On Sunday, May 5, receive free entry to all Indiana Department of Natural Resources properties, including Harrison County's own O'Bannon Woods State Park.
Located on the Ohio River in the southernmost part of the state, this 2,300 acre park has a lot to offer with breathtaking vistas and many amenities. Learn more about its trails, aquatic center, pioneer village, nature center, cave and camping below!
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Enter to win a 2019 Indiana State Parks Annual Entrance Permit, valued at $50! Enjoy free entry to state parks all year long.
Must be 21 years of age and an Indiana resident.
Trails: Hike, Bike or Ride
Hike 18 miles of day-use trails in the gorgeous scenery of southern Indiana. Practiced hikers can go for the 25.5 mile Adventure Trail, a three day hike with five shelters for overnight stays along the way. The trails are also a popular destination for mountain biking and horseback riding.
Make a Splash this Summer!
The park's Family Aquatic Center has exciting water features and slides for all ages, and is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Have a blast on slides and splash pads, and the water features are accessible for all ages and abilities with a pool lift, water chairs for sprinklers, and zero-entry pools.
Learn Something New
The Hickory Hollow Nature Center offers resources and cultural displays, live snakes and turtles, bird viewing, and living history demonstrations at a pioneer farmstead, including a one-of-a-kind restored and historically accurate 1850s hay press.
Wyandotte Cave is part of O’Bannon Woods State Park, and is open for tours Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and holidays from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Native Americans mined flint in the cave potentially as far back as 8,000 BC, and you can see evidence of their activities today.
O'Bannon Woods has beautiful shaded campsites. The modern electric campground has 234 reservable sites, and there are an additional sites with modern facilities reservable for horse camping. Group camping is also available.
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