Outdoor Explore! 2024

Tippecanoe County Amphitheater
4449 State Road 43 N., West Lafayette, IN 47906
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Outdoor Explore!: A Beyond Your Backyard Sampler" is a free, all-ages community event that strives to connect people with a wide range of outdoor pursuits through participatory activities at booths staffed by experts in their outdoor hobby.
Outdoor Explore! is sponsored by Tippecanoe County Park & Recreation Department. For further information contact Naturalist Mary Cutler at (765)567-2993 or mcutler@tippecanoe.in.gov
The event takes place at two venues, the Tippecanoe County Amphitheater in West Lafayette and Bicentennial Nature Area in Lafayette (just a 10 minute drive distant from the Amphitheater).
Events at the Amphitheater include:
Disc Golf
Astronomy
Indiana Master Naturalist
Canine Sports
Forestry
Bee Keeping
Bicycle Test Drive, Maintenance, and Mountain Biking
Tent Camping and Glamping
Leave No Trace
Nature Inspired Art
Outdoor Photography
Yoga in Nature
Geocaching
Native Gardening
Outdoor Cooking
Hiking & Backpacking
Archery
Woods on Wheels Forestry Trailer
Gibson’s Shaved Ice
El Mata Antojos Food Truck
FREE Weinie Roast
 
Events at Bicentennial Nature Area Include:
Fishing and Fish Filleting
Canine Water Rescue and Canine Water Retrieval
Paddle Sports
Birding
Water Safety
Animal Tracking
Walking Sticks
Kayak Fishing
Orienteering
Rollin’ in Dough Food Truck
FREE Weenie Roast