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DNR offering veterans and active-duty military free admission ON wEDNESDAY

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources is offering veterans and active-duty military free admission to state parks, reservoirs, state forests, and state off-road vehicle riding areas on Wednesday, Nov. 11.


“We appreciate the sacrifices and service of our veterans and active-duty military and look forward to recognizing them with a day to explore some of the best outdoor places in our state,” said Terry Coleman, director of Indiana State Parks.


Veterans and military personnel should present ID or evidence of military service at the entrance gate.


For proof of military status, gate attendants will accept:


DD 214 discharge papers

Veteran license plates (Ex-POW, Purple Heart, Disabled Hoosier Veteran, Navy Veteran, etc.)

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Disability Award Letter

Veterans hunting and fishing license

Documents showing veterans benefits with veteran's name on document

Any other certificate or verification letter or form that establishes past or present military service