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Spring Mill State Park

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3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
812-849-3534 https://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2968.htm
Spring Mill State Park

December 2019

Spring Mill Interpretive Events

December 13, 2019 - December 15, 2019
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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SPRING MILL STATE PARK This weekend is full of fun at Spring Mill State Park.   Friday, December 13th 8pm:  Full Cold Moon Hike- Meet Anthony at the Grissom Memorial for a fun night hike. Experience nature after dark and learn all about the Full Cold Moon. 30 minute hike, .25 mile on accessible trail   Saturday, December 14th 1pm:  Lime Kiln Hike – Meet our volunteer naturalist, Tony, at the Lakeview Activity Center for a hike a historical site…

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Glow in the Dark Hike

December 14, 2019 @ 6:30 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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2nd Annual Glow in the Dark Night Hike “Christmas Edition”  Start a new tradition with your family!  Join the Spring Mill State Park naturalist on this fun 1 mile easy hike on Trail 7. The entire trail will be lit up for the night!  Free hot chocolate and cookies will be served to take on your hike. Along the way, learn about creatures of the night and their winter survival skills. Meet at Oak Ridge Shelter parking lot.

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Spring Mill Interpretive Programs

December 20, 2019 - December 22, 2019
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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SPRING MILL STATE PARK Join us for a fun hike and the Christmas Bird Count at Spring Mill State Park! Saturday, December 21st 1pm:  Winter Solstice Hike -  A long walk on a short day.  Meet Tony at Twin Caves’ parking lot. Trail 3 – 2.5 miles.  90 minutes.  Partially rugged.   Sunday, December 22nd 8am:  Christmas Bird Count - Join us in this nationwide citizen science effort to monitor bird populations! All experience levels welcome on this big hike.…

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Story Telling in the Inn

December 22, 2019 @ 6:30 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Twas the Night Before Christmas Bring the kids and listen to one of Santa's elves tell a Christmas story. Enjoy snacks and have fun with crafts!  

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January 2020

First Day Hike

January 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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First Day Hike First Day Hikes are a healthy way to start the year and a chance to get outside, exercise, enjoy nature and connect with friends. The hikes are hosted each Jan. 1 by staff and volunteers at Indiana’s 32 state park properties and are part of a nationwide program promoted by the non-profit organization, America’s State Parks. Meet at the Inn front patio for a 2 mile rugged hike on Trail 4. After the hike, join us at…

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Spring Mill Winter Wellness Hike

January 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WINTER WELLNESS HIKE Embrace winter with a cool hike around the lake. Meet Lakeview Activity Center. Trail 5. Rugged. ENTRY GATE FEE MAY APPLY PLEASE CALL THE PARK OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION (812)849-3534

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Spring Mill Full Moon Hike

January 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WOLF MOON HIKE ---- EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO FLOODING ---- Join us at Spring Mill State Park for a hike under the first full moon of 2020.  Meet Anthony at the Lakeview Activity Center for a fun venture along Trail 5 and learn about the full wolf moon. 1 mile hike  |  1 hour   *GATE FEE MAY APPLY* PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION (812)849-3534

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Shawnee Cave System

January 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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SHAWNEE CAVE SYSTEM Intro to twin caves at Spring Mill.  Meet at Twin Caves’ parking lot for this short, but rugged hike to Twin caves and Bronson Cave. *GATE FEE MAY APPLY* PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION (812)849-3534

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Nature Preserve Hike

January 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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NATURE PRESERVE HIKE Walk with us to see parts of all 3 of Spring Mill's Nature Preserves.  Meet Tony at the front patio of Inn.  90 minutes. 2.5 miles. Rugged. *GATE FEE MAY APPLY* PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION (812)849-3534

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Spring Mill Winter Hike

January 19, 2020 @ 2:00 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WINTER HIKE Meet Anthony at Oak Ridge Shelter to take in the beauty of winter at Spring Mill with an easy hike. Learn how the animals and plants adapt to winter. 1 hour hike 1.75 miles. *GATE FEE MAY APPLY* PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION (812)849-3534

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February 2020

Civil War Winter Battle

February 8, 2020 - February 9, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT Civil War battle reenactments are fought in the Pioneer Village and the surrounding trails and hills.  Before and after the battle, you will have a chance to visit with Union and Confederate soldiers reenactors and pioneer volunteers. Warm yourself by a camp fire and learn about life in the Civil War days. This year, Abraham Lincoln will be speaking about the Civil War in the Pioneer Village before the reenactments. He will be in the Grist Mill…

