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Explore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat

2620 Valley Branch Rd, Nashville, IN 47448-8923
+1 812-988-7750
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Exciting ATV Tour

My husband and I were celebrating our anniversary in Brown County and scheduled an ATV Tour at... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2014
Noblesville, Indiana

October is the perfect time to take the tour. The fall scenery is beautiful and our guide Mike was... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2014
Angy B
Marion, Indiana
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Explore Brown County is a 1000 acre adventure retreat. We offer Zip-Line Canopy Tours, 80 acres of Paintball Fields, 30 miles of Mountain Biking and Hiking Trails, Guided ATV tours, Primitive Camping, Electric/ Water Sites, and Full Hook-up Sites, Cabin Rentals, a Fishing Lake, and a Banquet Hall. We are open year-round, you can checkout our website for details on closings and possible weather related closings. We also have rentals for the day or hour for boats, canoes, paddle boats, fishing poles and much more. All lake activities are seasonal March 1 - Nov 1 each year.
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2620 Valley Branch Rd, Nashville, IN 47448-8923
+1 812-988-7750
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Reviewed November 9, 2014

My husband and I were celebrating our anniversary in Brown County and scheduled an ATV Tour at Explore Brown County for an afternoon. We had an absolutely great time. It was my first time to ride an ATV and Gary, our guide, did an outstanding...More

1  Thank JPogue
Reviewed November 4, 2014

October is the perfect time to take the tour. The fall scenery is beautiful and our guide Mike was exceptional. A small problem with our reservation but they worked out the details and it was a great time!

1  Thank Angy B
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Had friends from out of town and was looking for something to do on a cold November 1st night. Bill and Tim our Zip guides did an outstanding job. Our friends had zipped in Costa Rica and preferred these lines over that zip. The crisp...More

1  Thank Kat B
Reviewed November 4, 2014

We had a great time with the kids. We just went on three lines to get the kids over there fear of it all. After the first one we were all hooked. Can't wait to go back for more!

1  Thank Matt S
Reviewed November 2, 2014

We surprised our two teenage daughters with a zip lining trip at Explore Brown County. I originally called a less expensive local zip lining outfit but was not impressed with their limited available times and lack of phone friendliness. The staff at Explore were friendly...More

1  Thank HotChocolate3022
Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I went to visit brown county and decided to go zip lining for the first time. The gentleman at Explore Brown County were very professional with much attention to safety. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience.

1  Thank Bruce S
Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

My boyfriend and I came down for the weekend just to getaway. We did just that and more :) Gary really showed us a good time!! He was very helpful and also taught me many different things throughout those 2 hours! I would definitely recommend...More

2  Thank Amanda P
Reviewed October 25, 2014

We really enjoyed our excursion! Gary, our guide, did a great job of educating us on the workings of the buggy and how to best follow him. Both my kids (13 and 11) loved it! This worked better for us than ATVs, as we have...More

1  Thank TCCards1990
Reviewed October 21, 2014

The ziplines were fun, guides were good, but where were the zombies?? False advertising on their part.More

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Gary B, General Manager at Explore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2014

Zombielover, Sorry you missed our Zombies! Most days in October they are lurking somewhere on the zip lines. If not a Zombie, surely you saw a Super Hero who had come to save the day? I was told that both your guides were in costume....More

Reviewed October 20, 2014

My wife and I had a great time ziplining for the first time! Doug and Shelley made it seem really effortless and it was! They were both calm and experienced which made our experience worth the money we paid. They were very cautious and meticulous...More

1  Thank Hal B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are zip lines safe for seniors?
February 23, 2017|
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Response from Gary B | Property representative |
Honestly, it depends on the individual. The most strenuous work involved with zip lining is a single flight of stairs, a step ladder, and a 1/4 mile hike from the end back to the beginning. If it helps, we've had a 91 year... More
Justin W
Can you use your own jeep on the trail tours?
January 12, 2017|
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Response from Gary B | Property representative |
Thanks famfoodie! Like they said, we unfortunately don't let you bring your own jeep. If you have your own ATV, you could use it for our guided tours. It has to be 600 cc's or less, a utility model, and it can't have a hand... More
Carolyn M
What are the charges for the activities?
November 5, 2016|
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Response from Justin H | Reviewed this property |
the costs vary with amount of people and activities that you do. you get what you pay for between the staff and activity.