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Salamonie Summer Day Camp & Family Overnight

Join us for an engaging Summer Day Camp and Family Overnight outing.  Participants may expect forest discovery, hiking, live animals, crafts, games, water fun, canoeing and evening activities for camping families.  Camping families should bring their tents and camping gear.  Day Camp ages 7-12.   June 16 meets 1:30pm-4pm for the day camp portion.  Activities resume…

Silence of a Winter’s Night

Enjoy the Silence of a Winter’s Night at Salamonie Lake.  We’ll make memories as we meander through a mid-winter night under the moon.  Meet at the Salamonie Interpretive Center and dress for the weather – the entire program will be held outdoors.  No flashlights.  No admission charge, but advance registration is required by calling 260-468-2127.

Sunrise Eagle Watch

Meet at the Miami State Recreation Area boat ramp and caravan to Indiana’s largest documented wintering bald eagle roost to watch the birds take morning flight.   Dress for the weather – some walking involved.  Bring your binoculars, spotting scopes and cameras.  Meet to watch the Eagles rise into the morning sky at 6:30am. Breakfast…

Spencer Farms Orchard

Spencer Farms sells seasonal produce from September through November.  All of the produce is grown right here on our farm, and is carefully picked by hand when it is at its best. You’ll find pears, apples, peppers, tomatoes, cabbage, zucchini, pumpkins, squash, gourds, and lots more. Join us as we celebrate 96 years of family…

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 in downtown Marion, close to the beautiful Mississinewa River.