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Full Moon Hike

February 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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SNOW MOON HIKE Join us at Spring Mill State Park for a beautiful night-time hike, guided by the light of the Full Snow Moon. It may be chilly. Please dress warm! Meet at the Spring Mill Inn for this 1 mile hike along trail 1. GATE FEE MAY APPLY PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION (812)849-3534

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Snake Feeding at Spring Mill

February 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am EST
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Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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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Winter Tree ID Workshop

February 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
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Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Winter Tree ID Workshop Dale Weigel and Teena Ligman will be at Spring Mill State Park to teach you about tree identification in winter. SESSION 1 Thursday, Feb. 13 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Learn buds, bark, and more! Meet us in the Lakeview Activity Center.  Materials and refreshments available. SESSION 2 Saturday, Feb. 15 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Return Saturday for field portion!  Meet at Gus Grissom Memorial to hike Trail 6.   Attending both sessions is encouraged, but not…

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Winter Tree ID Workshop

February 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm EST
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Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Winter Tree ID Workshop Dale Weigel and Teena Ligman will be at Spring Mill State Park to teach you about tree identification in winter. SESSION 1 Thursday, Feb. 13 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Learn buds, bark, and more! Meet us in the Lakeview Activity Center.  Materials and refreshments available. SESSION 2 Saturday, Feb. 15 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Return Saturday for field portion!  Meet at Gus Grissom Memorial to hike Trail 6.   Attending both sessions is encouraged, but not…

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Nature Hike at Spring Mill

February 23, 2020 @ 2:00 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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NATURE HIKE Meet Anthony at the Spring Mill Inn for a hike on trail 3 to learn about Spring Mill's nature preserves and experience the beauty of nature in the winter season. PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION (812)849-3534

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Snake Feeding at Spring Mill

February 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am EST
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One event on February 25, 2020 at 10:00 am

Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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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March 2020

Full Moon Hike

March 7, 2020 @ 8:00 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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FULL WORM MOON Join us for another full moon hike at the beautiful Spring Mill State Park. This month is the Full Worm Moon. Learn all about it as you hike along Trail 3. Meet at the Inn Front Patio Rugged  |  2.5 Miles   GATE FEE MAY APPLY PLEASE CONTACT THE PARK OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION (812)849-3534.

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Spring Break at Spring Mill State Park

March 23, 2020 - March 29, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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…

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April 2020

Earth Day Celebration

April 18, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Spring Mill State Park

EARTH DAY Spring Mill State Park  

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May 2020

“Welcome Back to the Daily Grind”

May 23, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Spring Mill State Park

---event cancelled--- BACK TO THE DAILY GRIND Join us for the beginning of the season at Spring Mill State Park. This weekend will be full of fun activities! Please check back for more information OR call the Park office at (812)849-3534.

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Living History Weekend

May 23, 2020 - May 24, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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---event cancelled--- LIVING HISTORY WEEKEND Please check back for more information or contact the Park Office at (812)849-3534.

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June 2020

Limestone Weekend

June 20, 2020 - June 21, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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LIMESTONE WEEKEND Please check back for more information or contact the Park Office at (812)849-3534.

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July 2020

Virgil I “Gus” Grissom Days

July 18, 2020 - July 19, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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VIRGIL I. "GUS" GRISSOM DAYS Celebrate local astronaut and hero, Gus Grissom at Spring Mill State Park. Please check back for more information or contact the Park Office at (812)849-3534.

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Christmas in July

July 24, 2020 - July 26, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Spring Mill State Park

CHRISTMAS IN JULY You can always expect to have a blast during Christmas in July at the Spring Mill State Park Campground. Check back for more details. For questions, please contact the Park Office at (812)849-3534.

