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Address: Martinsville, IN
Phone Number: 765-342-4026
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Great hiking close to civilization

I went to Morgan Monroe for a overnight backpacking trip. Don't really recommend mid summer for hiking or camping due to bugs and normal hot and humid weather. It is a beautiful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
stball
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Martinsville, Indiana
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Martinsville, Indiana
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to Morgan Monroe for a overnight backpacking trip. Don't really recommend mid summer for hiking or camping due to bugs and normal hot and humid weather. It is a beautiful place in the fall. The state forest is not as heavily travelled as State Parks, so you can find a little more solitude. Maps are available online or... More 

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Terre Haute, Indiana
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My grandson and I hiked the Three Lakes Trail July 2016. We started off about 8:00am and did not finish until about 3:00pm. We did stop and spend some time looking through Stepp Cemetery which was really cool. We took it pretty slow and rested along the way and had lunch. The forest was extremely wet, hardly any place to... More 

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Thank Angela C
Martinsville, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Great place to spend the day looking for some tasty Morel mushrooms, when in season! Many great paths and be careful that you don't get lost, it's easy to do! I live not far from the Forest so its a quick trip. If you are really courageous do some reading on the Stepp Cemetery located deep within, most fun alone... More 

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Thank Richard C
Martinsville, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This spot is so peaceful and beautiful. Many trails to be hiked and picnic. Keep a eye open for all the wildlife you can see while out in the woods.

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Thank Kay3555
Knoxville, Tennessee
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28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

This has always been a favorite place to hike and camp for my friends and I. This forest has an abundance of gorgeous hardwood trees, and my favorite- Sassafras. Hidden back a ways is a two-room, wooden cabin for rent. This is a no brainer, but reserve this year for a spot next year, it's that popular. If one is... More 

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Thank fishnhomey
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

There are things to do and small parks. They have out houses for bathrooms but they are clean. There are primitive camp sites for $10 a night. All of these things you will find by accident bc there are not booklets available that I can find.

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Thank Shawnda S
Indiana, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

My hubby and I are attempting to hike 200 miles of trails through the state parks in Indiana but June 2017. We had not been further than the front sign of this state forest. There is no cost to use the forest which surprised us. Currently there is only a small main office by the fire services buildings. The park... More 

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Fremont, California
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203 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

We were really searching for the haunted cemetery that's in the forest. The cemetery is not marked but it actually took us longer to find the forest than the cemetery. The cemetery has taken lots of damage. My wife found a gravestone of a Confederate soldier. She felt this was very strange since Indiana was in the union. My most... More 

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Thank mageith
South Bend, Indiana
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Have been staying in the area and have had a great time walking the park. I like walking down by the streams and checking out all the geodes and various other rocks and also you can try your hand at panning for gold.

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Thank bullstar87
Fishers, Indiana
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Nice variety of hiking trails and primitive camping (Backpacking) is allowed in certain areas. Good selection of campsites along the trails.

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