McCormick's Creek State Park, Spencer

4.6
#11 of 33 in Nature in Indiana
Explore the spectacular limestone canyon, flowing creek, and scenic waterfalls that highlight Indiana’s first state park. Hike trails featuring diverse forest trees, spicebush, and native wildflowers, including a trail through Wolf Cave Nature Preserve and an accessible trail at the recently renovated nature center. Experience history as you climb the fire tower, use shelter houses or cross the stone arch bridge created by the Civilian Conservation Corps, or examine the historic Statehouse Quarry near White River, which furnished limestone used for the Indianapolis Statehouse. Relax in the lobby of Canyon Inn, open to all park visitors, or watch birds from the dining room porch or stay in the inn overnight. Catch cultural events such as concerts in the park amphitheater or attend the several special events hosted annually at the park. McCormick’s Creek State Park offers active enjoyment through all seasons of the year.
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  • Our family visits this park every year in October. It is a great state park, of which Indiana has many. There are many scenic hiking trails, a beautiful waterfall, a great creek you can hike up and do...  more »
  • Very nice park. Horse trails, pools, play ground areas and several picnic shelter areas (some rustic, some with very nice kitchens), large campgrounds. Several hiking trails some with lots of stairs. ...  more »
  • Was there for a wedding. Couldn't get a room, but toured the park. Park is clean, well laid out. Trails are nice and maintained. Would love to return for a weekend visit.  more »

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