Second Saturday programming at Salamonie Lake in October will actually take place on the third Saturday of the month, Oct. 21, to coincide with Fall Fest.
Activities include pumpkin decorating, a campground decoration competition with prizes and more. Visitors can pick up a schedule of events at the gatehouse or interpretive center.
Most events are at the modern campground amphitheater and shelter area. Primitive campsites are still available in the Horsemen Campground and Apple Orchard.
Friday: 7-8 p.m., s'mores and music.
Saturday: 10 a.m., native plants hike at interpretive center.
Noon, live owls in the campground.
1:30 p.m., pumpkin decorating (pumpkins available for purchase).
3:15 p.m., costume contest.
4-6 p.m., trick-or-treat.
6 p.m., hayrides and hotdogs. Donations accepted.
7-8 p.m., campsite judging with awards to follow at amphitheater.
Second Saturday is a monthly fun and educational series of programs at Salamonie Lake.
Standard gate fees of $7 per in-state vehicle and $9 per out-of-state vehicle apply. Campsite reservations can be made at camp.IN.gov
or by calling 1-866-622-6746.
Upper Wabash Interpretive Services (dnr.IN.gov/uwis
) is at 3691 S. New Holland Road, Andrews, 46702.
To view all DNR news releases, please see dnr.IN.gov
Media contact: Teresa Rody, interpretive manager, Upper Wabash Interpretive Services, (260) 468-2127, trody@dnr.IN.gov