The U.S. National Park Service preserves 58 national parks, 390 parks, historic sites, memorials, and recreation areas that attract nearly 300 million visitors every year. Our U.S. national parks are repositories of the nation’s biological diversity and contain some of the last ecosystem remnants that are found nowhere else in the world. Explore US Parks Online

Shenandoah National Park is a beautiful, historic national treasure which includes the 105-mile long Skyline Drive, a National Scenic Byway. The Park covers the crest of Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains for over seventy-five miles. The Appalachian Trail roughly parallels the Skyline Drive and 101 miles of this trail run through the Park. (more…)

Indiana National and State Parks and Recreation

Indiana has no national parks, but it has 28 State Parks, 15 State Forests, 8 State Memorials, 2 State Fishing Areas, 2 State Fish Hatcheries, 1 State Nature Preserve, 15 State Wildlife Areas, 2 State Wildlife Refuges, 1 National Forest, 1 National Memorial, 1 National Historic Park, 1 National Wildlife Refuge, and 1 Wilderness Area.


State Parks

State Forests

State Memorials

State Fishing Areas

  • White Oak State Fishing Area

State Fish Hatcheries

State Nature Preserve

State Wildlife Areas

State Wildlife Refuges


National Forests

National Memorial

National Historic Parks

National Wildlife Refuge

  • Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge  
  • Patoka River National Wildlife Refuge and Wildlife Management Area

Indiana Wilderness Areas

There is only one wilderness area in the state of Indiana.

  • Charles C. Deam Wilderness Area