Things to Do

Things to Do


With the highest concentration of forested land in the state, Brown County’s more than 300 square miles is a nature lover’s paradise. The county is home to Brown County State Park, encompassing nearly 16,000 acres located along the Knobstone Escarpment, known for it’s steep hills and breathtaking views. Additional natural wonders of the county include the Middle Fork State Wildlife Refuge, portions of the Hoosier National Forest and Yellowwood State Forest, and Lakes Monroe, Yellowwood, Lemon, Sweetwater and Cordry. Enjoy walks through nature, birdwatching, youth camps and more.

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Brown County, Indiana

For more than 100 years, artists and adventurers alike have been drawn to the rustic beauty and quiet charm of Brown County, one of America’s original artists’ colonies. Everyone will find something to love – whether it’s eclectic boutiques and galleries, mountain biking and zip line adventures, outstanding scenery, welcoming accommodations, or simply the opportunity to reconnect with one another. Whether you’re looking for a quiet getaway or an exhilarating adventure, your perfect escape awaits you here.

Brown County Indiana: Escape Comes Naturally