Shades State Park is that peaceful place you've sought. Located about 17 miles southwest of Crawfordsville (off S.R. 47), it is a favorite for hikers and canoeists.
The beautiful sandstone cliffs overlooking Sugar Creek and numerous shady ravines provide the backdrop for your journey through this nature lover's paradise.
ACTIVITIES (day-use only between November-March)
Picnic areas w/shelters
6 Ravine Hiking Challenge
Interpretive Naturalist Services (Seasonal)
CAMPING (April - October)
Non-Electric / 105 sites
Backpack / 7 sites
Canoe Camp / 10 sites
Youth Tent Areas