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Recommended Routes in Hoosier National Forest - 2

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Favorite Campsite on Pate Hollow.
Intermediate

Pate Trail Loop

5.6 mi 9.1 km 835' Up 254.38 m Up 820' Down 250.02 m Down

Bloomin…, IN
Favorite Pond near campsite
Intermediate

Sycamore Trail Loop

6.5 mi 10.5 km 438' Up 133.46 m Up 439' Down 133.71 m Down

Nashville, IN

Hoosier National Forest Hiking

  • 181 Miles 291 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 8 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 31 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Hoosier National Forest - 39

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1.1 mi 1.8 km #1Amy Weingartner Branigin Peninsula Preserve Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Bloomington, IN
Intermediate/Difficult
Bloomington, IN
0.5 mi 0.8 km #2Ted T. Turtle Trail 1
Intermediate
Oolitic, IN
Intermediate
Oolitic, IN
0.4 mi 0.7 km #3Ted T. Turtle Trail 2
Easy
Oolitic, IN
Easy
Oolitic, IN
2.7 mi 4.3 km #4Axsom Branch Trail
Difficult
Nashville, IN
Difficult
Nashville, IN
3.1 mi 5.0 km #5Pate Hollow Trail - East
Intermediate
Bloomington, IN
Intermediate
Bloomington, IN
2.6 mi 4.2 km #6Peninsula Trail
Intermediate
Nashville, IN
Intermediate
Nashville, IN 11 
8.1 mi 13.1 km #7Nebo Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Nashville, IN
Intermediate/Difficult
Nashville, IN
1.7 mi 2.8 km #8Fork Ridge Trail: North Section
Intermediate
Nashville, IN
Intermediate
Nashville, IN
4.9 mi 7.9 km #9Trail 18
Intermediate
Nashville, IN
Intermediate
Nashville, IN
1.9 mi 3.1 km #10Terrill Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Nashville, IN
Intermediate
Nashville, IN

Photos of Hoosier National Forest - 10

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Our group approaches one of Charles Deam Wilderness's white pine groves during a wintertime hike.
Jan 9, 2017 near Bloomin…, IN
The clearing at the bottom of the hill just before the turnpike and creek. Otherwise this trail is almost always in the shade.
Aug 30, 2020 near Oolitic, IN
Beautiful Paynetown woods.
Nov 4, 2016 near Bloomin…, IN
This photo is looking west, back over the trail you've just walked out on. Left of center you can see the causeway for 446.
Dec 28, 2016 near Bloomin…, IN
Pond near campsite
Aug 19, 2019 near Nashville, IN
An impressive tree. A child could hide in it! Located along the northern stretch of Grubb Ridge Trail in the Deam Wilderness.
Dec 8, 2018 near Bloomin…, IN
Pate Hollow Trail.
Nov 4, 2016 near Bloomin…, IN
Just a little treehouse!
Nov 4, 2016 near Bloomin…, IN
Campsite on Pate Hollow.
Oct 16, 2016 near Bloomin…, IN
A small cemetery dedicated to the Hays on Grubb Ridge Trail. Grave markers are near the thicker trees behind the sign.
Dec 12, 2018 near Bloomin…, IN