Indiana State Parks

Indiana State Parks : A Centennial Celebration

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The stunning photographs in this book bring out the full glory of Indiana's state parks and reservoirs. From the icy toboggan run at Pokagon State Park to fireworks on a balmy night at Versailles State Park, the splendid images by nature photographer Matt Williams record the seasonal landscapes and the variety of activities that make these parks so exceptional. As Hoosiers observe the centennial of their state park system, this beautiful and informative book marks the occasion with a visual celebration of the parks' scenery, wildlife, recreation, and more

Product details

  • Hardback | 216 pages
  • 254 x 254 x 22.86mm | 826g
  • Indiana University Press
  • Bloomington, IN, United States
  • English
  • 190 color illus., 2 maps
  • 025301607X
  • 9780253016072

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"Matt Williams's bold and beautiful imagery encourages readers to explore our state parks. This book serves as an awakening for many Hoosiers to get outside and enjoy all that our state parks offer. Many people will be enticed by these photos to journey to the state parks to create their own memories." -Chip Sutton, The Nature Conservancy "This beautiful coffee table book illustrates the unique diversity of natural and cultural resources in Indiana state parks. The book tells the story of these Hoosier treasures and will bring attention to both our state bicentennial and to the beginning of a new century of parks." -Ginger Murphy, Deputy Director for Stewardship, Indiana State Parks "This book will not only showcase our state, it might just provide you and yours with the motivation to make use of our gorgeous state parks." -Little Indiana "The photographs in Indiana State Parks bring out the full glory of Indiana's state parks and reservoirs. From the icy toboggan run at Pokagon State Park to fireworks on a balmy night at Versailles State Park, nature photographer Matt Williams records the seasonal landscapes and the variety of activites that make these parks exceptional." -AAA Home & Awayshow more

About Matt Williams

Matt Williams has worked for The Nature Conservancy for the past 16 years and is a specialist in prescribed fire and endangered species management. His website is more

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Introduction1. McCormick's Creek State Park2. Turkey Run State Park3. Clifty Falls State Park4. Indiana Dunes State Park5. Pokagon State Park6. Spring Mill State Park7. Shakamak State Park8. Brown County State Park9. Mounds State Park10. Lincoln State Park11. Tippecanoe River State Park12. Versailles State Park13. Shades State Park14. Whitewater Memorial State Park15. Chain O'Lakes State Park16. Oubache State Park17. Harmonie State Park18. Potato Creek State Park19. Summit Lake State Park20. Falls of the Ohio State Park21. Fort Harrison State Park22. Charlestown State Park23. Prophetstown State Park24. O'Bannon Woods State ParkAppendix of Indiana State Reservoir PropertiesBibliographyIndexshow more

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