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Brown County State Park

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West Gate _ 1405 S.R. 46W, Nashville, IN 47448
+1 812-988-6406
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Retreat with Lady friends

Stayed in a couple of cabins with lady friends in June for long weekend. Excellent place. We were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Connie B
Saints Constantine and Helena, Bulgaria
Christmas start off weekend Dec. 2nd

We rented a cabin for the weekend, the park is very well maintained, nice rds, lots to do. Friendly... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
Phyllis B
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Nicknamed the "Little Smokies" because of the area's resemblance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Brown County encompasses nearly 16,000 acres of rugged hills, ridges and fog-shrouded ravines. Glaciers from the most recent ice ages stopped short of the "hills o' Brown," but their meltwaters helped create the narrow ridges, steep slopes and deep gullies of Brown County State Park. Indiana's largest park is a traditional fall color hot spot, with nearly 20 miles of tree-lined roads and many scenic vistas overlooking miles of uninterrupted forestland.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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West Gate _ 1405 S.R. 46W, Nashville, IN 47448
+1 812-988-6406
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in a couple of cabins with lady friends in June for long weekend. Excellent place. We were so pleased with the cabins. And we even got a hayride!!

Thank Connie B
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

We rented a cabin for the weekend, the park is very well maintained, nice rds, lots to do. Friendly staff, highly recommend.

Thank Phyllis B
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Even in late fall, the Brown County State Park is a pleasant place to enjoy Nature. The views are awesome even after the leaves have fallen and/or turned brown. Our Friday, Dec. 1st afternoon there was a pleasant weather experience, hitting the high 50's. Great...More

1  Thank Patricia O
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Drove around and decided to take a hike...trail 8 was pretty, challenging in places, but worth the effort. Whether driving through or taking a hike, it’s a pretty place!

Thank Tigaudi
Reviewed 21 November 2017

There is nothing like Brown County State Park for the feel of the seasons. Indiana has the most beautiful trees to see during the year. Crunching on leaves as you hike the trails, horseback riding or spending the night in the area brings beautiful memories...More

Thank eadyesimpson
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been hiking the trails of Brown County since I was a kid. It’s a great place to see the fall colors. And we always hike around the lakes. So beautiful.

1  Thank JanisN123
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Love the park and love the restaurant inside the park. It's definitely a highlight of Nashville Indiana.

Thank Lenny M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I wanted my daughter to get a taste of Nashville IN and the wonderful Brown County State Park. We drove almost all the way to the other side of the park, staring at the incomparable views by the side of the road. The map they...More

1  Thank 656kate
Reviewed 7 November 2017

It had been many years since the last time I was in Brown County. From my childhood, I remembered how gorgeous it was, but coming back reminded me just how fantastic this stretch of Southern Indiana truly is. I'm from Northern Indiana, and I find...More

Thank Aaron C
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

It's a fun place to spend a weekend. They have lots of well maintained trails all over the place. The camping sites are great. Very clean. The lodge is another story. Just go to Nashville to eat and skip the lodge. We had a great...More

1  Thank Haydenkem
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22 October 2017|
Response from SavantIII_11 | Reviewed this property |
We visited Oct 12 with some color. Fall color is tricky this year. Please do call the park.
2 August 2017|
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Response from corey w w | Reviewed this property |
yes just keep your receipt
Kathy A
8 June 2017|
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Response from Mary A | Reviewed this property |
Well, I would assume so, since we met a few nice dogs on leash on some of the trails.