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Clifty Falls State Park

Madison, IN

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Scenic Driving

Clifty Falls State Park is a 14 mile loop trail located near Madison, Indiana that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, scenic driving & walking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

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Turkey Run State Park: trails #2 thru #11
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7 Completed 4 Reviews

Have hiked a bunch of Indiana's trails and Turkey Run's are my favorites. Some of the terrain is other-worldly, with huge and varied rock formations, lush vegetation, and frequent creeks & beds. Feels like you're exploring Jurassic world. Not a super difficult hike, but requires some agility and parts will be wet especially if there's been much recent rain - water shoes are a good choice. There are also a few places where the trails require ladder ascents/descents using rustic but sturdy wooden ladders. The trails alone are worth the trip, and the quaint lodge on-site is icing on the cake. There are also slow water paddling opportunities nearby made even more popular because of the many local covered bridges. If you're within a reasonable distance or passing through the area, Turkey Run is as good as hiking gets in the Hoosier state and just plain good. Highly recommended.

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Lawrence Creek Trail at Fort Harrison State Park Indiana
by Tony Stark

34 Completed 13 Reviews

This trail seems to be primarily a mountain biking trail. It is a nice hike with many large trees. Since it is a bike path there are many turns and it winds around a lot of bends. I recommend the Fall Creek trail in Fort Harrison State Park for hiking over this trail.

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Fall Creek Trail at Fort Harrison State Park
by Tony Stark

34 Completed 13 Reviews

We hiked the Fall Creek Trail past Duke pond and back on Camp Creek Trail. There was a moderate crowd, and a sunny day. The trail is well marked and can support a moderate level of traffic. Nice views of fall creek from some wooden observation platforms. This is a good hiking trail and better for hiking than the Lawrence Creek trail. I think it is the best hiking trail in Fort Harrison State Park.

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Dune Succession Trail
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

Stairs to the beach was fun.

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Jerry E. Clegg Botanical Garden
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

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Town Run Trail Park
by Alex Chavez

2 Completed 10 Reviews

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Town Run Trail Park
by Alex Chavez

2 Completed 10 Reviews

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Town Run Trail Park
by Alex Chavez

2 Completed 10 Reviews

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Tippicanoe State Park Trail 4
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

The pines are really nice...I second the bugs comment...I like to hike this in the spring, fall and winter...in the summer you will be eaten alive

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Lawrence Creek Trail at Fort Harrison State Park Indiana
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Usual go to place because near by. Excellent for dog walking as the creek is readily accessible in several areas.

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