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Clifty Falls State Park

Madison, IN
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Ranked #3 of 12 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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Louisville, Kentucky
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We took our children and dogs to camp for the weekend and had a nice time. Great campground and they kept the grounds very clean. Pool was closed when we visited during our visit. The trails are nice.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We have camped here numerous times. Love everything about the campgrounds, except for the showers. How can you take a decent shower - after hiking the trails - when you have to hit the button every 10 seconds. Very difficult to give a child a shower. Please set a decent amount of time for the shower to stay on. Our... More

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Wilder, Kentucky
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We came to the park to walk some trails. Most of the trails are pretty difficult to navigate, but the views are nice. Waterfalls aren't at their peak in July, but we did see one nice one. Would like to return in the spring. We didn't stay in the lodge but stopped by to take a look. It is beautiful!

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Franklin, Indiana, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We hiked a couple of trails and enjoyed the scenery. But, the copperhead snakes were plentiful. We ran across 14 in total. remember, if you see one there are several more around. I know this is not the parks fault, and snakes are going to found in areas like this. Just be careful and remember, never step over a log--step... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Great hiking trails but not for the whimpy. Be prepared with good hiking shoes. If you love to hike you'll love these trails.

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Lititz, Pennsylvania, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

we hiked trails 2 5 6 7 8 ... trail 2 is the water bed a lot of rocks and wet shoes but was fun to do . not for easy tiring people . trail 8 was a nice hike but no water falls or atleast none you could photo. the two big falls are on trail 7 great park... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
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59 reviews 59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

beautiful state park, great trails, pretty gorge and falls. the parking lot collector implied there are car break ins here so don't leave stuff in sight of potential thieves. i only wish hikers wouldn't leave so much trash behind...a real shame, people.

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cincinnati, oh
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The park was so pretty. I think the trails are more for people who are in shape because most were very steep. The falls were visible and very pretty. The park was very clean.

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Madison, Indiana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Great park for hiking, picnic, family time. The park is well maintained, but there are no trash cans that we could find. Trails are well marked and our favorite is the one that winds along the creek bed. Big Clifty and Little Clifty falls are musts after a good rain. There is a charge to enter during the summer/fall, but... More

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Albion, Indiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We spent a week at the Cliffty Falls Inn and Cliffty Falls State Park. The rooms are spacious, clean and well appointed. The river view rooms are beautiful and the staff and food at the inn are excellent. We had a respite from the hectic world at Cliffty Falls. We highly recommend it and if you are lucky enough to... More

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