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August 2020

Quilt Show

August 2, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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QUILT SHOW Enjoy a beautiful display of handmade quilts in the Pioneer Village at Spring Mill State Park. Please contact the Park Office for more information: (812)849-3534

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Spring Mill State Park Interpretive Programs

August 7, 2020 - August 8, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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SPRING MILL INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS This weekend is full of fun at Spring Mill State Park. Check out what's going on below: FRIDAY - AUGUST 7 3pm: Snake Talk Come and learn about the snakes of Indiana and meet our two resident snakes.  Meet Kamryn at the Lakeview Activity Center.  Limited to 30. SATURDAY - AUGUST 8 3pm: Creek Stomp Feel the cool spring water on your feet as you explore who calls this creek home.  Learn why these little critters…

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Childrens Outdoor Weekend at Spring Mill

August 15, 2020 - August 16, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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CHILDRENS OUTDOOR WEEKEND Have you ever read DNR's Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights?  Bring your children to the Lakeview Activity at Spring Mill State Park to learn about it. Please register for programs due to limited space. Register by emailing Spring Mill Naturalist, Sheree, at sbelt@dnr.in.gov. SATURDAY, August 15th 10am – Smokey Bear and Fire Building – Lakeview Activity Center 10:30am - Mystery Seed Planting - Lakeview Activity Center 11am – Fishing Activity - Lakeview Activity Center 11:45am – Wild Edibles…

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Cave Weekend

August 22, 2020 - August 23, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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CAVE WEEKEND AT SPRING MILL Join us this weekend to explore the beautiful world that lies beneath Spring Mill State Park. Learn about cave critters, systems and have fun all along the way! Many quided hikes and tours will be occurring throughout the weekend, including the Endless Cave Tour at Cave River Valley. Please email, Sheree Belt, the Park Naturalist to register for this adventure or for more information regarding Cave Weekend: sbelt@dnr.in.gov Artisan from Arts in the Park will…

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Limestone Carving Workshop

August 22, 2020 - August 23, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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LIMESTONE CARVING WORKSHOP Carve out your very own limestone carving during this fun and unique workshop at Spring Mill State Park. The workshop will be put on by J. David Arnold. Cave Weekend is this weekend, too! Click here to learn more. This FREE event made possible by the Indiana Arts Commission grant and continued support of the Indiana State Parks and 3D Stone, Inc. For continued safety of our patrons, we will be complying with Covid-19’s safety protocols. Open to…

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September 2020

Spring Mill Interpretive Programs

September 4, 2020 - September 6, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND AT SPRING MILL STATE PARK Join us for a fun weekend at Spring Mill State Park. Friday, September 4th 9pm:  Full Harvest Moon Hike – Join Anthony for a 2.5 mile rugged hike on Trail 3 under the light of the moon.  Limited to 20.  Register online at https://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/ or email sbelt@dnr.in.gov   Saturday, September 5th 10am: Trail 7 Nature Hike – Join Chris on a hike through the beautiful landscape.  Meet at Tulip Poplar shelter house.  1.75 mile…

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Spring Mill Interpretive Programs

September 12, 2020 - September 13, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND AT SPRING MILL STATE PARK Join us for a fun weekend at Spring Mill State Park. Saturday, September 12th 10am-4pm:  Archeology Activities for the family – It’s Indiana Archeology Month!  Stop by the Lakeview Activity Center to learn more about archeology.  Kids can take home a small prepackaged activity while supplies last. 9am:  Mitchell Karst Plain Nature Preserve Hike – Tony will take you on parts of two different trails while telling you the significance of our nature preserve. …

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Spring Mill Interpretive Programs

September 19, 2020 - September 20, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND AT SPRING MILL STATE PARK Join us for a fun weekend at Spring Mill State Park. Saturday, September 19th 9am:  Fall Equinox Hike – Join our volunteer, Tony, for a 90 minute, rugged nature and history hike.  Meet at Spring Mill Inn front patio. 1pm:  Caves and Virgin Timber Nature Hike.  Hike with Chris on a scenic and informative hike about old growth forest and part of Shawnee Cave system.  Meet at Twin Cave parking lot.  1 hour, 1…

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Spring Mill Interpretive Programs

September 26, 2020 - September 27, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND AT SPRING MILL STATE PARK Join us for a fun weekend at Spring Mill State Park. Saturday, September 26th *FREE FISHING DAY -  no license required today  *National Public Lands Day! – Get out and enjoy public lands while helping us to conserve these beautiful and important places!  Stop by the Lakeview Activity Center to learn ways you can help volunteer in your park today and/or in the future. NATIONAL BIKE YOUR PARK DAY!  Bring your bikes and go…

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October 2020

Weekend Programs @ Spring Mill State Park

October 2, 2020 - October 4, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Join us for a fun and adventurous time at the beautiful, historic Spring Mill State Park. Below are the programs scheduled for this weekend: Friday, October 2nd 4pm:  Red Cross Cabin Tour - Join naturalist Payton to learn about the history of the American Red Cross in Indiana and its founder Clara Barton. Lakeview Activity Center Amphitheater. 30 minutes. 8pm:  Full Harvest Moon Hike – Register by emailing Sheree at sbelt@dnr.in.gov. to join us for a 2…

