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Salamonie Lake Fall Festival

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.

Starry Night Sky Observation

Enjoy an evening of observing the stars in the night sky. Registration required. Call 260-468-2127 to register and for additional information.

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.

Salamonie River Canoe Trip

Join us for a scenic two hour canoe trip down the Salamonie River. Bring your own canoe and gear or sign up to borrow a canoe (limited availability) and PFD at time of advance registration. Participants will learn basic paddling strokes and water safety tips. At take-out, there will be an opportunity to purchase lunch/ice…

Christmas in July at the Salamonie

Celebrate Christmas in July with us. Help Smokey Bear have an amazing birthday bash. Youth archery shoot and other fun family activities. Call 765-468-2127 for additional information.

Depot Park

This lovely park in the heart of downtown Upland celebrate’s the town’s rich railroad history. The town was formed in the late 1860s by Jacob Bugher, who planned for it to be a depot point on the Indiana Central Railroad. The town’s name comes from the fact it was believed to be the highest point…

I-69 Speedway

1/4 mile clay track racing sprints, modified and street stock. Fast paced action and fun!  Special races each season. Races May through September annually. In business for more than 20 years, several top drivers have raced here.  Recently retired NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon raced here, as did NASCAR and Indy driver J.J. Yeley and Spring…

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…

Skate Park

Open to all adventurous spirits!  Extreme sports skaters of all levels are invited to enjoy the smooth surface and various ramps for skate tricks.   Easily accessible from the Cardinal Greenway trail, and close to the Splash House at Junction Park.