Celebrate Valentine's Day at Turkey Run

Turkey Run State Park - February 17th - 6pm
Celebrate Valentine's Day at Turkey Run Inn this year!!!
Nature's Mating Game provides an honest (and explicit!) window into
the animal and insect world of mating and courtship practices.
Enjoy a delicious, romantic dinner followed by a presentation
by Jenny Matthews, the Turkey Run and Shades State Parks
Naturalist, to learn about ALL things mating.
Turkey run feb 17
A cash bar will be available during dinner and the presentation.
Don't stop there! Reserve a room at the Inn to enjoy a night in our
beautiful facility  and wake up to a wonderful breakfast.
For $320, enjoy a dinner for two, a presentation, an overnight stay at
the Inn, and a Sunday morning breakfast.
For $120, enjoy a dinner for two and a presentation.
Please contact Kristina Hale, Sales Director, to reserve your spot/book a room!
Call: 765-500-6191

Eagles in Flight Weekend at Turkey Run State Park January 26th -28th, 2024

Join us January 26th - 28th at Turkey Run State Park where the Eagles in Flight Weekend will occur at both the Inn & Nature Center.

Discover nest, an overnight roost and hunting grounds, as we explore the habitats of bald eagles.

Enjoy live eagle, hawk and owl programs!

Tickets can be purchased through Eventbrite.com 

TRFULLPICMake Turkey Run Inn room reservations at 877-563-4371 or Indianainns.com 

Watch for more detail on our program site http://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2420.htm or you can call the Nature Center 765-597-2654


Bridgeton Country Christmas Nov. 24-26 & Dec.1-3, 2023

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Chances are, not may folks stopped in the middle of a covered bridge to comment on its beauty or ingenious construction 100 years ago. They simply used it to cross a body of water.

Yet what was built with an ordinary purpose has become for many a source of extraordinary beauty; a muse for lovers, artists and writers; a focal point for wedding planners; and a curiosity for engineers and tourists. Unfortunately they are also fragile, often falling prey to vandalism and arson.

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Beef House Restaurant


Rockville Lake Park


Cora's Place


Havenlee's - Off the Square Artisans


The Red Raccoon & The Ranch


Mansfield Village


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We've had requests for GPS mappable addresses for those planning to visit Mansfield Village during the Parke County Covered Bridge Festival. CLICK HERE for Directions! Many Mansfield locations actually display as "Carbon" or "Rockville" addresses, although mansfield is about ten miles southeast of Rockville (as the crow flies). If your GPS won't accept "Mansfield Indiana" as a destination, try one of the following addresses. These should get you within a few blocks of the Mansfield Covered Bridge. These addresses also work within Google Maps. Click HERE to find Fox's Overlook in Mansfield Village. Click "Continue reading" for Addresses.

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