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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, April 24th

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION!

10am- 4pm:  Earth Day Activities – Come join the naturalists for fun games, activities, crafts, programs, and hikes all about our earth.  Lakeview Activity Center.

Lakeview Activity Center:
?10am-3pm: Borrow a fishing pole – Free fishing for ages 17 and under.
?10am-10:30am: Make a bird feeder (peanut butter)
?10:30am-11am: Seed planting
?11am-11:30am: Composting Activity
?11:30am-12pm: Nature Collage

9am:  Cave River Valley Hike – Meet Tony at Donaldson Cave parking lot to follow your guide in your vehicle15 miles to Cave River Valley Natural Area.  Wear waterproof boots.  Very Rugged.  2 hours.

8pm:  Full Moon Hike –  Meet Anthony at Donaldson Cave parking lot for a spring time night hike under April’s full moon, known as the “Full Pink Moon”. Learn some moon lore and hear about Spring Mill’s nocturnal animals.  Moderate hike on trail 7.  2 miles.

Sunday, April 25th

11am:  Wildflower Hike – Spring flowers are blooming!  Enjoy a guided hike with the naturalist to take in all the beauty.  Meet at Lakeview Activity Center.  1 mile.  Partially Rugged.  45 minutes.

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.

Friday, May 28th

9pm:  Full Moon HikeMeet Anthony at the Lakeview Activity Center for a relaxing moon lit hike around Spring Mill Lake and learn about May’s Full Flower Moon.  Partially rugged.  1 hour.

 

Saturday, May 29th

11am:  Snake Talk  Learn what it means to be a snake.  Meet two of our resident snakes.  Lakeview Activity Center.  30 minutes.

2pm:  Creek Stomp –Feel the cool spring water on your feet as you explore who calls this creek home.  Meet by Pioneer Village Concessions (Ordinary).  30 minutes.

3pm:  Stagecoach Trail Hike – Meet the naturalist by the Grist Mill in Pioneer Village to learn about this historic trail and its importance.  .5 miles. Moderately Rugged. 30 minutes.

 

Sunday, May 30th

11am:  Box Turtle Talk –  Learn about box turtles while meeting a live one.  Lakeview Activity Center.  20 minutes.

3pm:  Glade Hike – Meet the naturalist at Donaldson Cave Parking lot for a .5 mile, moderate hike to see and hear about this important area in our park.  30 minutes.

 

Monday, May 31st

11am:  Salamander Social – Join Naturalist Morgan to discover the cool Indiana salamanders including the endangered Snot Otter!  Create some slime to take home.  Lakeview Activity Center.  30 minutes.

1pm:  Hamer Cemetery Tour – Meet Naturalist Emilie at Hamer Cemetery to learn about the history of our village and explore the mystery of some unmarked graves.  30 minutes.

PARK ENTRY FEE MAY APPLY
$7 FOR INDIANA RESIDENTS
$9 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.

Sunday, April 18th

1pm:  Vernal Pond Hike – Meet Anthony at the Donaldson Cave parking lot for a short hike to a hidden gem at Spring Mill State Park- a vernal pond. Learn why this pond is an essential habitat and how it connects with the Karst topography of the area. 30 minutes.

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

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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

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