Take a Hike

Indiana's Public Lands Await You!

Forest Trail Sign.

Did you know Indiana’s State and National Forests feature some of the best hikes in the midwest? Not to mention cycling, birding, camping, horseback riding, and so much more! The tree icons illustrate the locations of Indiana’s State Forests and the hiker icons illustrate sections of the Knobstone Trail. Watch for this section to expand over time!

Meanwhile, we’ve added a few of our favorite hikes, in no particular order. Do you agree? What are your favorites? Add your comment below! Check our calendar for upcoming IFA-led hikes.

After all, we all have to know what we are trying to protect, right?

A Few of Our Favorite Hikes

Morgan-Monroe
State Forest

The 10-Mile Low Gap Trail passes through the Back Country Area, east of Low Gap Road. The trailhead is located along Forest Road east of the turn for Bean Blossom Road and the Wall Picnic Shelter.

Learn more about the Low Gap Trail at AllTrails.com.
Connect with advocates working to protect Morgan-Monroe State Forest.

Yellowwood state forest

The 4.8 mile Scarce O’Fat Trail loop features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is great for hiking and running.

Learn more about the Scarce O’Fat Trail at AllTrails.com.

Salamonie River
State Forest

The 1.7-mile Salamonie River Waterfall Trail features a waterfall and is great for all skill levels! The trail offers many activity options and is best hiked from April until October.

Learn more about the Waterfall Trail at AllTrails.com.
Connect with advocates working to protect Salamonie River State Forest.

1 thought on “Take a Hike”

  1. I’m a big fan of the Fork Ridge Trail in Hoosier National Forest. This high-ridge trail includes panoramic views and winds through some of the wildest forest around. Too bad not many people know about this lovely trail.

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