Indiana State Parks

Indiana State Parks

A Centennial Celebration
Matt Williams
Distribution: World
Publication date: 4/20/2015
Format: cloth 216 pages, 190 color illus., 2 maps
10 x 10
ISBN: 978-0-253-01607-2
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Honorable Mention, 2016 INDIEFAB Awards, regional category
The stunning photographs in this book bring out the full glory of Indiana’s state parks and reservoirs. From the icy toboggan run at Pokagon State Park to fireworks on a balmy night at Versailles State Park, the splendid images by nature photographer Matt Williams record the seasonal landscapes and the variety of activities that make these parks so exceptional. As Hoosiers observe the centennial of their state park system, this beautiful and informative book marks the occasion with a visual celebration of the parks’ scenery, wildlife, recreation, and history.

Author Bio

Matt Williams has worked for The Nature Conservancy for the past 16 years and is a specialist in prescribed fire and endangered species management. His website is


"Matt Williams's bold and beautiful imagery encourages readers to explore our state parks. This book serves as an awakening for many Hoosiers to get outside and enjoy all that our state parks offer. Many people will be enticed by these photos to journey to the state parks to create their own memories." —Chip Sutton, The Nature Conservancy

"This beautiful coffee table book illustrates the unique diversity of natural and cultural resources in Indiana state parks. The book tells the story of these Hoosier treasures and will bring attention to both our state bicentennial and to the beginning of a new century of parks." —Ginger Murphy, Deputy Director for Stewardship, Indiana State Parks

"This book will not only showcase our state, it might just provide you and yours with the motivation to make use of our gorgeous state parks." —
Little Indiana

"The photographs in Indiana State Parks bring out the full glory of Indiana's state parks and reservoirs.

From the icy toboggan run at Pokagon State Park to fireworks on a balmy night at Versailles State Park, nature photographer Matt Williams records the seasonal landscapes and the variety of activites that make these parks exceptional." —
AAA Home & Away

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Table of Contents

1. McCormick’s Creek State Park
2. Turkey Run State Park
3. Clifty Falls State Park
4. Indiana Dunes State Park
5. Pokagon State Park
6. Spring Mill State Park
7. Shakamak State Park
8. Brown County State Park
9. Mounds State Park
10. Lincoln State Park
11. Tippecanoe River State Park
12. Versailles State Park
13. Shades State Park
14. Whitewater Memorial State Park
15. Chain O’Lakes State Park
16. Oubache State Park
17. Harmonie State Park
18. Potato Creek State Park
19. Summit Lake State Park
20. Falls of the Ohio State Park
21. Fort Harrison State Park
22. Charlestown State Park
23. Prophetstown State Park
24. O’Bannon Woods State Park
Appendix of Indiana State Reservoir Properties
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