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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

October 2020

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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One event on November 7, 2021 at 12:00 pm

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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One event on November 7, 2021 at 12:00 pm

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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Spring Mill State Park Weekend Programs

January 22nd - January 23rd
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 22nd 1pm:  Fire Building 101 – Learn how to build a proper campfire and campfire safety with Naturalist Morgan. Lakeview Activity Center. 30 minutes. 3pm:   Donaldson Hollow Hike - Meet Anthony by the Sycamore Shelter to learn about Spring Mill’s eccentric Scotsman George Donaldson as we wind along the beautiful stream to the cave named in his…

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Snake Feeding at Spring Mill State Park

January 25th @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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SNAKE FEEDING Join the Spring Mill State Park Naturalist as she feeds the scaly friends at the Lakeview Activity Center! PARK ENTRY FEE MAY APPLY CONTACT PARK OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION: 812-849-3534

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Spring Mill State Park Weekend Programs

January 29th
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 29th 1pm:  Lime Kiln Hike - Meet Tony at the Lakeview Activity Center for a hike to historic Lime Kilns.  Learn how lime was made and about the owner of these kilns.  Partially Rugged hike off trail.  45 minutes. 3pm:  Donaldson Cave Hike - Hike back to one of our most scenic spots and learn some history about…

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February 2022

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

February 5th @ 8:00 am - February 6th @ 5:00 pm EST
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Spring Mill State Park

WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Saturday, February 5th 1pm:  Hidden Cave Hike-  Join Morgan in a hike back to one of our hidden caves, Rubble Springs. Meet at the Lakeview Activity Center back patio. Off trail, moderately rugged. 45 minutes. Sunday, February 6th 1pm:  Indiana’s Winter Birds -  Learn about the birds who choose to stay over winter in Indiana and why migrating is so important to other species. Lakeview Activity Center. 20 minutes. GATE FEES MAY APPLY****

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

February 18th - February 20th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS This weekend at Spring Mill State Park there will be plenty of activities. Check them out here: SATURDAY & SUNDAY: CIVIL WAR WINTER BATTLE (click here to learn more) Friday, February 18th 8pm:  Full Moon Hike - Meet your guide Anthony at Spring Mill Inn front patio for a fun nighttime hike and learn about February’s Full Snow Moon.  1 mile.  Partially rugged. 1 hour.   Saturday, February 19th 10am-12pm:  Coffee with Cardinals – Join Anthony in the lower…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

February 26th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Join us at the beautiful and historic Spring Mill State Park for a weekend of fun! Saturday, February 26th 11am:  Furry Friends -   Meet Naturalist Morgan at the Lakeview Activity Center and learn about why a mammal’s fur is so important to them. 15 minutes. 1pm:  Lake Hike  - Meet Tony at the Lakeview Activity Center to hike around the lake and learn about its history.  1 hour.  1 mile, moderate.  

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March 2022

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

March 5th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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SPRING MILL INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS   Saturday, March 5th 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 complete it, stop by the main office (inside Gus Grissom Memorial) by 3:30pm on the 5th for a small prize such as a Spring Mill coloring book or sticker.  This event is one day only.  Expires…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

March 12th - March 13th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Did you know that Spring Mill State Park puts on events every weekend? Saturday, March 12th 10am-12pm:  Coffee with Cardinals – Join Anthony in the lower lobby (near pool) of Spring Mill Inn to see what comes and goes from our backyard birding habitat.  Enjoy coffee and cookies sponsored by Spring Mill Inn. 1pm:  Reptile Rumble – Meet some of our resident reptiles while hearing about what makes these creatures special.   Lakeview Activity Center Amphitheater.  20 minutes…

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Full Moon Hike at Spring Mill State Park

March 18th - March 19th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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SPRING MILL HIKES This weekend, enjoy Spring Mill State Park by joining guided hikes. Hike beneath the full moon or learn about spring as you walk along a lesser known path. Friday, March 18th 9pm:  Full Moon Hike - Join Anthony at Spring Mill Inn front patio for an adventurous night hike.  Learn why the March full moon is called the “Full Worm Moon”.  Rugged Hike on trail 3, 2.5 miles.   90 minutes. Saturday, March 19th 11am:  Spring Equinox Hike – Enjoy…

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Step into Spring Hike at Spring Mill State Park

March 27th @ 1:00 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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SPRING MILL STATE PARK Sunday, March 27th 1pm:  Step Into Spring Hike –Join Anthony at Donaldson Cave Parking lot for a rugged 2 mile hike on trail 4.  We will look for signs of spring and learn about the history of Spring Mill State Park. 90 minutes.    

