Pets permitted on a leash (6' or shorter). Swimming is permitted only at the Pavilion when lifeguards are present (Memorial Day through Labor Day).
There is an entrance fee to the State Park every day from mid-April through mid-November. Fees are collected on weekends only in the winter. $7 per car for Indiana residents, $12 per car for out of state visitors. $2 walk-in and bike fee.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — River/Creek — Wildlife
Trail 2 is a really nice, flat trail that runs through mature forest. It can be easily accessed from the Nature Center, campground, or by parking at the Wilson Shelter. On the east end, the trail crosses the Great Marsh via a boardwalk. The trail is often used in the winter for cross country skiing.
Runners looking for a long run can combine Trail 2 with Trail 10
for a great loop of the park.
*** Note: Please note that Trail 2's boardwalk on the east end may be impassable (and thus closed) due to high water. Please check with Park Rangers before setting out to connect to Trail 10