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Weekend Programs @ Spring Mill State Park

October 10, 2020 - October 11, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Join us for a fun and adventurous time at the beautiful, historic Spring Mill State Park. Below are the programs scheduled for this weekend: Saturday, October 10th 11am:  Pollinators and the Plants They Love – Meet naturalist Sheree in the back of the Lakeview Activity Center to learn more about the importance of pollinators and how you can help them.  30 minutes.  For all ages.  Activity for kids at end of program. 2pm:  Snake Talk – Hear all about…

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Weekend Programs @ Spring Mill State Park

October 16, 2020 - October 18, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Join us for a fun and adventurous time at the beautiful, historic Spring Mill State Park. Below are the programs scheduled for this weekend: Friday, October 16th 4pm:  Edible Plants Hike: Join naturalist Payton for a hike on Trail 5 to learn about some edible plant species. Meet at the Lakeview Activity Center. 45 Minutes, Moderate Hike.   Saturday, October 17th 7:30am:  Sunrise Stroll - Please join Chris as we experience the beautiful beginning of a new fall day.…

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November 2020

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

November 7, 2020 - November 8, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, 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…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

November 14, 2020 - November 15, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, 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…

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Spring Mill State Park CLOSED (Deer Management)

November 16, 2020 - November 17, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Monday & Tuesday, November 16th & 17th Spring Mill State Park closed for Deer Management. To learn call the Park office (812)849-3534 or visit: https://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/6289.htm  

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

November 28, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, 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…

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December 2020

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

December 5, 2020 - December 6, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, December 5th 11am:  Donaldson Cave Hike – Meet 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. …

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

December 12, 2020 - December 13, 2020
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, 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…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

December 20, 2020 @ 1:00 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. Sunday, December 20th 1pm:  Winter Solstice Hike -  A long walk on a short day.  Meet Tony at Twin Caves’ parking lot. Trail 3 – 2.5 miles.  90 minutes.  Partially rugged.   PARK ENTRY FEE MAY APPLY $5…

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January 2021

First Day Hike

January 1, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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SELF GUIDED HIKE Pick up a "first day hike" sticker at the Nature Center & wear it while you hike. Take a selfie with the new year resolution signs at the trail heads. Post on social media with the following hashtags for a chance to win a prize! #FindYourResolution    #IHikedTheFirstDay

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

January 9, 2021 - January 10, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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 January 9th 1pm:  Hidden Cave Hike – Take a guided hike to an unknown cave on the property.  Meet at Twin Caves’ parking lot.  Short, easy off trail hike.  30 minutes.  Sunday January 10th 1pm:  Winter Wildlife…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

January 16, 2021 - January 17, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, January 16th Winter Seed Sowing Workshop:  Prepare your seeds this winter for spring.  Reserve a time slot (10am, 11am, or 1pm) to come learn about how to care for your seeds/plants during this dormant season.  Make your…

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Weekend Program at Spring Mill State Park

January 23, 2021 @ 1:00 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. 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…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

January 29, 2021 - January 30, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. Friday, January 29th 7pm:  Full Wolf Moon Hike – Join us for a hike on our first full moon of 2021.  Meet Anthony at the Lakeview Activity Center for a fun night hike on Trail 5 and learn…

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February 2021

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

February 6, 2021 - February 7, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Spring Mill State Park

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 6th: 1pm:  Hidden Cave Hike –REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  Off trail hike to Author's Pocket.  Register at sbelt@dnr.in.gov or 812-849-3534.  1 hour.  Rugged. Sunday, February 7th: 1pm:  CCC History Hike – REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  Meet our volunteer, Anthony, at…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill

February 13, 2021 - February 14, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, 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…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill

February 20, 2021 - February 21, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Spring Mill State Park

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…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill

February 27, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, 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…

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March 2021

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

March 6, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, March 6th 10am-2pm:  Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & Prize–When entering the park, ask the main gate attendant for a self-guided scavenger hunt for you and/or your family to enjoy.  Instructions will be on the scavenger hunt.  When you…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

