This is our first visit since the new current owners. Owners are required to clean up after their pets at their campsite and in all other areas of the property. The park is near Nashville. Roads were dusty as no one seemed to observe the 5mph speed signs. Travel 135 south for a good ride. I have to say, with the improvements, this has been the best camping site we have ever had. Apparently this is a mountain bike destination, but there seem to be few hiking trails, which is why I only give it 4 stars.
We made another reservation at the conclusion of this visit. Hiking trails for all ages and skills. Sites are spread out over several loops so the campground is much larger than it first appears. After 14 nights the campers must vacate the property for 48 hours before they can reregister for an additional stay. Welcome to eXplore Brown County Nighttime Zip-lining Thrills in Brown County - Midwest Living Magazine eXplore Brown County is a Game Changer - Indianapolis Monthly Escape Comes Naturally here in Brown County. I hope they do more sites like this instead of just the 3. Contact the Brown County Convention and Visitors Bureau at or 1-800-753-3255 for more information.
Facilities: The park's rustic Abe Martin Lodge offers accommodations that include motel rooms, cabins, dining and conference facilities and an indoor water park. Discover unique experiences on ranches, nature preserves, farms, vineyards, and public campgrounds across the U. Campground is wooded and quite when we where there. They have an amazing mountain bike trail system within the state park! For instance, our site was level asphalt with a gravel patio area, but some nearby sites were thin, uneven gravel. There are multiple scenic overlooks. Bring your long water hose and your electrical extension cords. Trail was improved by volunteers from the Hoosier Hikers Council 2002-2007.
Overnight horse campers should continue to use the south entrance into the equestrian campground when possible. TripAdvisor is delighted to award Explore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat the 2017 Certificate of Excellence. Never had these problems before. The camp store was well supplied and had longer weekend hours. Main bath house is spotless and modern. Sites may be paved, gravel, or grass, with Raccoon Ridge mostly grassy sites favoring tents.
Power went out 3 more times. Put Take a short, zippy ride from Indy to a vast land over 15K acres' worth! There is a fire lookout tower which guests can climb. If you want to be more isolated, pick Taylor Ridge. Although it's easy to reach, the campground is tucked among the trees away from the main road. Two churches, one by Eero Saarinen and one by his father Eliel Saarinen, another church by Gunnar Birkerts who died this month , buildings by Kevin Roche, I. Travels ridge top beyond campground, dropping into adjacent valley to follow stream before looping back to ridge top.
The sites are rented out on a first come, first serve basis. There are over 70 miles of horseback riding trails, hiking trails, and mountain biking trails. Some sites are quite a walk to a full bath house. The small nearby town of Nashville has plenty of shops and restaurants, a touristy area. Meets with Trail 5 at Ogle Hollow Nature Preserve. Just up the hill from tourist town of Nashville. One important note: Enter the park at the West Gate.
Value Clean Restrooms Service Clean Showers Cleanliness Tips for other Campers: If you are in the area and enjoy wine, the Oliver Winery is a must see. Also, many of the sites are full sun; the park lost over 300 trees to the ash borer in recent years. These campgrounds open year round with reduced facilities and rates in Winter: Buffalo Ridge: Electric hookup sites, heated bathhouse, water fill station. It is very close to the park and is a craft distillery. Some shade,close to bath house, fairly level so a nice site.
Beautiful park and very well maintained. Excellent cell and 4G service, Verizon. Facilities: The park's rustic Abe Martin Lodge offers accommodations that include motel rooms, cabins, dining and conference facilities and an indoor water park. Nashville, Indiana is very close and offers a variety of small shops focused on arts and crafts. All sites have cable plugs but we didn't use. We camped at Brown County State Park in a Travel Trailer.
M Pei, and so on make for a delightful tour of the city. The sites are fairly close together, so it could be noisy if it were busy, I suspect. Max pull thru: 60 feet. Maybe you are interested in buying some This is a great place to retire. If they hadn't dropped off so quick the site size would be good. Minimum group tour is 4 people; bring your friends and family.