Pokagon State Park
Winter At Pokagon: Inspired Learning in Indiana
Winter in Pokagon State Park is inspiring! Join us for a look into its ecology and winter wildlife, and take in lectures on the Civil War, storytelling and more.
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Program No. 15828RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

One of Indiana’s natural gems, Pokagon State Park welcomes you for a week of learning and discovery along the beautiful shores of Lake James. Spend time with a Pokagon naturalist and learn about the winter wildlife that inhabits the park’s nature reserves, wetlands and forest. Explore this spectacular park and its interactive nature center, where wildlife abounds in both exhibits and outdoor viewing areas. Then, delve into topics including antiquing, storytelling and the history of the “wives and widows” of the Civil War with local experts.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Explore the roles of Union and Confederate Civil War wives and widows and learn about their fortitude in dealing with life after the death of their spouses.
  • Spend time with a local author, professor and storyteller, spinning tales with interesting twists.
  • Discover how the park’s winter wildlife adapts to help survive the cold as you study the park’s ecology under the guidance of a Pokagon State Park Interpretive Naturalist.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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