Perched high on bluffs above the Ohio River, Clifty Falls State Park boasts great hiking, scenic waterfalls and camping at a family friendly campground. Taking its name from the falls on Clifty Creek, the park got its start from 570 acres given to the State by Madison residents. Numerous picnic areas and shelters allow families a good spot to relax while enjoying a picnic meal. Visitors wanting to stay in comfort can book a room at the Clifty Inn. The Inn boasts a restaurant, swimming pool and sitting area that overlooks the river. Hikers can traverse a historic railroad tunnel on one of the trails. The tunnel formed a part of the Madison and Indianapolis Railroad, which went bankrupt before the tunnel saw use. Clifty Falls features over thirteen miles of hiking trails. The park has four waterfalls, most accessible only by trail. The main falls, a sixty foot cascade, is near Clifty Shelter and accessible to picnickers. The Indiana State Park Travel Guide Series will encompass all the family friendly Indiana State Parks. Indiana's State Park system is one of the finest in the United States. With great hiking trails, history, camping and nature, there is something for everyone at a family friendly Indiana State Park.
O'Bannon Woods State Park and the area surrounding it abounds in Indiana history. The park includes a pioneer homesteading farm complete with a functioning hay press barn. A Visit to O'Bannon Woods State Park and Corydon Indiana includes information about nearby historic Corydon, Indiana, the state's first state capital. Corydon is also the site of the only Civil War battle fought in the state as Corydon's defenders tried to stave off Morgan's Raiders as they entered the state. Several cave systems in the area will interest spelunkers. Indiana Cavern, Squire Boone Cavern, Wyandotte and Marengo Caves are all nearby and make fascinating destinations. Squire Boone, Daniel Boone's brother, made his home in the Mauckport area during the last years of his life. Visitors can enjoy Indiana history by touring a pioneer farmstead and the cave that contains Squire Boone's grave. Visitors to Corydon and O'Bannon State Park can bask in Indiana history and hike the wonderful trails of the park. Camp in the campgrounds or stay the night in nearby Corydon, the choice is yours. The Indiana State Park Travel Guide Series will encompass all the family friendly Indiana State Parks. Indiana's State Park system is one of the finest in the United States. With great hiking trails, history, and nature, there is something for everyone at an Indiana State Park.
Have you ever considered how far you walk with your dog? If you walk just 20 minutes a day, in ten years you will have walked far enough to cross the United States. With all that walking ahead of you, aren't you ready for a new place to walk? A Bark In The Park rates and reviews 30 parks in and around Chester County, Pennsylvania - all with your best friend in mind. Where are the best places to take your dog swimming? Where are the best parks to walk longer than an hour with your dog? Where is the best place to walk the dog and push the baby stroller? What are the best dog-walking parks in neighboring counties? A Bark In The Park tells all. Grab that leash and hit the trail!
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