Adventure Hiking Trail

photo: Lloyd’s Cabin on the AHT comes with shutters, interior decor, and an awesome view high above the Ohio River. Photo by Pete Banta.

Length: 24.00 miles
Loop Trail? Yes
Type: Backcountry
Agency: State
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Camping
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation

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Location: Harrison-Crawford State, In Harrison-Crawford State Forest, E of Leavenworth above Ohio River.
State(s): Indiana
Counties: Harrison & Crawford
Longitude: -86.30698
Latitude: 38.17565

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Description

The Adventure Hiking Trail runs through O’Bannon Woods State Park and Harrison-Crawford State Forest. This 25-mile trail is a National Recreation Trail, it is one of Indiana’s longest and most interesting backpacking experiences. It is also part of the Americacan Discovery Trail. Natural escarpments overlook Indian Creek, Blue River, and the Ohio River. In addition, the karst landscape, including caves and sinkholes, and a diverse array of native vegetation and wildlife all contribute to the hiker’s enjoyment.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Soil
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

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Supporting Webpages and Documents

Brochure: DNR Indiana Trail Information

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Harrison-Crawford/Wuandotte Complex
7240 Old Forest Road
Corydon , IN 47112
(812) 738-8232
hcwc@theremc.com

 

Photos

View of the Ohio River through trees on the Adventure Hiking Trail. Photo by Pete Banta.

View of the Ohio River through trees on the Adventure Hiking Trail. Photo by Pete Banta.

Lloyd’s Cabin on the AHT comes with shutters, interior decor, and an awesome view high above the Ohio River. Photo by Pete Banta.

Lloyd’s Cabin on the AHT comes with shutters, interior decor, and an awesome view high above the Ohio River. Photo by Pete Banta.

 

The Adventure Hiking Trail offers a bit of pioneer history, passing the remains of old homesteads. Photo by Pete Banta.

The Adventure Hiking Trail offers a bit of pioneer history, passing the remains of old homesteads. Photo by Pete Banta.

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