PUT YOURSELF IN PUTNAM COUNTY —
WHERE UNEXPECTED ADVENTURE AWAITS!
With more land in protected nature preserves than any other county in Indiana, Putnam is a second home to trail lovers, cyclists, campers, and explorers of all types. Hike through abandoned limestone quarries, bike the National Road Heritage Trail, fish the protected wildlife ponds, or camp at Lieber State Recreation Area. Click below to learn more about our organization.
The historic McKim Observatory is open to the public during these Open House events that happen throughout the DePauw University academic calendar year. Free and hosted by staff from the Astronomy and Physics Department, click below for more details.
Our friends at PC RIP (Putnam County Remove Invasive Plants), are hosting “Weed Wrangles” this fall. Open to anyone, these work days help preserve the gorgeous, natural Indiana native plants along our trails and in our parks.
A first annual event, hosted at Lieber State Recreation Area, the Friends of Lieber are organizing a Vendor Market with food trucks, live music, and a ton of activities.