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Address: 2620 Valley Branch Rd, Nashville, IN 47448-8923
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+1 812-988-7750
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Explore Brown County is a 1000 acre adventure retreat. We offer Zip-Line...

Explore Brown County is a 1000 acre adventure retreat. We offer Zip-Line Canopy Tours, 80 acres of Paintball Fields, 30 miles of Mountain Biking and Hiking Trails, Guided ATV tours, Primitive Camping, Electric/ Water Sites, and Full Hook-up Sites, Cabin Rentals, a Fishing Lake, and a Banquet Hall. We are open year-round, you can checkout our website for details on closings and possible weather related closings. We also have rentals for the day or hour for boats, canoes, paddle boats, fishing poles and much more. All lake activities are seasonal March 1 - Nov 1 each year.

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It was a hilarious adventure, with some of the greatest sights!

The time of year we came the trees were so pretty! I came down with a small group, and felt like the guides explained everything very well, and were very welcoming! Of course I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 October 2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

The time of year we came the trees were so pretty! I came down with a small group, and felt like the guides explained everything very well, and were very welcoming! Of course I made a fool of myself doing the zip, but the the guides still made me feel like I was doing so good. I had a great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

Janelle and Anna were the best! Great staff and goof clean fun!! They were so patient and were overall a great time! Definitely recommend!!

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1 Thank cornejo109
Bloomington, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

I was unable to get a hold of anyone to ask questions about pricing, my Groupon, etc. even though it was during business hours. Their reply was that all your answers can be found on the website. This wasn't the case. Quincy, the paintball Ref, was good with our kids though. Customer service needs improvement when making reservations.

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Hammond, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014

It was my first time at Explore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat, all my friends have been telling me how great it is for years, and if far exceeded all expectiations. It is a place you must get out to see if possible. It's a great chance to escape and have a lot of fun. Our trip was one... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014 via mobile

Our family loved zipping through the forest and Daron and Janelle were the best guides ever!! Will definitely come back! Thanks!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014 via mobile

I haven't been here in years and let me tell you this place was great!! There was so much to do such as zip lining, paint balling, canoeing, fishing, and so much more!! I had one of the best weekends of my life and would recommend this to all of my friends and family!!

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1 Thank Cmccarle
Madison, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

Fun tour for our group of friends. Bill and Shelby were fantastic guides. Made sure we were safe but had lots of fun and laughs while zipping. Can't wait to come back!!!

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1 Thank Andrew F
Hammond, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

Valley Branch Retreat, or Explore Brown County, is an excellent place for any group! Whether its friends, family, or for a special event, VBR has so much to offer to ensure a memorable trip! Whether you're looking for a relaxing weekend of camping or a thrilling weekend of zip lining, paint balling, and 4 wheeling, this place has it all.... More 

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crown point, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2014

I went zip lining for the first time and I would totally do it again. I had a great time at the Explore Brown County at Valley Branch Retreat. I recommend that you make reservations because they are very busy. I just showed up and had to take what was available and had to wait an hour. I also had... More 

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Greenwood, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

This was our first time zipping and we did the intro tour. It was fantastic and the guides made us very comfortable. We're ready for more!

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