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Upper Wabash Interpretive Services

260-468-2127|http://www.dnr.IN.gov/uwis

January 2019

First Day Hike

January 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Join us for eagles and Auld Lang Syne! We'll meet at 2pm at the Hominy Ridge Lake Dam at the Salamonie and hike for 1 mile. Dress for the weather and hike through this historic property. We'll watch for our eagle residents along the way.

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Sunrise Eagle Watch

January 12, 2019 @ 6:30 am - 10:30 am
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Meet at the Miami State Recreation Area boat ramp and caravan to Indiana's largest documented wintering bald eagle roost.  Dress for the weather - some walking involved.  Bring your binoculars, spotting scopes and cameras.  Breakfast with the birds! Breakfast will be served (freewill donation at 9:30am at Mississinewa's office in Miami SRA.  Birds from the Salamonie Raptor Center will join us for the meal. Registration required;  call Upper Wabash Interpretive Services at 260-468-2127.

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February 2019

Eagle Watch Evening Field Trip

February 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - February 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Two great nights of Eagle Adventure!  Meet at Salamonie Interpretive Nature Center, Lost Bridge West.  Enjoy an Indiana Bald Eagle program, then we caravan to Indiana's largest documented wintering bald eagle roost.  Small amount of walking involved. Dress for the weather!  Bring binoculars, spotting scopes, and cameras.  Advance Registration required. Donations gratefully accepted.

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Eagle Watch at the Salamonie

February 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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'Eagle Watch'.  Meet at 3pm for a short Indiana eagle overview.  We'll caravan to the eagle roost - small amount of walking involved.  Fill your gas tank and dress for the weather.  Bring your binoculars, cameras and spotting scopes - we'll watch the bald eagles fly in for the night.  All roosting, foraging and nesting sites are protected by federal law. Friends of the Upper Wabash Interpretive Services will have hot dogs and hot drinks available for free-will donation -…

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May 2019

Kids to Parks Day at the Salamonie

May 18, 2019
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Families enjoy free fishing and nature play area.  Registration required: 260-468-2127.

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June 2019

Kids’ Fishing Derby

June 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Fishing derby for children age 2-14.  Age categories are: 2-5 year, 6-10 year, and 11-14. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.  Sign-in begins at 8:30am, fishing 9-10:30am, awards presented after.  Adult fishing from 10-10:30am. Emphasis on fishing from the bank, fishing for family fun, nature ethics, catch & release. Prizes for  longest fish in each age category.  Bait provided.  Registration required.  Regular property gate fees apply: $5 per IN vehicle, $7 out of state vehicle. Have an old fishing…

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Kids’ Fishing Derby

June 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Fishing derby for children age 2-14.  Age categories are: 2-5 year, 6-10 year, and 11-14. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.  Sign-in begins at 8:30am, fishing 9-10:30am, awards presented after.  Adult fishing from 10-10:30am. Emphasis on fishing from the bank, fishing for family fun, nature ethics, catch & release. Prize for longest fish in each age category.  Bait provided.  Registration required.  Regular property gate fees apply: $5 per IN vehicle, $7 out of state vehicle. Have an old fishing…

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Star Observation

June 1, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Join us for this great evening of enjoying the starry skies! Call for registration and information: 260-468-2127.

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Youth Day Camp and Family Overnight at the Salamonie

June 12, 2019 - June 13, 2019
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Registration for this day camp and family overnight is required. Lots of family fun. Call 260-268-2127 to register and for additional information.

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Fireworks Over the Mississinewa

June 21, 2019 - June 23, 2019
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Celebrate summer with us! Plan to arrive early as parking is limited. Friday night boat tours by registration. Events such as cornhole tournaments, youth pellet gun shoot, and disc golf.  Bring lawn chairs, blankets and plenty of bug spray! An entire weekend of fun for the entire family. Call 260-468-2127 for registration and additional information.

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July 2019

Christmas in July at the Mississinewa Lake

July 26, 2019 - July 27, 2019
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Join us as we celebrate Christmas in July!  We'll also celebrate Smokey Bear's birthday with fun events. Campsite decorating contest, sand sculpture, water games, and more. Call us for details.

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August 2019

Starry Night Sky Observation

August 10, 2019 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Enjoy an evening of observing the stars in the night sky. Registration required. Call 260-468-2127 to register and for additional information.

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September 2019

Mighty Mississinewa Triathalon

September 14, 2019
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Sign up to compete in this triathalon.  Call 765-473-6528 for details. Registration required.

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October 2019

Mississinewa Reservoir Autumn Camping Weekend I

October 4, 2019 - October 5, 2019
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Enjoy a family fall weekend outdoors. Prizes for best campsite decorations, dutch oven cooking contest, and family camp challenge. Entire weekend full of fun with pumpkins for sale, board game competitions, family challenge field event, crafts, trick or treating, flashlight tag, music and lots of fun. Register by e-mail: trody@dnr.in.gov.

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Mississinewa Reservoir Autumn Camping Weekend II

October 11, 2019 - October 12, 2019
Mississinewa Reservoir, 4673 South 625 E
Peru, IN 46970 United States
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Have a fun family weekend outdoors. Prizes for campsite decoration, pumpkin decorating, chili cook-off, and corn hole tournament. Events include adult corn hole, pancake breakfast, kid's target shoot, trick or treating, and a square and line dancing ball. Pumpkins and kettle corn for sale. Great family fun all weekend long. Email Trody@dnr.in.gov to register.

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Salamonie Lake Fall Festival

October 18, 2019 - October 19, 2019
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Celebrate fall with various activities designed for family fun. You'll enjoy pumpkin decorating, and don't miss the campground decoration contest! Pick up a schedule of events at the gatehouse or the Interpretive Center.

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Saturdays at the Salamonie

October 19, 2019
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Learn all about owls and this fun and informative presentation. Pre-Registration requested.  Call for information or to register. 260-468-2127. We'll meet at the Interpretive Center.

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November 2019

Saturdays at the Salamonie

November 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Join us to create nature art and paper crafts. $5. Registration required: 260-468-2127.

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December 2019

Saturdays at the Salamonie

December 7, 2019
Salamonie Reservoir, 9214 W Lost Bridge West
Andrews, IN 46702 United States
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Join us for holiday gift making. $3. Registration required.  Call 260-468-2127 to register and for additional information.

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