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October 3, 2013

Pioneer Day at Mounds State Park

State parks alive and thriving despite federal shutdown

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During Pioneer Day, Friends of Mounds State Park will have a booth with drinks and souvenirs for sale.

Pioneer Day is a free event, though normal park entrance fees of $5 per in-state vehicle and $7 per out-of-state vehicle apply.

Of course, there arte all kinds of others activities available at Mounds State Park. Check out the visitor center, hike the park, check out the historic mounds, spot wildlife and more.

Of course, there’s camping, too, at Mounds as well as at other Indiana State Parks. Those who want to stay overnight will probably need to do some planning. October is one of the most popular camping months of the year, with autumn- and Halloween-themed events happening at many state park properties.

Reservations can be made at camp.IN.gov or 1-866-6CAMPIN (1-866-622-6746). Information on state parks and reservoirs can be found at www.stateparks.IN.gov. Look for information on programs and special events at www.InterpretiveServices.IN.gov.

If you go What: Pioneer Day When: Saturday, Oct. 5, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: Mounds State Park, 4306 Mounds Road, Anderson More info: Call 649-8128

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