McCormick's Creek State Park


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McCormick's Creek State Park


Location:Along the White River, 14 miles northwest of Bloomington, IN.
Facilities:189 campsites with electrical hookups, modern restrooms, hot showers, 32 primitive sites, youth tent camping areas, group camp with sleeping barracks, camp store, family cabins; inn accommodations (Canyon Inn), including restaurant (open to the public), swimming pool (inn guests only), recreation center, and meeting and conference facilities; picnic areas with toilet facilities, playgrounds, and playfields, 7 shelters, 4 recreation buildings; hiking trails (10.7 miles), saddle barn, nature center, naturalist services.
Activities:Camping, hiking, trail rides, tennis, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Established in 1916, McCormick's Creek is Indiana's first state park, featuring unique limestone formations and scenic waterfalls.
Address:250 McCormick's Creek Rd
Spencer, IN 47460

Phone:812-829-2235
Web: www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/properties/park_mccormick.html
Size: 1,924 acres.

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McCormick's Creek State Park, near Spencer, was Indiana's first state park.
Indiana State Park Inns can be found throughout the state: The Abe Martin Lodge in Brown County State Park (see "Nashville" section, page 16), Canyon Inn at McCormick's Creek State Park near Spencer, Clifty Inn at Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, Potawatomi Inn at Pokagon State Park near Angola, Spring Mill Inn at Spring Mill State Park near Mitchell, Turkey Run Inn at Turkey Run State Park in Parke County, and The Fort Golf Resort & Conference Center at Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis.
McCormick's Creek State Park near Spencer in Owen County offers something highly unusual for Indiana--a canyon.