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Tippecanoe River State Park
Copyright: - Indiana Department of Natual Resources
Tippecanoe River State Park
Description - Tippecanoe River State Park is 2,785 acres and was established in 1943. The land in the park, which is generally level, drains toward the Tippecanoe River which meanders approximately seven miles along the eastern border of the park. An occasional small sand dune adds variety to the scenery. The park offers a variety of habitats such as: oak forests, pine plantations, abandoned fields, marshes and the river. Canoers can enjoy a relaxing journey as you float down the beautiful Tippecanoe River. You must bring your own canoe or make arrangements with the local canoe livery. When you return, you can enjoy the beautiful campground facilities with your group, family or friends.

Attractions - The park offers some of the finest recreation in the state. An extensive trail network offers the hiker a variety of terrain and vegetation. We offer 112 campsites including 4 that are accessible. All sites are Electric in the family campground. A large group camp offers overnight facilities for 160 people with kitchen facilities. The Tepicon Recreation Building for day use only is available mid-April through mid- October. Modern facilities, combined with a unique natural area, Tippecanoe River State Park awaits your exploration.

Recreation - Visitors to Tippecanoe River State Park can enjoy boating, camping, fishing, hiking, picnicking, interpretive programs, and horseback riding. The park offers canoe camps, horse camps, group camps, youth tent areas and cabins.

Climate - Visitors to this state can expect hot and humid summer days that often reach 90 degrees F in July and August. Summer nights bring little relief with an average temperature of 70. Winter can be extremely cold in this Midwestern state with a yearly average of 40 inches of snow and low temperatures dipping to negative 15 degrees F. Winter daytime highs average close to 40 degrees. Spring and fall are excellent times to visit Indiana spring brings blooming wildflowers and daytime highs of 65 degrees F. With falls mild temperatures the leaves in the forested southern regions of the state change to brilliant hues.

Location - Tippeconoe River State Park is located north of Winamac, Indiana. The entrance to the park is off of U.S. 36.

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Tippecanoe River State Park, 4200N US 35 , Winamac, IN, 46996-9116, Phone: 574-946-3213

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