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Brown County State Park

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Open Now: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Lots of activities for all to enjoy

This is a great family park. The hotel is great and has a wonderful indoor water park. They have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Venice, Florida
Great place for Short or Long term camping

We have used this park several times as an overnight stop during long distant trips. This time we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin
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  • Poor1%
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“nature center”(84 reviews)
“fire tower”(27 reviews)
Nicknamed the "Little Smokies" because of the area's resemblance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Brown County encompasses nearly 16,000 acres of rugged hills, ridges and fog-shrouded ravines. Glaciers from the most recent ice ages stopped short of the...more
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West Gate _ 1405 S.R. 46W, Nashville, IN 47448
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great family park. The hotel is great and has a wonderful indoor water park. They have horseback riding and hiking trails. There is an outdoor pool as well. Lots of shelter houses for group gatherings.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We have used this park several times as an overnight stop during long distant trips. This time we enjoyed a 4 day stay the week before Labor Day. The Park was virtually empty with most campers being the large rig seasonal type. Our site was...More

Thank pete6179
Reviewed 3 days ago

Whether you like to hike, bike, camp, swim or ride horses you can find something to do in Brown County State Park. The Little Gem restaurant is also a great place for lunch or dinner and the buffet always has a nice variety. If you...More

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Brown County State Park over the Labor Day Weekend and had a great time. The park is beautiful and has amazing scenic lookouts. Whether you like horseback riding, hiking or biking, you'll enjoy this park.

1  Thank roberthS5595RU
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Church Retreat for 260 people using Abe Martin Lodge and cabins for 3 days and 2 nights. Good service with okay food and the park is great with Nashville close by. This is our third retreat at this location and have planned another one.

1  Thank tlcrockett2323
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here since I was a kid for over 50 years. Beautiful vistas, great places for picnics. Love this place.

1  Thank cdna85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Brown County State Park when we visited Southern Indiana. The park is beautiful. The Park Ranger was pleasant and very informative. The Abe Martin Lodge is amazing. We hiked trail #2 (about 2 miles). Much of this trail was created during the depression...More

Thank Kerry F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Has lodge with dinner buffet, wifi, country store, swimming pool, hiking trails, nature center. We camped in RV. Shower houses clean with plenty of hot water

Thank amcox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brown Countyj State Park is beautiful all seasons Something for everyone. Many nice look-outs. Lodge is beautiful. Good food in dining room.

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights trailer camping and were very pleasantly surprised. Some portions of the campground have nicely dispersed sites that only have electrical hookups but are very natural and peaceful. There's an excellent nature center, a small country store, and a beautiful hotel on...More

Thank Patricia M
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Heidi M
April 9, 2018|
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Response from Richard C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are many trails that are close to the campgrounds. Google "brown county state park hiking map", it will be the first hit. Have fun!
Steve J
February 12, 2018|
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Response from Doug B | Property representative |
The daily admission fee is $7.00 per Indiana licensed vehicle, and $9.00 per out-of-state vehicle. The daily fee is good until 11:00 PM. You may leave the park and re-enter on the same day as long as you hang on to your... More
October 22, 2017|
Response from SavantIII_11 | Reviewed this property |
We visited Oct 12 with some color. Fall color is tricky this year. Please do call the park.