Department of Natural Resource is inviting the public to make suggestions
about what the next 100 years of Indiana State Parks will look like by
completing an online survey.
its centennial in 2016, Indiana State Parks this year has turned its
attention to the future by launching the “Second Century Survey.” Survey
results will help state parks officials plan for the future of facilities
Find the survey at
“It takes about 15
minutes to complete and covers a variety of topics,” the DNR said. “Its 33
questions ask users to rate service, value and facilities at state park
properties and inns. The survey also asks users where they would like
Indiana State Parks to devote future resources.”
“We spent a year
celebrating being 100, and now we are looking to the future and want ideas
and thoughts from Hoosiers about their interests and priorities,” said
Ginger Murphy, deputy director for stewardship for Indiana State Parks. “We
really appreciate all those who take the time out of their day to complete
Those who complete
the survey are eligible for drawings for annual passes, camping gift cards,
inns gift cards and more. Drawings will happen in May 2017 and again in
October for prizes that apply to 2018.
The survey includes
a set of questions for those who don’t visit state park properties. It is a
chance for them to tell park officials why they don’t visit.
Indiana has 24
state parks, eight state reservoirs and seven state park inns.