March 13, 2021 - March 14, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, March 13th 1pm:  Invasive Plant ID Hike – Join the naturalist to learn more about invasive plants that threaten the health of our native natural resources.  Learn ways you can help the park, your yard, and/or your…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

March 20, 2021 - March 21, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, March 20th 11am:  Spring Equinox Hike – Enjoy a hike on Mountain Bike Trail with Tony.  Meet at Pool parking lot.  90 minutes.  Partially Rugged. Sunday, March 21st 1pm:  Step Into Spring Hike –Join Anthony for a…

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Spring Break Activities at Spring Mill State Park

March 23, 2021 - March 25, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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SPRING BREAK AT SPRING MILL STATE PARK Spring Mill State 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. Attend a spring break program on March 23rd, 24th, and/or 25th and get a 10% discount on lunch to use that day only at the Inn dining room.  Lunch is served from 11am-2pm. Tuesday, March 23rd 11am: Snake Talk – Meet the…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

March 27, 2021 - March 28, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, March 27th 1pm-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…

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April 2021

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill

April 2, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. Friday, April 2nd   8am:  Early Riser Hike – Enjoy a quiet morning guided hike with Tony.  Meet at Spring Mill Inn front patio for a 1 mile hike on parts of trail 1 and 4. 7pm:   Sunset…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill

April 10, 2021 - April 11, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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The Home of Indiana Limestone

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 10th 9am-12pm:  Weed Wrangle Indiana® Event –Garlic Mustard Pull -  Join Spring Mill State Park in partnership with KIC (Lawrence County Keep Invasives In Check) and Friends of Spring Mill State Park at 9am by the…

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Vernal Pond Hike at Spring Mill

April 18, 2021 @ 1:00 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. 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…

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Earth Day Celebration at Spring Mill State Park

April 24, 2021 - April 25, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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…

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Kids & Kites

April 24, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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KIDS & KITES Celebrate Earth Day with us at Spring Mill State Park! Lawrence County Tourism is inviting everyone to join a kite flying extravaganza! Anyone can stop by the big field near the Sycamore Shelter House to fly kites with us. We invite and encourage you to have a picnic, play games, bring your friends and have a great time. Lawrence County Tourism is EXCITED to provide FREE kites, snacks and other goodies to children 12 and under. We…

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May 2021

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

May 1, 2021 - May 2, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. This Sunday is FREE admission into the park and FREE fishing day! Saturday, May 1st   10am:  Bluebird Nesting Box Monitoring Hike – Meet Naturalist Sheree at Oak Ridge Shelter to walk with her while she monitors nesting…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill

May 8, 2021 - May 9, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, May 8th   10am:  Cave River Valley Hike - Have you been to the property we manage in Washington County?  It’s full of history!  Prepare to get your feet wet as we hike down to the valley! …

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill

May 15, 2021 - May 16, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, May 15th KIDS TO PARK DAY! 11am:  Snake Talk – Learn about Indiana’s snakes and meet two of our resident snakes.  Lakeview Activity Center.  30 minutes. 1pm:  Fish Prints on the Patio – Learn about what it…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill

May 22, 2021 - May 23, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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, May 22nd 11am:  Trail 3 Hike – Join our naturalist for a walk through three nature preserves with so many wonderful natural resources to talk about.  Meet at Twin Caves Parking lot.  Moderately Rugged. 1.5 hours. 3pm: …

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Memorial Day Weekend at Spring Mill

May 28, 2021 @ 8:00 am - May 31, 2021 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. Friday, May 28th 9pm:  Full Moon Hike - Meet 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,…

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June 2021

Cave Weekend at Spring Mill State Park

June 4, 2021 - June 6, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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CAVE WEEKEND Celebrate Cave Weekend at Spring Mill State Park. Multiple cave tours and programs will be held this weekend. See the schedule below! Friday, June 4th 4pm:  Stalactites Vs. Stalagmites - Join Naturalist Morgan to discover what stalactites and stalagmites are and how they form.  You will leave with instructions on how to make your own at home!  Lakeview Activity Center.  20 minutes.   Saturday, June 5th 11am:  Hidden Cave Hike - Meet at the Lakeview Activity Center and…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

June 11, 2021 - June 13, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Weekends at Spring Mill State Park are never boring! The 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, June 11th 1pm:  Old Growth Hike – Join Naturalist Emilie on a hike through Donaldson Woods on trail 3 to discover the history of our old growth forest. Twin Caves parking lot.  Partially rugged. .5 miles. 30…

