WELCOME to Lawrence County, Indiana


Recreation

Hiking trails, biking paths, rivers to paddle, caves to explore, and many more outdoor rec activities.
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Bluespring Caverns

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1459 Bluespring Caverns Road Bedford, IN 47421
812-279-9471
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At a cool 52 degrees year round and 100 feet below the surface of the earth, explore an underground river. Guides pilot custom-made boats along the subterranean river for over a mile, pointing out native rare Northern blind cave fish and blind crawfish and explain the natural forces that are yet at work creating great chambers below the rolling hills of southern Indiana. Above ground, you can prospect for gemstone, fossils, and arrowheads at the Mystery River Sluice, hike to Indiana's largest sinkhole in the Emery and Ruth Bolton Natural Area, visit picnic areas and browse the gift/souvenir shop. Open daily mid-March - October. Call 812-279-9471 for cave conditions.


Holiday Drive-In Theatre

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1055 State Road 37 Mitchell, IN 47446
812-849-4992
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Open seasonally, Friday-Sunday, between Mitchell & Orleans.


Lawrence County Recreational Park

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99 Moore Lane Springville, IN 47462
812-275-0186
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Off-road trails for motorcycles and ATVs, rider education classes, and camping. Home of the ABATE of Indiana Boogie held in July.


Lawrence County Recreational Park Campground

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99 Moore Lane Springville, IN 47462
(812) 275 0186
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Primitive & RV camping, modern restrooms, showers, playground, ATV & motorcycle trails, dirt bike school.


Midwest Trail Ride Horseman's Campground

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1264 Hunter's Creek Road Norman, IN 47264
(812) 834-6686
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 Campsites with water & electric, modern showers, dump station, mess hall, tack & gift store, entertainment, social events, horse clinics, cowboy church, covered box stalls & bedding. Well marked trail rides in Hoosier National Forest.  And 4 Cabins.


Mitchell City Parks

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101 Tom Green Dr. Mitchell, IN 47446
812-849-2151

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Swimming, picnic areas, playgrounds, horseshoes, basketball, community building, and limestone Grissom Memorial Monument.

Most High Adventure Outfitters

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812-340-0700
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Relax & enjoy nature as you float down the White River in one of our comfortable canoes or sit-on-top kayaks.  Bike rentals also available.


Murray Forest Park

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5th & X Sts. Bedford, IN 47421
812-275-5692
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Softball diamonds, playground,  hiking trails, shelter house


Otis Park & Golf Course

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607 Tunnelton Road Bedford, IN 47421
812-279-9092
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Otis Park Golf Course has been recognized as one of the best municipal golf courses in Indiana. This 6,300 yard par 73 layout is both scenic and challenging to golfers of all skill levels. Go back in time at the many historical sites at Otis Park, one of which is the Pine Hall Mansion, built in 1864. The limestone band shell, stone wall, and shelter house were built by the WPA during the 1930s. It has a beautifully restored bath house, plus the 18 hole course has a lighted driving range, practice greens, lessons, golf shop, and snack bar.


P n T Hobbies & Raceway

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4718 Hwy. 60 East Mitchell, IN 47446
812-849-6666
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Indoor R/C racing facility and hobby shop.


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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