Southern Indiana Living

JUL-AUG 2012

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DIVE IN Story // Abby Laub 1. Delaney Creek Park The lake at Delaney Creek Park in Salem is your summer swimming destination, with a deep end that includes two diving boards and a div- ing platform. The lake is monitored by lifeguards and the park includes a cafe and concessions close to the beach. The remote, tree-lined location LV D TXDLQW ZD\ WR FRRO Rff WKLV VXPPHU DQG WKH SDUN KDV PDQ\ RWKHU outdoor activities., 812-883-5101 2. O'Bannon Woods State Park Indiana's newest state park will please history and outdoor enthu- siasts alike. Consisting of 3,000 mostly-wooded acres surrounded by Harrison-Crawford State Forest, O'Bannon Woods borders the Ohio and %OXH 5LYHUV (QMR\ KLNLQJ ÀVKLQJ ERDWLQJ KXQWLQJ QDWXUDOLVW VHUYLFHV picnicking and more. O'Bannon Woods was the location of one of the few African-American Civilian Conservation Corps units. The O'Bannon Woods Nature Center and Farmstead has a uniquely restored, working haypress barn, com- plete with oxen for power and a mid-19th century pioneer farmstead. ZZZ LQ JRY GQU SDUNODNH KWP 3. Patoka Lake

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