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No entrance fee and decent trails

No entrance fee is a plus for any forestry area. This is a great place not too far from Indy to... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2018
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Great visit

We were looking for a new place to explore and found this. Great drive today as the fall colors... read more

Reviewed October 21, 2017
Westfield, Indiana
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

No entrance fee is a plus for any forestry area. This is a great place not too far from Indy to enjoy picnics, hiking, biking and walking your pups. It’s more of a forestry area than a park. There are some picnic, camping, fishing holes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for something to do in the forestry you won't find it here. One tiny playground and a fire tower. Waste of time and fuel.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Jerry S
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a new place to explore and found this. Great drive today as the fall colors are starting to change. Roads could use some patching, but they don't appear to get too much use. Lots of cars at the trailheads, but we...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank NeverUnpacked
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Good place to stay if you do not want Amenities and have your kids be able to enjoy hiking and nature

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Alexander W
Reviewed September 12, 2017

The drive thru is very scenic with a small play ground about 1/2 way. There is some rough camping and many hiking trails. No entry fee!! Small lake with fishing nearby.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank RipTideTrash
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

Nice 10 mile wooded loop hike. Mostly gently rolling. Two areas did not care for was gravel road near the beginning and again near the end. But great training hike. Looked like nice back country campsites. Odd that there seemed to be people taking up...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Donna S
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

If you like Brown County State Park but don't want to pay to enter, this is the place to go. Trails vary in length and difficulty; each are nice. Wife and I did the Low Gap trail. First half was very beautiful. Map says the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank man_of_amy
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

Great natural area to backpack, hike, fish and picnic. A much hidden treasures in South central Indiana.

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Ann J
Reviewed September 30, 2016

This is a wonderful place to visit. Keep in mind it is a state Forest and Hunting is going on in the fall of the year. However this is a great place to hike, bike or just take in the fall colors. This area is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed September 13, 2016

nice place to visit in the fall when leaves are turning,lots of nice areas to picnic, play ground for kids to play,two lakes to fish,lots of hiking trails.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank James S
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