Shades State Park


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Shades State Park


Location:17 miles southwest of Crawfordsville, off State Road 47.
Facilities:105 non-electric campsites with showers and flush toilets, youth tent camping areas, backpack and canoe campsites (seasonal), picnic areas, shelters, toilet facilities, playgrounds, playfields, hiking trails (15 miles), naturalist services (seasonal), canoe access.
Activities:Camping, fishing, canoeing, hiking.
Special Features:Park's sandstone cliffs overlook Sugar Creek and numerous shady ravines. Adjacent to the park is Pine Hills Nature Preserve.
Address:Rt 1 Box 72
Waveland, IN 47989

Phone:765-435-2810
Web: www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/properties/park_shades.html
Size: 3,082 acres.

See other parks in Indiana.
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Not only the time scale but the romantic sense of the natural world as fundamentally sustaining is typical of Wagner's poetics, though in "Shades of Death State Park" the "icy mud" and "haunted foliage" temper and toughen this basic comfort considerably (the official name is the less daunting "Shades State Park").