Warning: file_get_contents(https://us1.locationiq.com/v1/search.php?limit=1&key=pk.f0e3a3eca15563df602fffb91d5b7b7e&format=json&q=US): failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.1 429 Too Many Requests in /home/fkco3u5vvff3/public_html/naturefind.com/wp-content/plugins/em-importwpcf/class/class-core.php on line 859
Salamonie River State Forest | NatureFind ada play chinese poker online texas lottery new games you just won the lottery. congratulations the jackpot is million bycycle casino table games best table games casino the lottery monopoly jackpot online poker payouts

Salamonie River State Forest

57020

Salamonie River State Forest
5400 E Salamonie Forest Road
Lagro, IN 46941
260-468-2125
http://www.in.gov/dnr/forestry/4814.htm
: , , , , , , ,

Salamonie River State Forest was created as a demonstration riverside forest for the reclamation of eroded land. The state forest was established in the mid 1930’s when local people assisted the state in purchasing the hilly land and bluffs along the Salamonie River. Most of the land’s topsoil was eroded away, making reclamation of the area a major challenge. To deal with this challenge, a 200-member Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp was created. The CCC designed and planned the forest and recreation facilities and opened a stone quarry. Several hundred acres of land were reforested and many recreation facilities were built, including Hominy Ridge Lake and the large stone shelter house that stands near the lake. Today the forest encompasses 850 acres and offers many recreational opportunities to its visitors.

Upcoming Events

  • No events in this location