TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) — In an effort to highlight conservation and recreation, RiverScape is teaming up with multiple community organizations to host the 4th annual Explore Wabashiki Day. 

The event will take place on September 30 with several activities for all ages and abilities and programs to participate in throughout the day. Attendees can look forward to a bike ride through the Wabashiki starting at 8:00 a.m. and from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. children can participate in everything from a run/walk, bike rides, rock and pumpkin painting, scavenger hunts, and prizes. There will also be food and water available at the event. 

“Explore Wabashiki Day is to be packed full of fun activities that showcase the Wabashiki Wetlands, educate, and provide free food,” RiverScape Board Member and Explore Wabashiki Organizer Michael Shaw explained.

Explore Wabashiki will take place near the eastern banks of the Wabashiki near 65 S Schley Pl, West Terre Haute, IN 47885. Those interested in the full itinerary can find it online at the Wabash RiverScape Explore Wabashiki webpage.

The list of total community sponsors and participants to make Explore Wabashiki happen is listed below:

  • Duke Energy
  • Emily’s Walk
  • Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department
  • Purdue Extension
  • Soil-Max
  • Wabash Valley Crew
  • Indiana Bowhunters Association
  • Swope Art Museum
  • Crossroads Cyclery
  • Sugar Creek Fire Department,
  • Wabashiki Turtle Research and Rescue
  • Hoosier Herpetological Society 
  • West Vigo Fishing Team/ Vigo County Fishing Teams
  • Old 40 Farm, 
  • Camp Navigate
  • Indiana DNR
  • Indiana Department of Transportation,
  • ISU Environment & Earth Sciences Dept.
  • Vigo County Public Library