Connecting the environment of the ancient past with the natural and cultural history of yesterday and today.



Group Volunteering and Service Learning Projects

at the Falls of the Ohio State Park


Volunteers help us keep the park clean.       High school and college students provide valuable help throughout the year.

     River Sweep volunteer group is ready to go!      College students from IUS pull garlic mustard.

The Falls of the Ohio State Park is a great place for scouts, school, college and civic groups to tackle service learning activities.

What do we need?

Volunteers work in gardenAnytime:

Trash pick up on fossil beds, trails and public areas

Invasive plants removal from our woods

Weeding flower beds

Trail clean-up / maintenance

Volunteers are critical for our festivalsScheduled:

Set up and Breakdown of special events

Sign-up for the Ohio River Sweep


Bulletin boards need rehabbing every few yearsMore Complex (i.e. Eagle Scout-type projects):

Helping us develop self-contained scout activities.

Rehab of bulletin boards

Photographing flora and fauna for our interactive web-based brochures

Videos and activities for our website

Developing activities for special events (as guided by park or foundation



Contact us for more information:

812-280-9970 and ask for Kelley or Alan

Or e-mail us at:


Created May 5, 2010, updated January 13, 2015