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April 2022

Earth Day at Spring Mill

April 23rd
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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EARTH DAY Celebrate this Earth Day in the great outdoors! Spring Mill State Park is offering a wide variety of activities from 10 am to 4 pm: 10am-12pm:  Donaldson Cave Nature Preserve - Meet Wyatt Williams, ecologist from Division of Nature Preserves, in front of Spring Mill Inn to walk through a high-quality dry-mesic upland forest with unique plants that thrive in thin, rocky soils. Pass through a small, unique glade with a wonderful diversity of plants more associated with prairies than…

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May 2022

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill

May 13th @ 8:00 am - May 15th @ 5:00 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Spend the weekend making memories at Spring Mill State Park! Join the Naturalists for exciting hikes and activities as you learn about nature all while having fun! PARK ENTRY FEES MAY APPLY $7 IN-STATE RESIDENTS $9 OUT-OF-STATE RESIDENTS Call the Park Office for more information (812)849-3534 Friday, May 13th 3pm:  Nature Preserve Hike: Join Naturalist Emilie for a rugged hike through three nature preserves and discover our caves, old growth forest, and wildlife along the way. Meet at…

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Kids to Park Day at Spring Mill

May 21st - May 22nd
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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KIDS TO PARK DAY All kids are welcome to join the fun at Spring Mill State Park this weekend! Saturday, May 21st KIDS TO PARK DAY! 10am:  Fishing 101 – Learn to tie a fishing knot for your hook, bait your hook, and cast your line.  Spend about 20 minutes with the naturalist learning a few basic fishing types.  Afterward, borrow a pole and pick up free bait to test your skills.  Limited fishing poles available. Lakeview Activity Center 10am-3pm:  Nature…

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June 2022

Whiskey Tasting at Spring Mill State Park

June 11th @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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$40

WHISKEY TASTING IN THE PIONEER VILLAGE There once was a time that the Pioneer Village was a booming town floating on the sails of the whiskey distilling business. Now, we want to invite you to an event at Spring Mill State Park that probably hasn't happened since the 1800's - Whiskey Tasting in the Pioneer Village. PARTICIPATING DISTILLERIES Donum Dei Brewery and Distillery Dusty Barn Distillery Hard Truth Distilling Co. MGP Distilled Spirits Spirits of French Lick Old 55 Distillery…

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Limestone Weekend at Spring Mill State Park

June 25th - June 26th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Saturday, June 25th Limestone Weekend! 9am-5pm: Limestone Carving – Join limestone carving artists, David and Brenda, to learn how to carve your own piece of limestone.  $25 (cash only) to carve your own piece of limestone to take home with you. Pioneer Village lawn. 11am: Lime Kiln Hike- Meet Naturalist Morgan at the Lakeview Activity Center to discover the importance of the kilns that can be found around Spring Mill Lake. Partially rugged off-trail hike. 40 mins. 2pm: Limestone Discovery…

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Rivers, Roads & Rails – David Nord

June 25th @ 2:00 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Rivers, Roads, and Rails: Mapping the Transportation History of Spring Mill Village  —a talk/slideshow with maps and photos, old and new— David Nord Indiana University   Spring Mill State Park Saturday, June 25th, 2:00 p.m. At The Village Tavern   Summary Visitors to Spring Mill Village can see that it is a good location for a water-powered mill, but the Village today seems completely separated from the surrounding countryside. Set in a deep box canyon in the heart of a…

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July 2022

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

July 1st - July 3rd
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Spring Mill State Park is the best place to be on a sunny summer day! Check out the weekend programs they have: Friday, July 1st 9am:  July Trail Challenge Series – Join Tony for a hike every Friday at 9am in July to complete all the trails in the park.  Earn your Trail Challenge Sticker.  Today’s hike is Trail 4 & 6.  Meet at Grissom Memorial parking lot. Trail 4 is rugged.  2 hours. 2pm: Kayaking with the…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill

July 8th - July 10th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Friday, July 8th   9 am: July Trail Challenge Series - Join Tony for a hike every Friday at 9am in July to complete all the trails in the park.  Earn your Trail Challenge Sticker.  Today’s hike is Trail 7 and Stagecoach Trail. Meet at Tulip Poplar Shelter.  Rugged.  1.5 hours. 2 pm: Hamer Cemetery Tour- Join Sheree at Hamer Cemetery to learn about the history of the Pioneer Village and some original settlers. 25 minutes. Saturday July…

