Last month we took a trip to Prophetstown State Park, in West Lafayette. This is among the newer state parks in Indiana having been completed in 2004. There is an aquatic center that was added in 2013, and the park includes other amenities such as full hook-up and electric camp sites and a fully functioning... Continue Reading →
Durand Eastman Park is a 977-acre park located in the northern section of Rochester, NY and contains 5000 feet of coastline on Lake Ontario. This park started out as a summer camp owned by Dr. Henry Strong Durand in the early 1900s. George Eastman (of Kodak fame) purchased land surrounding the summer camp and both... Continue Reading →
Over the holiday break, we headed to western NY to visit family. One of our favorite parks in the area is known as Black Creek Park, located in Chili, NY, which is about 19 miles outside of Rochester, NY. Black Creek Park is one of the largest parks in the Rochester area containing over 1500... Continue Reading →
That time of year again – Prairie Maze at McCloud Nature Park! Although it still feels like summer, I’m not complaining. Time to bug out! The maze was supposed to be a cicada, presumably to commemorate the emergence of Brood X this past summer. If you ask me, it kind of looks like a house... Continue Reading →
A few weeks ago, we attended a Feathers and Fermentation event. If you’ve never been to one of these, they are very informative and fun, and the Indy Brew Bus will either show up with taps or drive you to the event! You really can’t beat that. This one was at Oliver’s Woods, which is... Continue Reading →
We were back on Lake Ontario in mid-July, and during this trip we visited the Robert G. Wehle State Park. The land was the former estate of Robert Wehle, and become a public park in 2003, one year after his death in 2002. It is over 1100 acres and has quite a bit of coastline... Continue Reading →
An early morning outing to Eagle Creek to see some birds! It had been unseasonably cold here in Indy, but there was not a cloud in the sky this past weekend, so off we went! The Eagle Creek trails that go around the reservoir are typically well traveled and can get really crowded on nice... Continue Reading →
Great posting from villpower on two of our favorite state parks for camping. Just try and get a reservation this year though!
As if 2020 was not grim enough, 2021 has shifted the gear with COVID-19 infection, at the time of writing, in India to brutal effectiveness. With Iraq, South Africa and Brazil also in death grip of now world infamous Corona virus’s mutated strain, fear and chaos has reigned over rationality and intelligence. Vaccination drives at large, no one still want to forecast what will upcoming time surprised the humankind with. Certain remedy to such grimness is to prepare your body strong, not only externally but internally as well. Have organic homemade food, build your immune system by regular intake of “Ayurvedic” herbal remedies and work-out for release of much essentials endorphins for positive feedback of happiness and relaxation.
With no long travelling plan in sight, We have decided to take on Fitness challenges provided on Indiana DNR (Department of Natural Resources) website marketing beautiful states park in Indiana. Taking on…
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This past March, we took advantage of a mild day and did a quick hike in Blanton Woods. This park was donated to Danville in the early 90s with the stipulation that it would be preserved as a nature park. It is 53 acres with 5+ miles of trails. We hiked the yellow trail, which... Continue Reading →
Saw this story online the other day – Ball State is dedicating Ginn Woods as a state nature preserve. Ginn Woods was purchased by Ball State University in 1970, and it has been maintained in its current pristine state since then. It is Indiana’s second largest old-growth forest (Spring Mill State Park being the largest).... Continue Reading →