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Address: Martinsville, IN
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Fall Beauty

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 30, 2016
Mark W
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Franklin, Indiana
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Franklin, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 in the hills of Indiana, many steep and demanding hiking trails. There is also many... More 

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Thank Mark W
Martinsville, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank James S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park. My family and I had a nice picnic in one of the many gorgeous spots. Thought it lacked info on where everything was... Trails, ect. Could use more signs or pamphlets.

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Thank MShepard71
Indianapolis, IN
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

A nice hike. It is labeled Tecumseh Trail everywhere and hardly ever labeld Shelter ROck Trail. The stones were too big to walk on comfortably on the first part of the fire road (western side), we went counterclockwise. Maybe start from the main loop on the east and do a down and back

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Thank simpletom
Martinsville, Indiana
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

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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Martinsville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 of 5 bubbles 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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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles 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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