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Grissom Days at Spring Mill State Park

July 16th - July 17th
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 Days Join us as Spring Mill State Park honors local astronaut, Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom! This weekend is packed full of space fun! Saturday, July 16th 8am-4pm: Gus Grissom Memorial Open 9am: Grissom Memorial Guided Tour. 30 minutes. 9am-10:30am: Rocketry Club, Count Down Cardinals, will have a table set up and can assist you in building your own rocket that can be launched later in the day! *Cost associated with this activity. 9am-11am: Hidden Artifacts Revealed – see…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

July 21st @ 8:00 am - July 24th @ 5:00 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Thursday, July 21st 11 am: Nature’s Architects- Meet Emilie at the Lakeview Activity Center to learn about the engineers of the mammal world. Make your own beaver dam out of natural materials. We will be using mud, so old clothes recommended. 30 mins. - Friday, July 22nd 9 am: July Trail Challenge Series - Join Tony for a hike every Friday at 9am in July to complete all the trails in the park.  Earn your Trail Challenge…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

July 29th - July 31st
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Friday, July 29th 9am:  July Trail Challenge Series - Join Tony for a hike every Friday at 9am in July to complete all the trails in the park.  Earn your Trail Challenge Sticker.  Today’s hike is on Mountain Bike Trail.  1.5 hours.  Partially Rugged. 1 pm: Mammals of the Sky- Meet Naturalist Emilie at the Lakeview Activity Center to learn about our insect devouring, flying mammals in Indiana and help her debunk some myths about our bat…

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August 2022

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

August 5th - August 7th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Spring Mill State Park offers great interpretive programs! Check it out: Friday, August 5th 2 pm: Nature’s Architects- Meet Emilie at the Lakeview Activity Center to learn about the engineers of the mammal world. Make your own beaver dam out of natural materials. We will be using mud, so old clothes recommended. 30 mins. Saturday, August 6th    9 am: Lime Kiln Hike- Meet Tony at the Lakeview Activity Center for a hike to some hidden lime kilns…

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Spring Mill Quilt Show

August 7th @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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SPRING MILL QUILT SHOW The Quilt Show at Spring Mill State Park is an annual event that provides an unforgettable experience! As visitors walk the Pioneer Village, they are greeted with colorful hanging quilts that line the fences and buildings. Park Fees May Apply Please contact the Park Office for more information (812)849-3534

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

August 12th - August 14th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Spring Mill State Park offers great interpretive programs! This weekend includes Childrens Weekend! Check it out: Friday, August 12th 10 pm: Full Moon Hike- Meet Anthony at the Donaldson Cave parking lot for a summertime night hike under the Full Sturgeon Moon! Learn some full moon lore and experience nature at night. Hiking shoes and hiking sticks recommended, red flashlights will be available and are recommended. 2 miles. 1.5 hours. Moderate. Saturday, August 13th   Children’s Outdoor Day!…

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Cave River Valley Day with Spring Mill State Park

August 20th - August 21st
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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CAVE RIVER VALLEY DAY Spring Mill State Park offers great interpretive programs! Check it out: Saturday, August 20th Cave River Valley Day! Beautiful scenery! No restrooms. Please plan accordingly. Bring water, snacks, bug spray, and a change of shoes. Water shoes or boots recommended. Attend the event any time between 10 am-12 pm and get entered into a drawing to win a 2022 annual Indiana State Park Pass! Address to Cave River Valley: 6031-6871 N. Cave River Valley Road. Campbellsburg,…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

August 26th - August 28th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Spring Mill State Park

INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Spring Mill State Park offers great interpretive programs! Check it out: Friday, August 26th 11 am: Butterflies, Dragonflies, Pollinators, Oh my!- Meet Naturalist Emilie at the Lakeview Activity Center to learn more about the life cycles of butterflies and some of our other native pollinators. 20 mins.   Saturday, August 27th 9 am: Trail 3 Hike- Meet Tony at Twin Caves Parking Lot for a hike on Trail 3. Learn about and see some plants that used to…

