Join the Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department at Fowler Park as we celebrate and observe the total solar eclipse taking place over Indiana on April 8, 2024. The eclipse will be from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. with totality in Terre Haute being from approximately 3:04 p.m. to 3:07 p.m. The last total solar eclipse in Indiana was 819 years ago and Terre Haute is directly in the path of totality!
Join us from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Fowler Park to walk through the Pioneer Village and visit our volunteers in their 19th century cabins. There will be children’s science activities, food trucks, market vendors and more! Be sure to head over to Griffin Bike Park for a once in a lifetime Daytime Night Ride! Experts, Beginners and Kids are all welcome! Group rides will be led throughout the day by age and experience level.
For Eclipse Event Applications follow the links below
Camping will be available at all three of our campgrounds- Fowler Park, Prairie Creek and Hawthorn Park on a 4 night minimum requirement. Check in will be Friday, April 5th and check out being Tuesday, April 9th. Site prices will be as follows:
Electric and direct Water hook up sites- $60 a night
Electric hook up sites- $50 a night
Primitive tent sites- $40 a night
The Pioneer Cabin at Fowler Park will be available for $150 a night
Reservations will be available soon ONLY for the eclipse event, regular camp reservations will be available February 1, 2024.
Please note since this is a special event, these reservations are non-refundable including for weather.
Campground reservations for this event are now available! For more information on our campgrounds or to make your reservation, follow the links below!Book Now - Fowler Park Camping Book Now - Prairie Creek Park Camping Book Now - Hawthorn Park Camping
Follow the links below to learn more about the Solar Eclipse and events around Terre Haute