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Clifty Falls State Park

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Address: Madison, IN
Phone Number: (812) 273-8885
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This scenic area, known for its hiking, has beautiful waterfalls and a...

This scenic area, known for its hiking, has beautiful waterfalls and a canyon.

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Peaceful and New Blacktop

We've been to Clifty Falls State Park many times. The roads have just been resurfaced and everything was well kept. It was a peaceful drive through the park and any area we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Rick O
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been to Clifty Falls State Park many times. The roads have just been resurfaced and everything was well kept. It was a peaceful drive through the park and any area we stopped at was an enjoyable time. We stayed at the inn which was clean and updated.

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Central Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clifty Falls State Park is a beautiful park, but keep in mind that almost every trail is rugged. Lots of up & down hiking to gorges and overlooks. There are 4 waterfalls, all of which were down to trickles this time of year. Still lots of fun hikes, some of which include creek stomping in the creek. Lovely inn with... More 

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Toledo, Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Indiana is a rare state that charges for the land that the people own.. that said I avoid almost all state parks in Indiana... stick with Ohio day trips.. I just wanted to see the pretty falls..

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Garrett, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

On our recent getaway to Madison, we spent a few hours hiking at Clifty Falls and the views were breathtaking! It is a beautiful park with a lot to offer.

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Wilkinson, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friday afternoon was quiet and peaceful. Walked to some of the waterfalls and enjoyed the afternoon.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You won't believe you're in Indiana! The hiking and scenery is great, the people are friendly and the inn is charming. If you want a get away that truly feels like you're getting away, try Clifty Falls. Really a beautiful state park and amazing hiking.

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Thank Ml S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is well worth the travel and is gorgeous! If you are out of shape or have any other health related issues, don't hike the rugged trails. Make sure you stop at clifty in and look t the view from behind the hotel or in the observation hallway of the hotel. Also, stop at all the over looks, the... More 

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Carmel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful place to end the day after hiking in, or exploring, the park. The rooms, we had a suite with view of river, are clean and comfortable. The nice thing about the lodge is that there is an on site dining room, so if you are too tired to drive into Madison, you can enjoy a meal and walk back... More 

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Kokomo, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took our 3 kids ages 9, 7, and 7 hiking Labor Day Weekend. This was their first time as well as my husbands first time to Clifty Falls. We had a picnic and then started out on trail 7 which was a nice hike. After we relaxed and used the restrooms we decided to go on to trail 8, as... More 

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Indianapolis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best part of the park to us was the overlook room which is on the south side of the Clifty Lodge -- you don't have to stay at the Lodge to go here. The view of the Ohio River from the overlook room is spectacular,

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