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Creek Water Level

Sugar Creek Water Level

Always check the water level before venturing out on the creek.  The normal creek level is 1.5 to 2 ft, and only experienced canoeist should be on the creek at levels between 2.5 and 3 ft.  Levels greater than 3 ft are dangerous and too high for canoeing.

Kids, Canoes & Crinoids

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Eighteen area youth, and eighteen adults, participated in Friends of Sugar Creek's educational program on July 20, 2019 to learn about the habitat, biology, geology, history, and beauty of Sugar Creek.

Canoe Race

Canoe Race

The 2018 Friends of Sugar Creek Canoe Race was a huge success with more than 50 participants.  Unfortunately, the 2019 Canoe Race was rained out on two consecutive dates, but will be held again in May 2020.

Sugar Creek Nature Trail

Sugar Creek Nature Trail

The Sugar Creek Nature Trail is located just north of downtown Crawfordsville, the interpretive signage for the Nature Trail was a Friends of Sugar Creek project.

Sugar Creek Currents

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Doug Calish reviews Friends of Sugar Creek's second annual "Kids, Canoes, and Crinoids" program, an educational float trip down the creek for kids.

Turn In A Poacher/Polluter

Turn In A Poacher/Polluter

Turn in a Poacher, Inc. (TIP) is a non-profit conservation organization that protects our fish and wildlife resources by increasing public support and involvement in bringing violators to justice.