Indiana’s newest state park is in the middle of the Harrison-Crawford State Forest. Its natural escarpments overlooking the Ohio River create vistas that delight visitors!
Horse lovers will appreciate the miles of horse trails. Hunters can bag deer and turkeys in season. Outdoor enthusiasts can canoe and fish the meandering Blue River.
A nature center offers educational demonstrations and displays, including a restored, 3-story hay press. Other facilities include a group camp, hiking trails, Class A, horse and primitive camping, picnic areas, and more.
Harrison-Crawford State Forest
With over 25,000 acres of hardwoods, the forest features many historic sites and majestic panoramas of the mighty Ohio River. It completely surrounds O'Bannon Woods State Park. Visitors have access to 100 miles of horse trails, the 26 mile Adventure Trail for hiking and backpacking, electric and primitive camping, hiking, biking, fishing, picnicking, canoeing, hunting, archery and more!
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Nature Center & Pioneer Farmstead
The O'Bannon Woods Nature Center and Farmstead offers naturalist programs and a wide variety of activities and exhibits throughout the year. The site within O'Bannon Woods State Park has a fascinating re-creation of a mid 19th century farmstead and buildings and a unique restored 3-story hay press barn. Outdoor enthusiasts of all ability levels can enjoy the beautiful Accessibility Trail.
O'Bannon Woods State Park
Indiana's newest state park consists of 3,000 mostly-wooded acres surrounded by Harrison-Crawford State Forest and bordering the Ohio and Blue Rivers. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking, horseback riding, fishing, boating, hunting, backpacking, camping, picnicning, and naturalist services.
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