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Prophetstown State Park kicks off its season of events in October

Prophetstown State Park Interpretive Naturalist, Jenna Parks Freeman said there's a lot to enjoy this season at the park.

Posted: Sep 28, 2019 9:24 PM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Saturday kicked off a season of events at the Prophetstown State Park.

Department of Natural Resource parks throughout the country and state participated in National Public Lands Day, which offers free park entry for a day.

For Prophetstown State Park this is the first of many events this season.

The park's Trail of Scarecrows fundraiser kicks off this Tuesday, Oct. 1. The park's 20-acre Prairie Maze also opens up that day.

Prophetstown State Park Interpretive Naturalist, Jenna Parks Freeman said there's a lot to enjoy this season at the park.

“We would love to have guests come out and enjoy Prophetstown as we see the beautiful fall colors changing,” said Freeman. “We have lots to keep you interested in at Prophetstown so we hope to bring more guests out and see more folks out enjoying the park.”

Freeman said these events not only directly benefit the park but also those who attend.

“We love working with our local community and encouraging folks to come out the park property so with the trail of scarecrows, that's one great way we can work with all the different organizations and individuals here in the Greater Lafayette region,” said Freeman.

The Trail of Scarecrow fundraiser raises money through votes. People can cast their vote for their favorite scarecrow at the main gate or the visitor's center at the park. Each vote costs one penny.

The park is also hosting Fall Fun Festival on Oct. 18 to 20.

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