Sports and Outdoors

Friday, August 9, 2013

Salamonie Lake hosts Riders Rendezvous, Sept. 20-22

From the Indiana Department of Natural Resources:

Saddle up your horses and head to the eighth annual Salamonie Riders Rendezvous, Sept. 20, 21 and 22.

All activities will be in Lost Bridge West State Recreation Area, Horseman’s Campground, Loop A.

Friday evening kicks off at 7:30 p.m. with Dutch oven cobbler and cowboy coffee.

Saturday morning begins with a 10 a.m. leather working class. At 11 a.m. visitors can meet Marry Morrow and Eunice Rush, authors of “Know You, Know Your Horse.” The afternoon will include a plants-and-trees scavenger hunt on horseback or free riding time. A cowboy dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Bring table service and a drink. Advance registration is required for the meal. At 7 p.m., visitors can learn the many uses of common wild plants.

Cowboy Church will be Sunday, 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. Worshipers are encouraged to bring a camp chair for the non-denominational service. The Tack Flea Market, sponsored by the Friends of Upper Wabash Interpretive Services group, will be at 10 a.m. Table space is available for $5. Proceeds from table rental will go to the Friends group.

To register for the Saturday meal, call (260) 468-2127. Camping reservations may be made online at or at 866-622-6746.

The standard entrance fee of $5 per in-state vehicle or $7 per out-of-state vehicle will be in effect.

For more information on other Upper Wabash Interpretive Service programs, see or

Salamonie Lake ( is at 9214 West-Lost Bridge West, Andrews, 46702.

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