Outdoor Enthusiasts

Outdoor Enthusiasts

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!
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! Not only is there great mountain biking in the area, but plenty of great places to hike, walk and run as well.

Biking Info   Hiking Info   Running Info

Annual biking, hiking, and running events:


Winter Hike – Trail Hike
2.75 or 3.5 mile trails at Brown County State Park - Presented by DNR

Frosty Trails 5 Mile Run – Trail Run Race
5 miles at Brown County State Park 


Death MarchMountain Bike Race
Estimated 50-80 miles in the Hoosier National Forest - Presented by DINO


TRIRI September Escapade Touring Bicycle Ride
Various distances – travel between and within three state parks throughout south central Indiana including Brown County State Park - Presented by TRIRI


Knobstone Trail MiniTrail Run Race
5k, 10k, 10 mile and 13.1 in the Morgan-Monroe State Forest - Presented by Hoosier Hikers Council

Brown County EpicMountain Bike Race
25, 50, 75 and 100 mile routes at Brown County State Park - Presented by HMBA

Tecumseh Trail Marathon/5.5 Mile Yellowwood Lake Fun RunTrail Race and Fun Run
26.2 and 5.5 miles in the Morgan-Monroe and Yellowwood State Forests - Presented by DINO


Cabin Fever 5k (Mag 7)Road Race/Walk
5k starting at Brown County High School - Presented by Brown County Parks and Recreation

Brown County Hilly Half - Road Run
5k, 10k, 13.1 mile and Kids Run at Brown County State Park - Presented by Brown County YMCA

Gravel GrovelMulti-Terrain Bike Race
20 mile fun ride and 60 mile race in the Hoosier National Forest - Presented by DINO


Reindeer Romp (Mag 7) Road Race/Walk
5k run/walk and 8k run at Brown County State Park - Presented by Brown County YMCA


EPIC Mountain Biking

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