INPAWS Hike: Spring Ephemerals of Fort Harrison State Park

Saturday, April 14, 2012    10 a.m.—12:30 p.m. – Eastern Daylight Time

Fort Harrison State Park, Marion County, Indiana

Leader: Perry Scott

Trail Conditions: We’ll hike for about 2.5 miles with some hills and stairs and possible muddy spots. Bugs should not be a problem.

What To See:  A fine display of spring wildflowers in the hardwood forest of the Fall Creek Valley; bottoms, slopes, and ridge tops.  We will hike primarily on the Fall Creek and Camp Creek Trails.

Directions: Fort Harrison State Park is on the northeast side of Indianapolis, just east of I-465 and north of 56th Street.  The park entrance is at the junction of Post Road and 59th Street.  We will meet at the Delaware Lake Picnic Area parking lot inside the park.

There is a state park entrance fee.  Here is a web link to a map of the park:

Questions? Contact Perry Scott by email ( or phone (317) 849-8483 or (317) 292-3047.  No RSVP required.  We will hike rain or shine.


    Wendy Ford wrote on April 01, 2012

    Yes, we will be identifying different wildflowers as we hike. The guide knows his plants, and so do many of the members. It's a great way to learn!

    Bob Roeder wrote on March 30, 2012

    Will ther be a " telling " of the names of different wild flowers?

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