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September 2022

Spring Mill State Park

September 3rd @ 8:00 am - September 4th @ 5:00 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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SPRING MILL STATE PARK Spring Mill State Park offers fun activities all Labor Day Weekend! Check out the schedule below: Saturday, September 3rd 9am: Mitchell Karst Plains Nature Preserve Hike – Come learn why this nature preserve is unique to this area. Meet at Tulip Poplar Shelter. Easy hike. 45 minutes. 11am: Pottery from the Past- Join Naturalist Paris at the Lakeview Activity Center to learn about how pottery was made in the past and make your own small piece of…

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October 2022

Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

October 1st - October 2nd
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS   Saturday, October 1st 11am:  Snake Talk – Meet Paris at the Lakeview Activity Center Amphitheater to learn about snakes of Indiana.  30 minutes.  2pm:  Make your own Bird Feeder - Meet Naturalist Paris at the Lakeview A 1ctivity Center to learn about the birds in your backyard and make your own bird feeder out of peanut butter to take home! 20 mins   Sunday, October 2nd 2pm:  Hamer Cemetery Tour- Join Sheree at Hamer Cemetery to…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

October 8th - October 9th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Spring Mill State Park

WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS   Saturday, October 8th 10am:  Coffee with Cardinals - See native birds at our feeders while enjoying a hot cup of coffee in the lower lobby of Spring Mill Inn. Anthony will be there to help identify birds and give some tips for attracting birds to your feeders. 1 hour 11:30am:  Scream for Snakes! – Whether you scream for excitement or fear, learn about Snakes and how important they are to our ecosystem. Meet Naturalist Paris at…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

October 15th - October 16th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Saturday, October 15th 1pm:  Scream for Snakes! - Whether you scream in excitement or fear, learn about Snakes and how important they are to our ecosystem.  Meet Paris at the Lakeview Activity Center Amphitheater.  30 minutes   Sunday, October 16th 2 pm: Hamer Cemetery Tour- Join Sheree at Hamer Cemetery to learn about the history of the Pioneer Village and some original settlers. 25 minutes.

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Haunted Village at Spring Mill State Park

October 15th @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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Spring Mill State Park

HAUNTED VILLAGE The Pioneer Village at Spring Mill State Park becomes a spooky spectacle this weekend! You never know what's lurking around the corner as you walk through the Pioneer Village that has been transformed into a haunted house. Not recommended for children under 8. DON'T SHOW UP AT EVENT WITHOUT PRE-PURCHASED TICKET! Buy your ticket at the pool parking lot the morning of October 15th to go through this scary spectacle! Event takes place from 7:30-9:30pm in the Village.…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

October 22nd - October 23rd
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS Saturday, October 22nd 3:30 pm : Period Correct Wedding - The wedding party and guests will all be dressed in period-correct clothing from the 1800's. 2pm:  Hamer Cemetery Tour – Join Sheree at Hamer Cemetery for a step back in time.  Learn about our Pioneer Village’s early settlers.  30 minutes. 6:30 pm: Muffins with the Manager- Do you have questions about our park and all the projects happening? Join Spring Mill’s Property manager Mark for a question-and-answer…

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Weekend Programs at Spring Mill State Park

October 29th - October 30th
Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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WEEKEND INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS   Saturday, October 29th 2pm:  Spooky Leaf Print Painting - Join Paris at the Lakeview Activity Center to learn about the trees of Indiana and make a spooky Halloween-inspired masterpiece! 30 minutes. 7pm:  Scary or Not Here I Come!  Join Naturalist Sheree at the Lakeview Activity Center for a fun filled hour of learning about three animals that scare us.  The Lakeview Activity Center will be decorated for the event!   Play games, enjoy some treats, and earn…

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November 2022

2022 Craft Show in the Village

November 5th @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
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One event on November 6, 2022 at 11:00 am

Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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CRAFT SHOW IN THE VILLAGE 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. Bring your entire family and all of your friends! -> THIS IS A CASH-ONLY EVENT <- ENTRY FEES: $3 | Adult Free | 3 & under *Plus Park Entry Gate Fees* 2022 HOURS: November 5 | 9 AM - 5 PM November 6 | 11 AM…

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2022 Craft Show in the Village

November 6th @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
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One event on November 6, 2022 at 11:00 am

Spring Mill State Park, 3333 SR 60 East
Mitchell, IN 47446 United States
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CRAFT SHOW IN THE VILLAGE 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. Bring your entire family and all of your friends! -> THIS IS A CASH-ONLY EVENT <- ENTRY FEES: $3 | Adult Free | 3 & under *Plus Park Entry Gate Fees* 2022 HOURS: November 5 | 9 AM - 5 PM November 6 | 11 AM…

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