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Meadow Sales

31


Beef House Restaurant

30


Rockville Lake Park

27


Cora's Place

17


Havenlee's - Off the Square Artisans

15


The Red Raccoon & The Ranch

9


Mansfield Village

3


Turkey Run State Park 2023

1


Parke County Covered Bridge Festival

2021 Parke County Covered Bridge FestivalOctober 14-23, 2022

Festival Headquarters on the Rockville Square: The foundation of the festival, the Rockville Square is where the Covered Bridge Festival began in 1957. Rockville hosts vendors of homemade/handmade items, primities, and antiques. Local non profits serve a variety of foods each day in their food shacks around the South side of the courthouse lawn. Two information booths on the square offer free covered bridge maps, directions and helpful information to plan your visit in Parke County. Find additional shopping around Rockville at antique stores, boutiques, and the local art gallery. The Historic Ritz theater offers several theatrical presentations during the festival.

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Welcome to Northern Parke County

Welcome to Northern Parke CountyWe invite you to come experience Northern Parke County where you can walk wooded wonderlands of virgin forests, marvel over magnificent sandstone ravines, descend canyons of untouched geological formations and experience a piece of Indiana that time has carefully molded and that has been left virtually untouched by the modern world. In Northern Parke County you can visit family farms, marvel at carefully constructed covered bridges of days gone by and travel back to a time when everything seemed much simpler and less hectic. Our restaurants will tempt you, our state park will lure you, our inns and resorts will call you and our businesses will invite you to shop where you can find everything from unique treasures to camping supplies. Come visit beautiful Northern Parke County!

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Covered Bridge Festival Activities at Montezuma Indiana • October 8 - 17

Friday, October 8
Country Store Open All Day
Canal Tours from 10 AM to 4 PM
Homemade Crullers, Roast Hog, and Bean Dinner
Chair Caning, rope making, & more Demonstrations

Saturday, October 9
10 AM-4 PM Wabash & Erie Canal Car and Truck Show (contact Tammy Rees 317-965-4880 or Tammy_Rees@sbcglobal.net)
Country Store Open All Day
Canal Tours from 10 AM to 4 PM
Homemade Crullers, Roast Hog, and Bean Dinner
Chair Caning, rope making, & more Demonstrations

Sunday, October 10
Country Store Open All Day
Canal Tours from 10 AM to 4 PM
Homemade Crullers, Roast Hog, and Bean Dinner
Chair Caning, rope making, & more Demonstrations

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Sugar Valley Spirits Distillery in Parke County

Sugar Valley Spirits Distillery in Parke CountySugar Valley Spirits is the first and only distillery in Parke County, and we’re proud to deliver a true, local product. We handcraft our spirits in Indiana, but our dream to create quality rum for our friends and family was born in the sun-soaked isles of the Florida Keys. Our premier product is a Caribbean style white rum, but new products, along with tasting and tours, will be unveiled as we expand. Pick up your bottle at UP THE CREEK 1165 N SR 47 Marshall, Indiana Turkey Run Distillery Parke County, IN 765-597-2355 — Sugarvalleyspirits.com

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Sugar Valley Canoe Trips

Sugar Valley Canoe TripsCome paddle Scenic Sugar Creek with Sugar Valley Canoe Trips. From amazing bluffs and rock formations to historic covered bridges, Sugar Valley has been giving their customers the opportunity to enjoy this amazing stream since 1983. With access areas just above Narrows Covered Bridge and at Jackson Covered Bridge, Sugar Valley has now established a new access area downstream of Cox Ford Covered Bridge. Called Cox Ford Creekside, this amazing property offers their customers a much better experience with less congestion, a safer sandbank, no stairs and plenty of room to roam. This new access can be experienced on their 3 mile, 6 mile and 15 mile trips. Steer your course to Sugar Valley Canoe Trips.

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Peaceful Waters Campground and The Old Goat Trading Post North of Rockville

Peaceful Waters Campground and The Old Goat Trading Post North of RockvilleAfter a full day of covered bridge shopping, Peaceful Waters Campground offers a relaxing way to unwind. Whether you like boating, fishing, or just enjoying fellowship time around a crackling fire watching the sky fill with stars, this campground offers it all.

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Bloomin’ Barn Antiques in Bloomingdale

Bloomin’ Barn Antiques in BloomingdaleJust six miles North of Rockville, Indiana in Parke County, you will find the Bloomin’ Barn tucked away in wooded seclusion. You will notice the uniqueness of the Barn as you approach it down the winding lane just off US 41.

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Pearson Sports - Popular for Sportsmen

Pearson Sports - Popular for SportsmenThe Parke County area’s abundant wildlife makes it a popular spot for sportsmen of all types for fishing, deer and turkey hunting. Duane Pearson, a native of Marshall and graduate of Turkey Run High School is the owner of Pearson Sports.

He’s owned his shop for thirty-six years. Pearson Sports began in 1985 and in 1995 he moved to a new spacious location. Pearson Sports offers a full line of firearms, ammunition and accessories, including black powder, muzzle loader items, reloading supplies and bait and tackle. You can also purchase hunting and fishing licenses at the store.

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Swarey’s Variety Store Near Marshall

Swarey’s Variety Store Near MarshallAmong the backroads of beautiful Parke County you will spot a horse-drawn buggy or two and an Amish shop every now and then.

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Hurricane Hill Botanicals

Hurricane Hill BotanicalsOpen your mind to the wonderful world of essential oils, natural healing and to natural products that do not contain unpronounceable ingredients! That is what Steve and Doris Brucken of Marshall, Indiana offer through Hurricane Hill Botanicals.

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