to offer, with the historic Pioneer Village, 9+ miles of hiking, a beautiful lodge & a lake for fishing and kayaking with your friends.

Saturday, February 13th:
8:30am:  Birding Hike – Meet the naturalist at the Lakeview Activity Center to hear about some of Indiana’s birds of winter.  After, we’ll head out for a hike to find some feathered friends.  Bring your own Binoculars.  Moderate hike.  90 minutes.

Sunday, February 14th:
1pm:  Nature Valentines Hike – Join the naturalist on a hike on Trail 5 as we look for natural objects in the shape of a heart.  Bring your camera to take pictures.  What other unusual shapes/things might we find along the way?  1 mile, partially rugged.

 

PARK ENTRY FEE MAY APPLY
$5 FOR INDIANA RESIDENTS
$7 FOR OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS

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

TWIN CAVES

WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

Weekends at Spring Mill State Park are never boring! This beautiful park has so much to offer, with the historic Pioneer Village, 9+ miles of hiking, a beautiful lodge & a lake for fishing and kayaking with your friends.

Saturday, February 20th
1pm:  CRV Hike – REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  Come explore this beautiful, primitive property managed by Spring Mill.  2 hour hike. Very Rugged.  Water-proof/rubber boots highly recommended. Register at sbelt@dnr.in.gov or 812-849-3534.

Sunday, February 21st
8am:  Good Morning Hike – REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  Start your day with a leisurely hike around the Donaldson Shelter loop. 1 hour, 1.25 mile; partially rugged.

 

PARK ENTRY FEE MAY APPLY
$5 FOR INDIANA RESIDENTS
$7 FOR OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS

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

TWIN CAVES

WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

Weekends at Spring Mill State Park are never boring! This beautiful park has so much to offer, with the historic Pioneer Village, 9+ miles of hiking, a beautiful lodge & a lake for fishing and kayaking with your friends.

Saturday, February 27th

9am-4pm:  Fish Printing (gyotaku) Workshop:  Gyotaku is a traditional Japanese form of art that fisherman used over 100 years ago to keep a record of the fish that they caught.  Reserve a time slot on the hour between 9am-4pm to come learn a little about the history behind this art while also finding out what is swimming in Spring Mill lake today.  Make your own fish print using our paper or bring your own piece of cloth such as a pillow case, handkerchief, etc.  (something that won’t get washed often)  40 minutes. Only one family/friend group or individual per time slot. Masks required.  Call 812-849-3534 or email Sheree at sbelt@dnr.in.gov to reserve your time slot.   $2 per person.

7pm:  Full Moon Hike – Join Anthony for a 1 mile moonlit hike.  REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  Partially rugged 45 minute hike.  Register at sbelt@dnr.in.gov or 812-849-3534.

PARK ENTRY FEE MAY APPLY
$5 FOR INDIANA RESIDENTS
$7 FOR OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS

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

TWIN CAVES

WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

Weekends at Spring Mill State Park are never boring! This beautiful park has so much to offer, with the historic Pioneer Village, 9+ miles of hiking, a beautiful lodge & a lake for fishing and kayaking with your friends.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7TH

11am:  Wood Burning for Beginners Learn a little about trees in Indiana.  Then spend some time burning a design into a tree cookie to take home.  Ages 13 years and older.  Limited Space. $1 per person.  Must register at sbelt@dnr.in.gov.

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH

1pm:  History Hike – Join Anthony at Spring Mill Inn front patio for a rugged hike on trail 4 that will highlight many historically significant locations and nature preserves.  2.5 miles.  1.5 hour hike.

 

PARK ENTRY FEE MAY APPLY
$5 FOR INDIANA RESIDENTS
$7 FOR OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS

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

TWIN CAVES

WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

Weekends at Spring Mill State Park are never boring! This beautiful park has so much to offer, with the historic Pioneer Village, 9+ miles of hiking, a beautiful lodge & a lake for fishing and kayaking with your friends.

