Explore Indiana State Parks

Memories Made Naturally

Hiking with cousins. Boating with friends. Staying in a cabin with Grandma and Grandpa. Mountain biking with your kids. These are the makings of some of the best summer memories. You can do all these activities and more in an Indiana State Park! No matter where you are in Indiana, you’re within an hour of one. Whether you pitch a tent or stay in one of the beautiful inns, you’ll awaken each morning to a full day of fresh air and outdoor fun.

Things to Do

Prophetstown State Park

  • 4112 E. SR 225
  • (765) 567-4919

Newest state park with dramatic prairie & restored wet slopes called fens. Hiking/bicycle trails…

Indiana Dunes State Park

  • 1600 N. 25 East
  • (219) 926-1952

Welcome to more than 2,000 acres of beach, marshes, forests and dunes. Hike to the top of Mount Tom…

Lodging

Food + Drink

The Canyon Inn Restaurant

  • 451 McCormicks Creek Park Road
  • (812) 829-4881

The Canyon Inn Restaurant serves fresh home-style meals featuring Indiana favorites. The 160-seat…

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INDIANA INSIDER BLOG

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Each year, readers of VisitIndiana.com vote for the Best of Indiana. In 2018, voters selected the state's best State Parks, Burgers and Museums! With 32 Indiana State Parks and Lakes on the ballot, it was a tough choice, but voters narrowed the list down to the 10 best! Which park took the…

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