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“Excellent hiking trails”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Pokagon State Park

Pokagon State Park
Ranked #1 of 7 things to do in Angola
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Pokagon is an Indiana State Park located in Angola, Indiana, on the shores of Lake James. Pokagon has both electric and non-electric campsites, as well as a youth tent area and group camp. There a two swiming beaches at Pokagon along with miles of hiking trails, a bike trail, a Nature Center open daily and the Potawatomi Inn and Conference Center. In the winter, Pokagon is home to a refrigerated toboggan run. Because of it is refrigerated, it does not need snow to go and is open from the day after Thanksgiving until the last weekend in February.
Angola, Indiana
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34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Excellent hiking trails”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Pokagon is one of the nicest state parks. It has 9 walking trails varying in the difficulty. It also has the nicest staff in the Nature Center and through out the park. If you are not able to stay at the park, it least spend the day. No matter what time of the year you will find all kinds of things to do.

Visited June 2014
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Angola, Indiana
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137 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Nature”
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Looking for a place to escape the hectic pace of a busy life look no further than Pokagon State Park. Nature, view, activities and family fun.

Visited July 2013
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Geneva, Switzerland
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great family reunion location!”
Reviewed 12 June 2014

My extended family reunion was held here and we all had a great time. The lake is beautiful for kayaking and swimming. The ice cream in the snack bar was excellent. The food in the restaurants was also good. The hikes around the park and the nature center were very nice. The fire pit was a nice spot to enjoy conversation and s'mores after dark. The room was large and comfortable with all the usual amenities. The staff was friendly and helpful. All in all and perfect place to relax and be with family and friends.

Visited July 2013
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Lititz, PA
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72 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Unusually Nice State Park”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

The hotel is vintage 1950s-1960s, rustic. The room was small but fully equipt, and the facility is huge with a large number of amenities (coffee in lobby, ping-pong, fitness center, Internet, beach, hiking trails, basketball). The staff were friendly, and the food in the restaurant was fair. There are attractions and restaurants in the area, some quite nice. Overall: solid value, close to interstate filled with things to do. Don't miss the Bison farm-educational!

Visited June 2014
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Crown Point, Indiana
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138 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“best nature center in a State Park”
Reviewed 3 June 2014

this nature center is wonderful! especially because of the staff
Fred is so helpful and you learn a lot answers all your questions!
love to watch the birds! the park has a beautiful lake where you can go swimming boating fishing or just sit and look at. few short trails a bike trail, when the snow comes or just say winter you can ice fish or go sledding. wonderful park for all ages. nice camp ground too!

Visited September 2013
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