1) Turkey Run State Park
The suspension bridge in Turkey Run State Park is both exciting and terrifying to walk across. The park itself is a very gorgeous place for an afternoon hike. You can find this beautiful park in Marshall, Indiana. You won’t regret your time spent on these trials.
2) Knobstone Trail of Fun
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Did you know this is the longest natural foot path in the state of Indiana? It is roughly 48 miles long and offers spectacular views of the wooded terrain in Southern Indiana. You can even take a peek at the Ohio River and Louisville! The trail ends in Salem, Indiana. It stretches across Clark, Scott, and Washington County. It is rated as a fairly difficult trail, not recommended for beginners.
3.) Hiking Trails of Pokagon State Park
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Starting to notice a trend? A lot of the state parks in Indiana are great places to go if you are looking for somewhere nice to hike. Pokagon State Park has nine different hiking trails for you to hike down ranging from easy to moderate in skill level. With the exception of the ninth trail, all of the trails in this state park are great for beginners. You can find this beautiful state park and all if it’s hiking trails in Angola, Indiana.
4.) Low Gap Trail
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You can find this beautiful trail in Morgan-Monroe State Forest near Martinsville. The trail consists of a 10 mile loop. This particular trail is recommended only for people who have a lot of experience hiking. You can access this trail all year-round.
5.) Clifty Falls State Park
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Many Hoosiers consider Clifty Falls State Park to be home to the best hiking trails in the entire state. The state park contains a 14 mile loop trail that you can find near Madison, Indiana. You can even bring your dog down this trail with you as long as you have him or her on a leash!
6.) Hemlock Cliffs National Scenic Trail
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You can find Hemlock Cliffs National Scenic Trail right near English, Indiana. Along the trail, you can see a beautiful waterfall. The trail is rated as a moderate trail that may be slightly difficult (though not impossible) for beginners. It is not uncommon for individuals to go camping along this trail. Read More