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Brown County State Park

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Indiana has an excellent State Park System and Brown County State Park is an excellent example... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Martin P
Griffith, Indiana
A great touch of Heaven

So much to see and do here. Bridges everywhere that are made for photos. Streams paths and so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Nicknamed the "Little Smokies" because of the area's resemblance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Brown County encompasses nearly 16,000 acres of rugged hills, ridges and fog-shrouded ravines. Glaciers from the most recent ice ages stopped short of the...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Indiana has an excellent State Park System and Brown County State Park is an excellent example. Wonderful Abe Martin Lodge too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Martin P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So much to see and do here. Bridges everywhere that are made for photos. Streams paths and so much to do for everyone

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank LurchLouisville
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Waking up in Cincinnati, we decided to make a day trip to Brown County State Park and the surrounding area. Many of my friends had talked about making weekend trips to the area, so we thought “Why not?” for our spontaneous day trip and it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank hkbutt01
Reviewed 7 January 2019

Brown County State Park is an outdoor paradise,!There are lots of winding roads with amazing over looks, it's like mountains and vistas when you stop or pass by.The park offers hiking,bike trails for mountain bikes Horse back riding trail, swimming pool and a aquatic center...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank deborahdY2385TY
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

Although we went in the winter, this park is gorgeous any time of the year. The hills and cliffs are spectacular. Next trip, I will have to allow more time to investigate and enjoy.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pasoporaqui
Reviewed 2 January 2019

Beautiful scenery and setting for trail runs. There are stations around for replenishment, but I'd recommend bringing hydration as there are many miles and trails to run.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David F
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Just spent a month in Nashville area. Brown County state park is beautiful in the fall. Hiking trails for all to enjoy, scenic overlooks and picnic areas. Nice people too. $9. entrance fee for out of state. Well worth the price.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Coralyn S
Reviewed 20 November 2018

Took a little drive to Nashville and stopped at the Park for a nice car drive through Nature and then a short hike around Stahl Lake. It wasn't crowded and we had the place to ourselves.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Z4108WZmikek
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views year round. Fall & spring are my favorite. Bring a lunch for a picnic in the park with beautiful views. And this is one of my favorite camping locations are well. Check out the horse riding too

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank indy_Anna09
Reviewed 14 November 2018

We visited in the fall. Leaves were just beginning to turn.. Just beautiful. Many scenic outlooks. Behind the Rustic cabin we stayed in there were hickory nuts falling from the trees when there was a breeze. There was also a woodpecker we heard and finally...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Valerie M
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Response from LurchLouisville | Reviewed this property |
Same as other you need to contact the park they work hard to make you happy but there are rules that I do not know. So just give them a call I am sure they will work with you.
28 February 2019|
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Response from pete6179 | Reviewed this property |
Huge campground. Early spring should be no problem getting a site. We have a pop-up so don't need sewer hook-up needs. Newer pit toilets are being added and their bathroom facilities are very good. Reserve on-line ahead so... More
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Response from pete6179 | Reviewed this property |
We camped in Taylor's Ridge during the week before Labor day. We had the comfort station pretty much all to ourselves. The sites in the 200s with the wooded area were bigger than ours. All the sites in the edges are more... More