Indiana Map

Indiana Map

JACKSON-WASHINGTON STATE FOREST

This state forest is in southern Indiana, east and south of Hoosier National Forest. It includes a segment of the Knobstone Ridge, which rises over 300 feet above the surrounding forest and offers some nice views. There’s a 2,544-acre backcountry area.

Activities: The 58-mile Knobstone Trail (see entry page 153) passes through the forest. There are other trails as well, some of which are open to horseback riding. Horses may not be taken into

the backcountry area. Fishing is available, and hunting is allowed in season.

Camping Regulations: Camping and campfires are permitted. Backpackers and others should register at the forest office and specify the area where they will be camping.

For Further Information: Jackson-Washington State Forest, RR 2, Brownstown, IN 47220; (812)358-2160.

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