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Weekday Programs at Spring Mill State Park

June 14, 2021 - June 17, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Spring Mill State Park

WEEKDAY INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Spring Mill State 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. Check out some of the programs they will have this week! Monday, June 14th 11am:  Creature Feature – Meet Naturalist Emilie at Spring Mill Inn front patio to learn about one of Indiana’s cool creatures.  20 minutes - Tuesday, June 15th 10am:  Mountain Bike Trail Hike…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

June 18, 2021 - June 20, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. Friday, June 18th 11am:  Chipper Chipmunks! – Discover what it takes to be a chipmunk.  Create your own chipmunk puppet.  Lakeview Activity Center.  30 minutes. 9pm:  Owls are a HOOT! – Join Naturalist Chris at the boat rental…

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Weekday Programs at Spring Mill State Park

June 21, 2021
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Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKDAY INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Spring Mill State 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. Check out some of the programs they will have this week! Monday, June 21st 11am:  Creature Feature – Meet Naturalist Emilie at Spring Mill Inn front patio to learn about one of Indiana’s cool creatures.  20 minutes - Wednesday, June 23rd 3pm:  Hamer Creek/Donaldson Cave Hike…

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Weekday Programs at Spring Mill State Park

June 23, 2021
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Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKDAY INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Spring Mill State 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. Check out some of the programs they will have this week! Monday, June 21st 11am:  Creature Feature – Meet Naturalist Emilie at Spring Mill Inn front patio to learn about one of Indiana’s cool creatures.  20 minutes - Wednesday, June 23rd 3pm:  Hamer Creek/Donaldson Cave Hike…

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Limestone Weekend at Spring Mill State Park

June 25, 2021 - June 27, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Spring Mill State Park

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. LIMESTONE WEEKEND! Friday, June 25th 3pm:  Hamer Cave Hike – Discover the beauty and impact this cave has had on our Pioneer Village.  Meet at the grist mill in Pioneer Village. Moderate .25 mile hike.  Stairs.  45 minutes.…

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July 2021

Spring Mill State Park Weekend Programs

July 2, 2021 - July 4, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. Friday, July 2nd 10am:  Nature Preserve Hike - Join Naturalist Emilie for a rugged hike on Trail 3.  Hike three nature preserves and learn about our caves, old growth forest, and wildlife along the way. 1.5 hours. 2.5…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

July 9, 2021 - July 11, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. Friday, July 9th 7am:  Sunrise Stroll - Bring your Spring Mill questions while you hike from the Inn to Donaldson Cave, up the stairs and back to the Inn with Volunteer Tony.  Meet at Inn front patio.  1…

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Grissom Weekend at Spring Mill State Park

July 17, 2021 - July 18, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Virgil I Gus Grissom, Apollo, Astronaut, Mitchell

GUS GRISSOM WEEKEND Virgil I. Grissom, aka Gus, grew up in Mitchell, Indiana. Later, he became one of the first few Americans to fly into space! This weekend, we honor him at Spring Mill State Park. Join us for a weekend of great astronomy/NASA related programs, hikes, and rocket launches in celebration of our hometown and national hero, Gus Grissom. All activities and programs are at Grissom Memorial unless otherwise stated in the description. SATURDAY, JULY 17 8am-4pm: Gus Grissom Memorial…

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Grissom Memorial 50th Anniversary Celebration

July 21, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Wednesday, July 21st 10am-4pm:  Gus Grissom Memorial 50th Anniversary Celebration – A 10am ceremony kicks off our day full of special guests, speakers, time capsule program, guided tours, cake, and more. 10:00am: Welcome - Mark Young, Property Manager of Spring Mill 10:05am: Invocation – Sheree Belt, Interpretive Naturalist 10:07am: Pledge of Allegiance– Boy Scouts of America Troop 348 10:10am: A Few Words & Intro of Lowell Grissom – Dan Bortner, Director of the Department of Natural Resources 10:15am: Keynote Speaker…

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Christmas in the Campground

July 23, 2021 - July 24, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Spring Mill State Park

CHRISTMAS IN JULY Celebrate Christmas in July at the Spring Mill State Park Campground!

