Are you ready for the awe-inspiring celestial event of the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024? It's just nine months away, and now is the time to start planning your experience. Indiana offers nearly 60 DNR-managed properties that fall within the path of totality, stretching from the southwest to the northeast. Don't miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!

On April 8, 2024, Indiana will be in the path of totality. Set your calendars for this momentous occasion! The eclipse will commence around 10:42 am central standard time and continue until approximately 3:52 pm central standard time, with the point of totality expected around 1:17 pm central standard time. The countdown has begun!

To make the most of the eclipse, check out the list of DNR-managed properties at These locations offer prime viewing spots and are perfect for experiencing the breathtaking phenomenon. But hurry, overnight accommodations at inns and cabins are filling up quickly. Don't worry though, because starting in October, you can reserve your spot for eclipse camping at

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If you prefer a more comfortable stay, you can explore the availability of cabins at Harmonie State Park, Lincoln State Park, McCormick's Creek State Park, Shakamak State Park, or Whitewater Memorial State Park at Alternatively, visit or call 877-LODGES-1 for information on inn rooms, cabins at Brown County State Park or Turkey Run, or houses at Fort Harrison State Park.


Stay up-to-date with the latest information by visiting and following the official Twitter account (@INTotalEclipse). Get insider tips, eclipse timings, and more to ensure you don't miss a moment of this spectacular event.

Don't let this incredible event pass you by. Plan your total solar eclipse experience in Indiana now. Reserve your accommodations, mark your calendars, and prepare to witness nature's most mesmerizing show. Remember to protect your eyes with proper eclipse glasses for a safe and unforgettable viewing experience.

[Source: Indiana Department of Natural Resources]

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