August Events at Hoosier National Forest

(UNDATED) – The U.S. Forest Service will host several free events for families in August. 

On Saturday, August 24, join a guided hike at Hemlock Cliffs.  A scavenger hunt will be available for kids to take along on the hike. 

The trail is 1.4 miles long and has some steep inclines. Wear comfortable clothes, sturdy closed-toe shoes, and bring water.  Meet at the trailhead by 10:00 a.m. CDT. 

On Saturday, August 31, a presentation on the migration of the monarch butterfly will be given at the historic Rickenbaugh House at 10:30 .m. CDT. 

Crafts and refreshments will be included.  The house will be open for tours until 1:30 p.m. CDT. 

This is a free event but there is a $5 day-use fee to enter the Indian-Celina Recreation Area if you are not camping.  The Indian-Celina Recreation Area is located off Indiana 37 in Perry County, just south of I64. Bring the entire family and enjoy the area with a hike or fishing.

Visit or call 812-547-7051 for details.