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Address: Martinsville, IN
Phone Number: 765-342-4026
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8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Great Hiking

Beautiful place to walk, check out the scenery and wild life. Not a busy place but really enjoy the outdoors here!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Diane K
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English first
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful place to walk, check out the scenery and wild life. Not a busy place but really enjoy the outdoors here!

Thank Diane K
Tampa, Florida
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72 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We are not from this area and we were wanting a nice place to see some fall color. This area did not disappoint. Our kids enjoyed the playground. We weren't sure what to expect because the entrance we used had a very rough road but it eventually got smoothed out a bit.

Thank MarcellaTaylor
Martinsville, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We love to hike and drive thru the Forest. It is beautiful. Very clean and peaceful. The out houses are pretty clean as well. I have observed maintenance man picking up trash along the roadside in the past.

Thank travellite480
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a great hike (or drive) through a managed hardwood forest. Several ponds provide fishing opportunities, numerous trails for hiking/biking, and a clean campground with playgrounds.

Thank Gregory M
Bloomington, Indiana
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49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I grew up with this forestry in my back yard. But I still visit it often. I have been hiking all over it through the years. The best part about it; finding neat old stuff randomly. Last summer while hiking through the forest with my kids, we came across what appeared to be a foundation of a house from who... More 

Thank Jenna D
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We love this place. The trails are well maintained and quiet...no crowds! Because you don't see a lot of people, I don't go alone. There is cell service in most areas. Although we have only hiked at the forestry, I believe they have camping, paved roads for biking, possibly hunting, shelter houses and two cabins to rent (one small and... More 

Thank emptykitchen
Anderson, Indiana
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99 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We visited the Morgan-Monroe State Forest for our anniversary hiking trip this year. We chose this location because it was close, we had not been here before, and we knew we could hike both trails in two days. All total (including walking down to the lakes and other off-trail jots) there are 22-ish rugged hiking miles within two trails: The... More 

2 Thank GrayCatVintage
Indianapolis, Indiana
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45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

A great picnic place, but don't expect accomidations. Camping is primitive, no showers, or much of anything, but nature. So it might bore some, and refresh others. Plan to bring what you need, and enjoy natural Indiana.

2 Thank Mindach8
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68 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

Visited on a weekend - no crowds! Miles of trails, ample parking, nothing but nature. There are 3 lakes near the area and a trail that will take you to all. Great picnic facilities as well. Will definitely be back!

1 Thank Kazakboy
Martinsville, Indiana, United States
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101 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

MMSF has great opportunities for hikers, photographers, campers, hunters, cyclists, and others. The area is hilly and covered with native hardwoods. Hiking trails run from short to very long, from easy to difficult. While there are lakes in the main MMSF area, such as Cherry and Bryant Creek, they are lack-luster for fishing. They are hit heavily every weekend. Perhaps... More 

1 Thank Alan G

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