Canoe Float on Big Pine Creek

From the running waters of Big Pine Creek in Warren County (near Carbondale, Indiana…between Lafayette and the Illinois border), experience great views of native pine riparian forests, sandstone bluffs, and scenic canyons on a 5-mile canoe float hosted by the Indiana Forest Alliance. Great for beginners. Float guided by IFA Conservation Director (and Wabash Riverkeeper) Rae Schnapp.

Float: Saturday, June 23, 1 p.m. -4 p.m.  CANOES & KAYAKS for rent. Reserve below (float is free if you bring your own canoe). Travel back to your vehicle is provided, after the float.

Post-float cook-out: 4 – 6 p.m. (suggested donation per person: $10; RSVP required)

Want to stay overnight? Housing and campsites available on a restored prairie site nearby (details and costs available upon request).

** Float will be postponed due to rough weather or too low/too high water levels. **

The float itself is free, but RSVP (BELOW) is required. Indicate with the form below if you need to rent a canoe or kayak, will be joining the meal, or need info about staying overnight. Specific location information and a map will be provided to all who register. Join us for a great trek!

QUESTIONS? Want info about overnight options? E-mail Samantha Buran.

Carbondale, IN, USA

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Forest-Foraged Feast

The Indiana Forest Alliance presents:

+ a one-of-a kind meal to benefit IFA, prepared by award-winning Chef Peter Fulgenzi showcasing the wildest edible treasures straight from Indiana’s forests
+ forest foods foraged by Summer Cooper
+ silent auction

Limit: 120 guests / $150 per person (all tax-deductible)

Click here to purchase a ticket on Eventbrite.

DATE: Sunday, July 29 / PLACE: Atrio, in Carmel: 11700 N. Illinois St.

All proceeds benefit the mission of the Indiana Forest Alliance: preserving and restoring Indiana’s native hardwood ecosystem for the enjoyment of all. IFA led the charge to save Crown Hill North Woods and works across the state defending our public forests for the good of people and wildlife.

Support the forest cause and enjoy an unforgettable meal…


Patron Sponsors

Sustaining Sponsors


Thomas J. Pearson, Inc.


Friend Sponsors

EM Design


Review the sponsor benefits here and contact Samantha at

11700 North Illinois Street, Carmel, IN, USA

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