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Recreation

Hiking trails, biking paths, rivers to paddle, caves to explore, and many more outdoor rec activities.
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Spring Mill State Park

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3333 Hwy. 60 East Mitchell, IN 47446
812-849-3534
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Visitors to the park enjoy its unique facilities, including a memorial to Hoosier astronaut Virgil I. 'Gus' Grissom and the Pioneer Village with its working Grist Mill. But many of the other showcase activities center on the region's natural wonders, including Twin Caves and the old-growth Donaldson Woods. Staff conducts underground boat tours at Twin Caves from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Participants on these tours have an excellent chance of seeing bats, blind crayfish, and the endangered Northern blind cavefish. There are numerous hiking trails that outdoor enthusiasts can explore, ranging in difficulty from easy to rugged and from one-quarter mile to 2.5 miles in length. Other recreational activities include an outdoor Olympic-size swimming pool near the campground, sports courts, a nature center, picnic areas, shelter houses, and a large playground.


Spring Mill State Park Campgrounds

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3333 State Road 60 East Mitchell, IN 47446
(866) 622-6746
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188 Campsites with electric, water, dump station, modern toilets, showers, camp store, outdoor pool, sport courts, playground, biking, hiking, fishing, shelter houses, nature center. Primitive campground. Youth tent campground.


Stonecrest Golf Community

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9300 Bennett Lane Bedford, IN 47421
812-276-4653
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Stonecrest Golf Community is a 27 hole semi-private course. All 27 holes feature concrete cart paths and a number of lakes nestled in the rolling hills. At the clubhouse, with its wrap around deck, you can appreciate the scenic overlook of three lakes. The clubhouse offers a pro shop, full snack bar, and banquet facilities.

Sugar Creek Hunting Preserve

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910 Scenic Hills Camp Road Mitchell, IN 47446
812-849-2296
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Challenging upland bird hunting fields, European style pheasant hunts, sporting clays, trap and skeet, lodge house, meals, bird cleaning, and a wide assortment of reloading and shooting supplies. Open year round.

The Hoosier National Forest and District Office

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811 Constitution Avenue Bedford, IN 47421
812-275-5987
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The 200,000-acre Hoosier National Forest spans nine counties in the rolling hills of south central Indiana. The Charles C. Deam Wilderness Area provides trails for hiking and equestrian use, hunting and fishing. Lawrence County portion of the forest includes streams, lakes, hardwood forest stands, natural ridges, hollows and trails for hiking, biking and horses.


Thornton Park

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16th & Q Sts. Bedford, IN 47421
812-275-5692
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Swimming, tennis, playground, and shelter house


Tincher Lake

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Bryantsville, IN
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Small lake in Hoosier National Forest allows fishing. Small access parking on US 50 West between the towns of Bryantsville and Huron. Follow walking trail to lake.

Williams Dam State Recreational Area

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Williams, IN
812-388-5562

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Boat launch, fishing, and picnic areas.

Wilson Park

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Denson Ave. Bedford, IN 47421
812-275-5692
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Baseball diamond, playground, shelter house, and horseshoe pits

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