Tag Archives: outdoor activities Grant County Indiana

Saturdays at the Salamonie

Join us for holiday gift making. $3. Registration required.  Call 260-468-2127 to register and for additional information.

Saturdays at the Salamonie

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.

Christmas in July at the Mississinewa Lake

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.

Eagle Watch at the Salamonie

‘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…

Sunrise Eagle Watch

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…

Grant County’s Garfield Trail

Fairmount Indiana is the hometown of Jim Davis, creator of the comic strip Garfield. And Jim Davis’ and Garfield’s presence continue to be felt throughout east central Indiana with Grant County’s Garfield Trail. Visit twelve unique statues of America’s favorite lasagna-loving fat cat, Garfield. Located in Marion, Indiana and surrounding Grant County cities, the statues…

Cardinal Greenway

Enjoy biking, hiking, or jogging along the beautiful portion of the Cardinal Greenway rail-trail project in Grant County. Major trailheads with parking are located in Marion behind Westwood Square on Miller Avenue between 2nd and 6th Streets, at Hogin Park at Valley Avenue and 14th Street, and in Jonesboro/Gas City at the intersection of SR…

Green Acres Campground

Open year round. Conveniently located just off of State Road 18.13 RV sites with water, electricity, and sewage.  Primitive camping available as well. Shady pull through sites. Quiet and relaxing campground featuring fishing pond, large campfire pits, firewood, bathrooms, showers and more.  Check out the Memorial Day Weekend or Labor Day Weekend annual music festivals,…