 

Saturday, November 14th

11am:  Lime Kiln Hike –  Meet Tony at the Lakeview Activity Center for a history hike to our lime kilns.  Moderate 40 minute hike.

1pm:  All Things Spring Mill Lake – Come join the naturalist on a 80 minute hike to hear about the lake history, Rubble Spring, the critters that call the lake home, and the Lime Kilns.  Rugged.  Meet at the Lakeview Activity Center.

 

Sunday, November 15th

8:30am:  Beginning Birding Program & HikeMeet the naturalist at the Lakeview Activity Center to hear about some of Indiana’s birds that are here through the winter.  After, we’ll head out for a hike to find some feathered friends.  Bring your own Binoculars.  1 mile rugged hike.  90 minute program.

 

PARK ENTRY FEE MAY APPLY
$5 FOR INDIANA RESIDENTS
$7 FOR OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS

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

TWIN CAVES

WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

Weekends at Spring Mill State Park are never boring! This beautiful park has so much to offer, with the historic Pioneer Village, 9+ miles of hiking, a beautiful lodge & a lake for fishing and kayaking with your friends.

 

Saturday, November 28th

11am:  Hidden Cave Hike – Join Tony for a moderate off trail hike to one of our hidden caves, Rubble Springs.  Meet at the Lakeview Activity Center.  1 hour.     

7pm:  Full Beaver Moon Hike – Learn all about the Full Beaver Moon and the adaptions of the American Beaver that calls Spring Mill his home.  Meet Anthony at the Lakeview Activity Center for a 1 mile, moderate hike around the lake.

 

PARK ENTRY FEE MAY APPLY
$5 FOR INDIANA RESIDENTS
$7 FOR OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS

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

TWIN CAVES

WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

Weekends at Spring Mill State Park are never boring! This beautiful park has so much to offer, with the historic Pioneer Village, 9+ miles of hiking, a beautiful lodge & a lake for fishing and kayaking with your friends.

Saturday, December 5th

11am:  Donaldson Cave HikeMeet the naturalist at Sycamore Shelter for a hike on Trail 4 to Donaldson Cave.  Learn more about our caves and George Donaldson’s part in conserving areas of our park.  .5 mile, partially rugged.  45 minutes.

1pm:  All Things Spring Mill Lake –   Join the naturalist at the Lakeview Activity Center for an 1 mile hike around the lake.  1 hour.

 

Sunday, December 6th

8:30am – Beginning Birding HikeMeet the naturalist at the Lakeview Activity Center to hear about some of Indiana’s birds that are here through the winter.  After, we’ll head out for a hike to find some feathered friends.  Bring your own Binoculars.  1 mile rugged hike.  90 minute program.

 

PARK ENTRY FEE MAY APPLY
$5 FOR INDIANA RESIDENTS
$7 FOR OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS

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

TWIN CAVES

WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS

Weekends at Spring Mill State Park are never boring! This beautiful park has so much to offer, with the historic Pioneer Village, 9+ miles of hiking, a beautiful lodge & a lake for fishing and kayaking with your friends.

Saturday, December 12th

1pm:  Cave River Valley Hike – Come explore this beautiful, primitive property managed by Spring Mill.  Meet Tony at Donaldson parking lot and car pool 15 miles to CRV.  2 hour hike. Very Rugged.  Boots recommended.

6:30pm:  3rd annual Glow in the Dark Night Hike – Start a new tradition with your family!  Join our naturalist on this fun 1 mile easy hike on Trail 7 that will be lit up with battery operated candles for the night.  Learn about creatures of the night and their winter survival skills.  Meet at Tulip Poplar Shelter.

 

Sunday, December 13th

1pm:  Limestone Hike – Discover what the geology of Spring Mill tells us about the history of this area.  Meet Anthony at Spring Mill Inn front patio.  Partially rugged hike on trails 1 and 4; 45

 

PARK ENTRY FEE MAY APPLY
$5 FOR INDIANA RESIDENTS
$7 FOR OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS

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

Limestone
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