2014-05-08 / Columns

McCormick's Creek State Park

Nature Center Hours:

Thurs. - Mon., 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Tuesday & Wednesday.

For more information about programs, call 829-4344.

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Saturday, May 10

10:00 a.m. - Peden Farm Hike - Meet at Deer Run Shelter parking lot to learn about the first family of McCormick’s Creek.

2:00 p.m. - Natural Heritage of Indiana - Meet at the Nature Center to watch a video documenting the natural history of our state.

Sunday, May 11

10:30 a.m. - Turtle Feeding at Canyon Inn - The naturalist will be feeding the resident red-eared slider turtle.

2:00 p.m. - Critter Feeding - Come to the Nature Center to learn what’s on the menu for our resident reptiles and amphibians.

Saturday, May 17

10:00 a.m. - Fire Tower Hike - Meet at the Canyon Inn and hike trail 4 to the fire tower.

2:00 p.m. - Creature Feature - Come to the Nature Center and see what critter or critter parts the naturalist has out today.

7:00 p.m. - Concert Series sponsored by Canyon Inn - Park Amphitheatre. Coot Crabtree - Acoustic originals and covers of classic ear candy.

Sunday, May 18

10:30 a.m. - Turtle Feeding at Canyon Inn - The naturalist will be feeding the resident red-eared slider turtle.

2:00 p.m. - Critter Feeding - Come to the Nature Center and meet our resident reptiles.

Memorial Day Weekend

Saturday, May 24

10:00 a.m. - Canyon Rim to River Bottom Hike - Meet at the Wolf Cave parking lot and hike trail 7 to the White River and back. Bring your binoculars and be prepared for a one and a half hour hike!

2:00 p.m. - McCormick’s Creek Through the Years - Meet at the Nature Center to view photos and hear stories about McCormick’s Creek’s past.

9:00 p.m. - Owl Hoot Hike - Meet at Beech Grove Shelter in the campground to learn about these winged hunters of the night.

Sunday, May 25

9:00 a.m. - Non-denominational worship service at the Nature Center.

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