Shades State Park

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Park Rule: On Leash
Restroom: No
Park Size: Large
Small Dog Area: No
Fee: None
Description
Shades State Park is a beautiful state park within the Indiana area, giving visitors and locals a place to come to for an adventurous time. Located around 17 miles from the southwest area of Crawfordsville, this park sits overlooking the Sugar Creek. It is the perfect place for all types of canoeists and hikers. 

It may be important to know that this park does not have camping available during the winter months, but it is open for day use from early morning until dusk. When you come and visit Shades State Park during the day, you will find many different amenities for your enjoyment. 

This park offers fishing, hiking, picnic shelters, picnic tables, and naturalist services during certain seasons. You can camp during the summer months at Shades State Park, and you can enjoy time with your family, friends, and even your favorite pup in this park. 

During your time at Shades State Park, you must follow the rules and regulations that are enforced by the state park region. Dogs must be on a six-foot-long leash during their time here, and they must also be tagged, licensed, and vaccinated before they can enter the park area. 

Female pups in heat and young pooches under four months old must stay back at home, and dogs that come to this park must be well-mannered as Shades State Park does not tolerate any aggressive behavior. Humans must clean up and watch over their dogs during their time here, and humans need to bring dog bags and water for all of their adventures. 

If you are looking to camp in this park during the summer months, you will need a reservation. Reservation information is available on the park's main website. The state of Indiana is lucky to have such a great park in the area. If you have a chance to spend the day at Shades State Park, you will have a wonderful time. 

Address
7751 S. 890 W.
Waveland, IN 47989
Hours
Mon 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tue 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wed 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thu 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Fri 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sat 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sun 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Address
7751 S. 890 W.
Waveland, IN 47989
Hours
Mon 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tue 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wed 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thu 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Fri 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sat 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sun 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM