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Clifty Falls State Park

Madison, IN
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Ranked #3 of 13 Attractions in Madison
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks
Activities: Biking, Hiking
Description: This scenic area, known for its hiking, has beautiful waterfalls and a canyon.
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New Albany, Indiana
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60 reviews 60 reviews
47 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 NEW

The park is pretty, especially in the fall. If you live close by, it would be a nice place to go for picnics and outdoor parties. There are also some good trails for hiking. If you are coming just for the waterfalls, I think you will be disappointed. It is hard to get a good view of any of them... More

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Madison, Indiana
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69 reviews 69 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Clifty Falls State Park is gorgeous! It is one of our favorite places to go geocaching. I'm so glad to have such a lovely place in our town.

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Lafayette, Indiana
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54 reviews 54 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Loved the variety of trails, and the views. Many waterfalls to be scene, but at times treacherous parts of the trails for kids. Creek bed trail would be great if we'd brought our mud boots. Can't wait to go back.

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Anderson, Indiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A hawk soaring overhead and the fall colors added to the incredible views of the falls. Excellent variety of plants and animals to see. For people who cannot hike there are easy trails and wonderful scenery from the car. We did not have time for the nature center or the Inn. I hope we can return and spend a weekend.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This park has a lot to offer campers, hikers and nature-lovers. It's much bigger than you realize and the vistas and natural surroundings are worth the visit, even if you just drive through.

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Indianapolis, IN
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69 reviews 69 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This park is one of our favorite's. From the lodge, to the campground, the trails, the staff, the maintenance, and the beauty.. it is ALL incredible! We have gone back for years. We absolutely love it here! Don't miss it.

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Springfield, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What an incredible place of beauty! Paths were well marked & the scenery is breathtaking! Can't wait to return!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We have visited many state park lodges and the food here is always hot (or cold) and of very good quality. You just can't beat it!

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Indiana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This was our first visit back since hurricane strength storms took out trees and trails a number of years ago. We were impressed with the trail upgrades near big and little Clifty Falls. However, we were disappointed with the dead end block wall and lack of fall views due to summer foliage. Loved the bridge across Tunnel Fall. Really wish... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Hiking and swimming are about the only things you can do here .No water or lake ,no golf course ,and too expensive.

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