Outdoor

Outdoor

Brown County, Indiana offers the best trail system east of the Mississippi!

Anchoring the area's trail systems is Brown County State Park, the largest state park in Indiana. The Park includes more than 25 miles of diverse terrain trails for mountain bikers, runners, and hikers. Want a map of the Brown County State Park trail systems? Click here to purchase a Brown County Mountain Bike Tourism Map for $7.50!
 
Before you visit, make sure you know all the trail systems the area has to offer and do a little research on which one is right for you!
 

     


Upcoming biking, hiking, and running events:


May 9, 2015: Dances with Dirt Trail Run

Test your endurance as you take on a grueling 10k, half marathon, full marathon, 50K, 50 mile, or 100 mile relay with others. Enjoy some BBQ and live music at Mike's Dance Barn when the race is over.

May 30 & 31, 2015: DINO Series - Mountain Bike Race & Trail Run
Join DINO (Do INdiana Off Road) for a trail run on May 30 and a mountain bike race on May 31. Both events take place at the Brown County State Park.

June 12-14, 2015: Midwest Women's Mountain Bike Clinic
An entire weekend of camping, mountain biking, fun and friends! Certified instructors teach riders of all ages and skill levels.

June 20, 2015: Brown County YMCA Firetower 15.3 Duathlon
The Firetower Duathlon is a road run, followed by biking, and topped off with a trail run, all held in the Brown County State Park.

August 7 & 8, 2015: The Goat Ride - Touring Bicycle Ride
Not a race, rather a touring bicycle ride where you can start at your own leisure and travel at your own pace. Various routes will be available ranging in distance from 12 to 116 miles.

August 14-16, 2015: Tour de Upland
A weekend of camping, beer and biking at Camp Framasa in Brown County. 21+ event.

September 20-25, 2015: TRIRI September Escapade
Guides you through scenic and historic southeastern Indiana with overnights 3 state parks: Brown County, Spring Mill, and Clifty Falls. Expect to ride an average of 70 miles a day.

October 10 & 11, 2015: Brown County Epic
Mountain Bike Festival and Epic Ride within the Brown County State Park and Yellowwood State Forest. Enjoy camping, music, beer, food, games, prizes and more. Features 100, 75, 50, and 25-mile routes.

October 24, 2015: Tecumseh Trail Marathon
A 26.2 trail run through Morgan-Monroe and Yellowwood State Forests.

November 28, 2015: Gravel Grovel
Self-supported, solo riding excursion through the Hoosier National Forest and beyond.

EPIC Mountain Biking


Plan your outdoor escape to Brown County today.

Brown County Indiana: Escape Comes Naturally