Athletic, picture challenge set up at Chain O’Lakes State Park

first_imgIndianaLocalNews Facebook Athletic, picture challenge set up at Chain O’Lakes State Park By 95.3 MNC – June 21, 2020 0 351 (Photo supplied/Indiana State Parks) Chain O’Lakes State Park has created the sixth challenge at Indiana State Parks and the first that is water-based.The park’s 9 Lake Challenge tests paddlers by having them cross the park’s nine connected kettle lakes, a feat that covers a total of 5 miles. Those who complete the challenge will get a free sticker that says “I paddled the chain!” and can purchase a challenge T-shirt at the park office.The 9 Lake Challenge consists of paddling from Sucker Lake to Miller Lake, either all at one time or in sections. Paddle trail maps can be picked up at the park’s boat rental or headquarters. The challenge usually takes two to three hours to complete. Paddlers must take nine photos, one at each lake, and show them to park staff to prove they completed the challenge. The nine photos are:Sucker Lake: Photo with Paddle Trail Mile 0 signLong Lake: Photo of Wagon Wheel at rampDock Lake: Photo of park headquarters on the hillBowen Lake: Selfie on the lakeSand Lake: Photo of the beach or evidence of beaversWeber Lake: Channel selfie going into Weber LakeMud Lake: Photo of Canoe Camp bridgeRivir Lake: Landscape photoMiller Lake: Completion photoChain’s challenge joins challenges at five other state parks: 3 Dune Challenge at Indiana Dunes, 4 Falls Challenge at Clifty Falls, 5 Mile Challenge at Turkey Run, 6 Ravine Challenge at Shades and Hell’s Point Challenge, which covers 8 miles, at Pokagon. Google+ Google+ Previous articleBody believed to be apparent drowning victim located in St. Joseph RiverNext articleIt’s now easier to report a civil rights violation 95.3 MNCNews/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel is your breaking news and weather station for northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan. Twitter Pinterest Twitter WhatsApp Facebook WhatsApp Pinterestlast_img read more