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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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Bloodroot Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

This trail gives you a nice afternoon walk in, overnight camp, and 2-3 hr walk out the next day making it a nice overnight hike. There are some elevation changes and some mowed and unmowed parts of the trail. Camp site #1 is a little smaller with no picnic table but a nice bench. It is near the lake but a little more secluded and protected. If the mosquitoes are biting and there is very little wind #1 would be a bad choice IMO. #2 is much more open and breezy. There is tons of drift wood for fire as of Aug 2015 all of which floated up on shore when the lake flooded. #2 has a picnic table but no bench. Overall Bloodroot is a great hike, I rated it a 4 because the map they offer needs to be updated and some of the ravine crossings were near impossible since the bridges were washed out.

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Hemlock Cliffs National Scenic Trail
by Christine Van Note

2 Completed 2 Reviews

Awesome is all I can say

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Adventure Hiking Trail
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5 Completed 2 Reviews

Overgrown trail, lots of bushwhacking. Best to do this in early spring or late fall.

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Bloodroot Trail
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

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Cowles Bog
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

This trail is one of my favorites in the area. Leads you to a beach that is normally very empty. Bring a picnic lunch and sit on the beach after completing the first half of your hike!

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Parke County: Covered Bridge Capital
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

This is not a trail.

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Turkey Run State Park: trails #2 thru #11
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3 Completed 3 Reviews

we did trails 3,5, and 9 and had a blast! it took just under 3 hours and the views the entire time we're fantastic! the trail was enjoyable-walking through mud, boulders, on logs and up the ladders. walking through the cols streams was refreshing and we would highly recommend these trails to explorers who aren't afraid to get their feet a little dirty

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

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Boat House Trails
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great trails

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LaSalle Fish and Wildlife Area Loop
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Yea GPS took us to some dirt path on the side of some junkers house in the middle of a horror film setting where we were greeted by a dead cat skeleton ripped in half. Once you find yourself on the dirt road you can't turn around on you have found the right place. Enjoy!!

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