Campfire Program At Hardin Ridge Recreation Area

(BEDFORD) – The U.S. Forest Service invites the public to a campfire program focusing on fire prevention, campfire safety, and wildland fire fighting at Hardin Ridge Recreation Area, on Saturday, June 1, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. EDT.

Fire staff from the Hoosier National Forest will be on hand with a fire engine to explore. Water hose activities will take place from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m., followed by a demonstration on how to start and extinguish a campfire safely.
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Highlights include a guest appearance by Smokey Bear, who is celebrating his 75th birthday this year, and give away items on fire safety.
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Smokey with firefighter.
Join the fun at the amphitheater at Hardin Ridge Recreation Area, 6464 Hardin Ridge Road, Heltonville, off Indiana 446 south of Bloomington.
There is a $5 per vehicle fee unless you are already camping.
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