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Address: 772 Yellowwood Lake Rd, Nashville, IN 47448-9137
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Just as it was 50 years ago.

Came here and camped 50 years ago with my boy scout group. When I cam back here 50yearrs later it seems that time has stood still here. Love this place for hiking and it is so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Fishers, Indiana
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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here and camped 50 years ago with my boy scout group. When I cam back here 50yearrs later it seems that time has stood still here. Love this place for hiking and it is so much less crowded than other parks. A little primitive but lots to do here. A great way to spend the day.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

As an afternoon side trip we drove to Yellowwood. This state forest is really out of the way; therefore, would be good if you wanted to get away in a major way. It's main purpose is camping and the area has an informal way of allowing guests to register to camp. There is also a small lake for boating --... More 

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Franklin, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Average.. Some roads are in bad shape...I have no desire to go back unless it's for a short cut that will get me somewhere else ...

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

There are some nice trails, untouched areas, plenty of parking areas. It's absolutely Gorgeous in the fall.

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Hartford City, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The park is cleasn, beautiful scenery, lots of nature and trails. The people there are very friendly and helpful. the trees were starting to turn and it was a very calm cool day.

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Anderson, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

I went up the creek beds with my grandkids. The loved it. Minnows, crawfish and tadpoles plus an old time swimmin' hole. My kids loved creekbeds too.

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Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I always enjoy Yellowwood State Forest. It isn't nearly as crowded as Brown County State Park and it's got great trails, you get a great workout here. Camping is first come, first served and you get quite a bit of space between the campsites. There aren't showers at the Campground though.

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Nashville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

I have not tried camping at Yellowwood yet, but I have hiked there many times over the years. I love the lake trail! It is a good distance and just hilly enough to get up a sweat. I feel safe hiking alone because even though the trail feels secluded, it is never very far to civilization. Can feel a bit... More 

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Bloomington, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

A very relaxing place. Everything is very nice and not too crowded. The Jackson Creek trail is well marked, the Lake trail not so much, especially near the dam. There's a beautiful lawn with a great view on the north side that is great for picnics. The campsites are clean.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Trails and a large reservoir. Very scenic. Rustic and out of the way. The road to the reservoir required us to drive our car across a couple of small streams. If it had been after a rain, we wouldn't have been able to make the drive. Highlight was seeing a bald eagle that was close enough to photograph well. Highlight... More 

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