With Waterfalls, Rock Formations, And Hiking, Shades State Park In Indiana Is A Huge Park In A Small Package

While there are tons of state parks to explore in Indiana, Shades State Park in Waveland is sure to have you feeling like you’re in a fairy tale. This Hoosier State park might feel small and secluded, but it’s packed full of rock formations, hiking trails, scenic overlooks, and even a few small waterfalls. Next time you want to take a hike up to look out over Sugar Creek, or you just want to wander through an enchanted forest, this underrated spot is full of tons of natural wonders. There’s truly no state park in Indiana that’s more magical than Shades State Park.

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