Join us after the Freeride Festival for dinner, drinks, speakers, and fellowship as we celebrate the conclusion of the Indiana DNR Next Level Trails Grant and the build-out of Griffin Bike Park.
Speakers include Sammy Lee Davis and Lt Gov Suzanne Crouch.
$50 single tickets
$500 for a table of 8
Space is limited
Click Link Below to Register:

County Parks Survey

Greetings! The following survey was put together by Indiana State University Students interning with the Vigo County Parks & Recreation Department. The goal of this survey is to accumulate data to better understand the impact County Parks have on the community they reside in. Thank you for taking the time to fill out this survey if you have any questions please contact our Administrative Office at 812-462-3392. Please register your email above to receive a monthly newsletter with updates about your Vigo County Parks.

VCPRD Survey
(Click the Link Above)

Maple Syrup Guessing Competition

The Vigo County Parks Department is gearing up for its fourth annual Maple Syrup Guessing Competition! Beginning Sunday, January 1st, we challenge you to guess the potential total syrup production in gallons (gal) for 2023!

To be valid, your guess must be sent to the VCPRD Facebook page through Facebook messenger. Submissions made as comments or posts to our page on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter will NOT be accepted.

The final date for submissions will be Tuesday, January 31st at midnight. We will select a winner once the tapping season has ended and our maintenance staff produces a total final yield of maple syrup production!

The Facebook account whose guess is closest to the nearest gallon will receive a free quart-sized bottle of maple syrup! Good luck!

(Hint: in previous years, our total syrup production has varied greatly. Our total yield has ranged from 0 to 600 gallons. Warmer tapping seasons yield fewer gallons of maple syrup.)

Meet & Greet With Santa Claus

Join us for one last Meet-&-Greet with Santa Claus on December 21. The Meet-&-Greet will take place in the Fowler Park Barn from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. If you have any questions please contact our office at 812-462-3391 or at

Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast
Saturday, Feb. 18th
Prairie Creek Park
$8/ Registration Fee/ Age 2 & Under Free
Preregistration Required

Preregister at:
2023 Pancake Breakfast
(Click Link Above)

The rumors you have heard are true. We are bringing back the Pancake Breakfast for 2023. We are excited to bring back the beloved program in a new and educational way. Included in your price of admission is not only the Pancake Breakfastbut also a tour of our maple syrup manufacturing process. Reservations open Nov. 20 and run until Feb. 10. For more information contact our Natural Resource Programmer at 812-462-3392 or

Join us for The Christmas Walk!

Join the VCPRD for our annual Christmas Walk! Walk our Pioneer Village by candlelight as our volunteers exhibit holiday traditions from the early 1800s! There will be children’s activities, live music, historical cabins & covered bridge, demonstrations, pioneer skills presentations, musical performers, and much more! For more information contact our Natural Resource Programmer at 812-462-3392 or We hope to see you there!

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