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A few DNR campsites still available for holiday weekend

By Seth Morin TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS- Available campsites are getting harder to find this holiday weekend. But the Indiana Department of Natural Resources said a few campsites are still available. Fireworks will be prohibited. Sites at Lincoln and Skakamak state parks are still available for those who prefer primitive or non-electric camping. For those who want […]

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Trine State Recreation Area set to unveil renovations Thursday

  By Andi TenBarge TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS –After almost eight years of renovations, the Trine State Recreation Area in Steuben County will unveil its changes to the public on Thursday at 2 p.m. Located east of Pokagon State Park and Interstate 69, the 200-acre property was donated to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources from Steuben […]

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Hoosiers can try 50 free activities this weekend at DNR’s Outdoor Experience

By Suzannah Couch TheStatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Hoosiers seeking to try archery, fly fishing or another outdoor activity will have their chance this weekend at the fourth annual Hoosier Outdoor Experience at Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis. About 20,000 people attended the free event last year and Marty Benson, the assistant director of communications for […]

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State to continue participation in federal trails program

Staff report The StatehouseFile.com INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Mitch Daniels said Thursday that Indiana will continue to participate in the Recreational Trails Program that has provided $14.5 million in federal funds for more than 100 trails projects in the state since 1994. Congress recently reauthorized the Recreational Trails Program for the next two federal fiscal years […]