Brown County State Park

Brown County State Park

Brown County State Park

Brown County State Park, Nashville, IN, 47448


(812) 988-6406

About Brown County State Park

Indiana's Largest State Park!

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 “hills o’ Brown,” but their meltwaters helped create the narrow ridges, steep slopes and deep gullies of Brown County State Park. Indiana’s largest park is a traditional fall color hot spot, with nearly 20 miles of tree-lined roads and many scenic vistas overlooking miles of uninterrupted forestland.

The park’s rustic Abe Martin Lodge offers accommodations that include hotel rooms, cabins, dining and conference facilities and an indoor water park. Large campgrounds, hiking and mountain biking trails, interpretive services, a saddle barn for guided horse rides and a separate horseman campground with 70 miles of horse trails are some of the things that make Brown County State Park popular year-round.

Upcoming Events

Free Fishing and National Trails Day at the Brown County State Park Jun 06, 2015
Midwest Women's Mountain Bike Clinic Jun 12, 2015
Pollination Day at the Nature Center Jun 20, 2015
"Smokey Safety Day" at the Nature Center Jul 18, 2015
Brown County Survivor Sep 06, 2015
Environmental Good Turn Day Sep 19, 2015
National Public Lands Day at the Nature Center Sep 26, 2015
Brown County State Park Trick-or-Treat Trail Oct 24, 2015

Brown County Indiana: Escape Comes Naturally