Shades State Park Is An Otherworldly Destination In West-Central Indiana

Snuggled about 17 miles outside of Crawfordsville, Indiana, is a little state park that – if you ask us – does NOT get the attention it deserves. You might recognize it; we’ve covered hiking trails at this particular state park a few times before. But the park itself is absolutely worthy of a look, too, and once you see these photos – well – you just might find yourself needing to pay a visit to Shades State Park in Indiana.

Be sure to explore many more of Indiana’s hiking trails while you’re here – and if you live here, well, there’s just no excuse: you gotta get out and enjoy this amazing state for all it’s got.

What are your favorite state parks to visit in Indiana? Tell us about your picks in the comments!

Address: 7751 S 890 W, Waveland, IN 47989, USA