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Brown County State Park

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Brown County State Park

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Dean_G_Bloomington wrote a review Dec 2020
Bloomington, Illinois44 contributions11 helpful votes
This park has something for everyone. Saddle trails, bike trails, hiking, camping, cabins, a lodge, and beautiful scenery! One of my favorite places anywhere. Nearby in Nashville are all the craft and antique stores, but tbh it’s been a tourist trap for a long time. Still love the food and some of the shops though! Any time of year is great to visit, but if you’re taking in the fall foliage, avoid weekends if possible, by noon or so it’s incredibly crowded during peak weekends. But you can still enjoy yourself if you get to the park 8-9 am and spend a couple of hours driving to all the overlooks. Then find a trail to hike. Most people are just driving from spot to spot. Better yet go during the week, and stay on grounds for a couple days. No crowds to speak of, and it’s just so much more enjoyable.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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SeeingAmericabycar wrote a review Nov 2020
Chesterton, Indiana42 contributions12 helpful votes
We hiked around Ogle Lake on a beautiful warm early November day. It was a great time. It is listed as moderate in the guide and that seems accurate. My four yr old granddaughter led our expedition and let us know when stairs or a bridge was ahead. We had our 2 yr old granddaughter also and in some parts she needed to be carried but managed most of it pretty easily. The lake is beautiful and we saw turtles and plenty of chipmunks. Very enjoyable for all.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Jcwillia1 wrote a review Nov 2020
Saint John, Indiana92 contributions15 helpful votes
We visited this park on a Monday morning when almost no one else was around. It was enjoyable enough - the west point lookout is quite a view. We did pay $7 for in state visitors. The reason I don't give it five stars is that many of the trails were narrow such that my wife and I could not walk side by side and also the trails were not marked consistently enough, leaving my wife and to wonder whether we were still approaching our target or whether we had gotten lost. Overall very good.
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Date of experience: November 2020
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melissakg1 wrote a review Oct 2020
Omaha, Nebraska34 contributions18 helpful votes
We had a nice, easy hike around Strahl Lake! Great fall day with fall colors, an easy drive through the park, lots of overlooks. Great wildlife viewing; we saw a giraffe and a fox on Halloween ; ) Bonus: the cleanest bathrooms I’ve ever used in a park!
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Date of experience: November 2020
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America the Beautiful wrote a review Oct 2020
Wisconsin9 contributions1 helpful vote
Rented one of the duplex cabins. The setting is beautiful in the woods. These cabin are only a few years old,clean,nicely furnished. The beds could be a tad firmer for me but I guess that's a personal choice. They have fire pits for each cabin and free firewood. Who doesn't like a campfire. The water park in included in the room price.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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