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

July 23, 2021 @ 8:00 am - July 25, 2021 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. Friday, July 23rd 7am:  Sunrise Stroll - Bring your park questions to ask Volunteer Tony while you hike Trail 3 through all 3 of Spring Mill's Nature Preserves. Meet at Twin Caves parking lot.  90 minutes. 11am:  Hidden Cave…

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August 2021

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

August 6, 2021 - August 8, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. Friday, August 6th   10 am: Donaldson Cave Hike- Meet Naturalist Morgan on a guided hike to the scenic Donaldson Cave. Meet near Sycamore Shelter House. Rugged. 45 minutes. 11 am: Nature’s Architects- Join Naturalist Emilie at the…

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Children’s Outdoor Weekend at Spring Mill State Park

August 13, 2021 - August 15, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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CHILDREN'S OUTDOOR WEEKEND This weekend is Children's Outdoor Weekend! The activities at Spring Mill State Park are centered around the Children's Outdoor Bill of Rights (see below). Children’s Outdoor Bill of Rights: All Indiana children, regardless of ability, should have the right to: 1. Explore and play outdoors in a safe place. 2. Follow a trail and discover native plants, wildlife and history. 3. Experience traditional outdoor activities like fishing or hunting.  4. Discover and celebrate Indiana’s past. 5. Camp under the…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park (Cave River Valley Day)

August 20, 2021 - August 22, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS   Friday, August 20th   11 am: Fantastic Birds and Where to Find Them- Join Naturalist Emilie on a hike around Spring Mill Lake to learn about our native birds and waterfowl and how to identify them. Meet at the Lakeview Activity Center. 1 mile. Partially Rugged. 50 minutes. 3 pm: Creek Stomp- Help Naturalist Morgan find some macro invertebrates and dip your feet into Mill Creek. Meet by Pioneer Village Concessions (Ordinary). 30 minutes.   Saturday,…

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September 2021

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

September 3, 2021 - September 5, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. Friday, September 3rd 4pm:  Salamander Social - Learn about our Indiana’s endangered salamander the Hellbender, also known as the Snot Otter! Create some slime to take home. Lakeview Activity Center back patio. 20 minutes.   Saturday, September 4th…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

September 10, 2021 - September 12, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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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. Friday, September 10th 10am: Turtle Feeding- Frenzy-Come watch the Naturalist feed our resident turtles and learn a bit about their diets. Lakeview Activity Center. 15 Minutes. Saturday, September 11th 1pm: Twin & Bronson Cave Hike - Join Chris…

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National Public Lands Day – Spring Mill

September 25, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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NATIONAL PUBLIC LANDS DAY The fourth Saturday in September is National Public Lands Day! Take this time to go and enjoy the great outdoors. Spring Mill State Park is full of fun things to do. Take a stroll through the Pioneer Village or ride your bike along the mountain bike trail. Today is also Free Fishing Day; so, visitors without a license have an opportunity to try the hobby for free! Check out some of the activities happening at Spring…

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October 2021

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

October 1, 2021 - October 3, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Every day at Spring Mill State Park is a fun day! Join us this weekend for some interesting interpretive programs brought to you by the park naturalists. FRIDAY | OCTOBER 1 4 PM - Saving the "Snot Otter" - Meet Naturalist Morgan to learn about Indiana's biggest salamander the Hellbender, also known as the "snot otter" Create some slime to take home. Lakeview Activity Center - back patio. 20 minutes. SATURDAY | OCTOBER 2 11 AM -…

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Haunted Village

October 16, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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$5

HAUNTED VILLAGE The Pioneer Village at Spring Mill State Park turns into something terrifying for one night in October. Walk through the village and see for yourself! You never know what will be around each turn: a clown with a chainsaw, a scary axe-wielding maniac, ghosts or something even worse. This journey isn't for the faint of heart. Do you have what it takes to make it through to the end? INFO FROM SPRING MILL: Bracelets are available starting at…

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November 2021

Craft Show in the Village

November 6, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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CRAFT SHOW IN THE VILLAGE Are you ready for an experience you will never forget? Join us for the Craft Show inside the Pioneer Village at Spring Mill State Park. Each cabin in the village will feature different vendors selling their own crafted items. Entry to Event: $3 | Adult Free | 3 & under *Plus Park Entry Gate Fees * >> THIS IS A CASH ONLY EVENT << SAT: 9 AM - 5 PM SUN: 12 PM - 4…

