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Address: Martinsville, IN
Phone Number: 765-342-4026
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Relaxing spot between Bloomington and Indy

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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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.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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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 

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indiana
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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 

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Anderson, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 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 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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.

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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!

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Martinsville, Indiana, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 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 

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Martinsville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Morgan-Monroe State Forest's boundaries are almost adjacent to ours. It's mostly just forest, with the remains of old settlements still visible in places. Some great folklore is associated with Morgan-Monroe, too, with some pretty great ghost stories.

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Martinsville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Love driving through this forest especially in the fall. Enjoy riding my cycle there, very little traffic.

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Martinsville, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Has some of our favorite nearby picnic spots. The last time we had one was in October. Multiple picnic areas with both shelter houses (which can be reserved for large groups) and individual tables under the trees or in the sunshine. Fishing, hiking, and camping. Some hunting areas in season. Ignore the silly woman who was afraid of ghost stories... More 

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Additional Information about Morgan-Monroe State Forest

Address: Martinsville, IN
Phone Number: 765-342-4026
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Martinsville
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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