Indiana DNR temporarily eliminating entrance fees in response to coronavirus outbreak

It was announced that all properties governed by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources – including state parks and wildlife areas – will not require an entry fee for the time being.

Also included in the DNR properties are state forests, fishing areas, nature preserves and other state recreation areas (such as campgrounds and cabins).

Anyone who wants to cancel reservations they have made at DNR properties due to concerns over COVID-19 will not be charged a cancellation fee.

DNR properties will remain open, but the will be changes to their operations and services.

Property offices will have restricted access but will still remain open.

Nature Centers, Historic Buildings, Visitor Centers, Forest Education Centers, Recreation Buildings and enclosed picnic areas will be closed off to the public.

For an overview of all the changes and cancellations, visit the website for the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.

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