Tippecanoe River State Park


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Tippecanoe River State Park


Location:East of US 35, near Winamac. Winamac Fish & Wildlife Area (see separate entry) adjoins the park, on the west side of the highway.
Facilities:112 campsites with electricity, showers, and flush toilets, canoe camp with 10 primitive campsites (tent only), horsemen's camp with 56 primitive sites, youth tent camping area, group camp, picnic areas with shelters, playgrounds, playfields, recreation building rental, hiking trails (22.6 miles), equestrian trails (14 miles), boat ramp, 90-foot fire tower (open seasonally), naturalist services (seasonal).
Activities:Camping, fishing, canoeing (no rentals), hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing (no ski rental).
Special Features:The Tippecanoe River was once a major highway for the Potawatomie Indians and for Canadian fur traders. Today, the slow and winding river is ideal for canoeists.
Address:4200 N US Hwy 35
Winamac, IN 46996

Phone:574-946-3213
Web: www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/properties/park_tippecanoeriver.html
Size: 2,761 acres.

See other parks in Indiana.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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We surveyed Camp Tecumseh Young Men's Christian Association (CT; 40[degrees]36'31"N, 86[degrees]46'10"W), Chain O' Lakes State Park (CLSP; 41[degrees]19'59"N, 85[degrees]22'50"W), Pigeon River Fish and Wildlife Area (PRFWA; 41[degrees]40'40"N, 85[degrees]15'12"W), Prophetstown State Park (PSP; 40[degrees]30'0" N, 86[degrees]50'0"W), and Tippecanoe River State Park (TRSP; 41[degrees]07'20"N, 86[degrees]34'59"W).
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