Hoosier National Forest

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The Hoosier National Forest, in the hills of south central Indiana, provides a wide mix of opportunities and resources for people to enjoy. Rolling hills, back-country trails, and rural crossroad communities make this 202,000-acre forest a favorite!

Spreading across 9 counties, Hoosier National Forest has 27 different trail systems (over 260 miles of trails) varying from .8 miles to 48.7 miles to provide resources for both day hikers and backpackers alike. For information on hiking trails, biking trails, horse riding, camping, fishing, and more visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/recmain/hoosier/recreation.

Check out Nebo Ridge Trail and the Hickory Ridge Trail, parts of each are in Brown County!

Canoeing and kayaking are allowed at several of the lakes and rivers in the Hoosier National Forest. More info on non-motorized water activities can be found here.


Fishing | Hiking | Horseback Riding | Mountain Biking | Outdoor Adventure