Parke County

One of the best things about our beloved Hoosier state is its hidden treasures and sweet surprises at every turn. Parke County, located about an hour and a half directly west of Indianapolis on U.S. 36, is one of Indiana’s greatest treasures, with its 31 covered bridges, Turkey Run State Park and mouthwatering tenderloins. Summer time includes lake days at Raccoon Lake SRA, hiking at Turkey Run State Park, outdoor adventures, shopping and much more! Fall leads you to watching the leaves change to vibrant hues of orange and yellows while breathing in fresh air filled with nature's natural aromas or taking scenic drives dominated by beautiful views of rolling hills to experience small-town fun filled with local artisans. Indiana’s Grand Canyon Of The Midwest Looks Even More Spectacular In the Winter. Turkey Run State Park has been called the “Grand Canyon of the Midwest”. The pristine sandstone walls of the gorges represent more than 300 million years of hard work by Mother Nature.

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By The Numbers

16,946
total population
$52,618
median income

Population Breakdown

The Perfect Place to Put Down Roots

B-
school system grade
$88,900
median home cost

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