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Craft Show in the Village

November 7, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
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Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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CRAFT SHOW IN THE VILLAGE Are you ready for an experience you will never forget? Join us for the Craft Show inside the Pioneer Village at Spring Mill State Park. Each cabin in the village will feature different vendors selling their own crafted items. Entry to Event: $3 | Adult Free | 3 & under *Plus Park Entry Gate Fees * >> THIS IS A CASH ONLY EVENT << SAT: 9 AM - 5 PM SUN: 12 PM - 4…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

November 19, 2021 - November 21, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Pioneer Village, Grist Mill, Spring Mill State Park, Mitchell Indiana

SPRING MILL INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Join us for a great weekend at the beautiful and historic Spring Mill State Park! Friday, November 19th 7pm:  Full Beaver Moon Hike - Listen to the sounds of the night with your guide, Anthony.  Meet at the Lakeview Activity Center for this 1 mile partially rugged hike on Trail 5. 1 hour   Saturday, November 20th 11am:  Donaldson Woods Nature Preserve Hike -Learn a little about the namesake of this Nature Preserve and the significance…

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December 2021

Holiday in the Village

December 3, 2021 - December 4, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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HOLIDAY IN THE VILLAGE Holiday in the Village takes place in the beautiful Spring Mill State Park. Sip on wassail to warm up as you walk through the Pioneer Village.  Friday: 5 pm - 9 pm Saturday:  1 pm - 9 pm Santa will be there for the whole event on Friday and until 8 on Saturday with goodies and to ask the children what they want for Christmas! Be sure to also check out Christmas in the Campground! This…

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Christmas in the Campground

December 3, 2021 - December 4, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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$5

CHRISTMAS IN THE CAMPGROUND Be sure to visit Spring Mill State Park for this brand new event! Christmas-lovers are always on the lookout for the best places to take a drive to look at lights and this event will be perfect! Drive through the campground and see it decorated with holiday lights and decor. Friday & Saturday 6 pm - 10 pm $5/vehicle Be sure to visit the Pioneer Village for the annual Holiday in the Village event! GATE FEES…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill

December 11, 2021 - December 12, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS As colder weather begins in Indiana, we all tend to cuddle up indoors. When you start to feel the cabin fever creep in, take a look at what you can do at  Spring Mill State Park. Here are the programs this weekend:   Saturday, December 11th 11am: Shawnee Cave System Hike – Join Naturalist Morgan and hike the majority of the Shawnee Cave System while hearing about caves and rock formations. Meet at Donaldson Cave parking lot. Rugged,…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

December 18, 2021 - December 19, 2021
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS As colder weather begins in Indiana, we all tend to cuddle up indoors. When you start to feel the cabin fever creep in, take a look at what you can do at  Spring Mill State Park. Here are the programs this weekend: Saturday, December 18th 1pm: Hidden Cave Hike - Meet Tony at the Oak Ridge shelter to go off trail and visit a couple small caves that are part of the Hamer Cave system. Rugged, 1 hour.…

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January 2022

First Day Hike

January 1st
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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FIRST DAY HIKE Start your new year with a hike in the beautiful Spring Mill State Park! The hike will begin at the Inn. Check back for more information or keep an eye out on Spring Mill's Facebook Page!

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Spring Mill State Park Weekend Programs

January 8th - January 9th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the programs at Spring Mill State Park! Saturday, January 8th 1pm:  Pine Cone Bird Feeder -   Join Naturalist Morgan and learn about the birds that stay in Indiana during the winter. Create and leave with your own pinecone birdfeeder. *Peanut butter will be used* Lakeview Activity Center. 30 Minutes.   Sunday, January 9th 1pm:  Winter Beginners Bird Hike - Meet Morgan at the Lakeview Activity Center…

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Winter Seed Sowing Workshop at Spring Mill State Park

January 13th @ 6:00 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WINTER SEED SOWING SHOP 6pm:  Winter Seed Sowing Workshop:  Prepare your seeds this winter for spring.  Come learn about how to care for your seeds/plants during this dormant season.  Make your own seed planter.  $2 per person.  Limited space.  Advanced registration required.  Lakeview Room at Spring Mill Inn

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Spring Mill State Park Weekend Programs

January 15th - January 16th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out the programs at Spring Mill State Park! Saturday, January 15th 11am OR 1pm:  Wood Burning Workshop – Join the naturalist at 11am OR 1pm for this beginners workshop.  Learn a little about trees of Indiana then spend time burning a design into a tree cookie to take home.  Ages 13 yrs and older.  $2 per person.  Space limited.  Registration recommended but not required. 1pm:  Cave River…

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