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62 mi 101 km of trail 2 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 15 Trails Intermediate Trails 12 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails

No matter what you’re looking for, escape comes naturally in Brown County. Eclectic boutiques and galleries, breathtaking scenery, welcoming accommodations, and endless outdoor adventures await. A great spot for the true nature lover, Brown County is home to a state park (Indiana's largest), a state forest, and a national forest. Hiking, mountain biking, zip lining, kayaking, horseback riding, golf, ATV tours, and more, Brown County is your gateway to the great outdoors! Unplug from daily life and reconnect with one another as you experience the rustic beauty and artisanal charm of Brown County. Plan your escape today… you’ll be glad you did.

Visiting Tips

Any time of year is a great time to visit Brown County! As the most forested county in Indiana, we always have beautiful scenery and plenty of outdoor activities. Fall is the most popular time to visit due to our stunning colorful foliage, but you can expect a wonderful visit any month!

Camping & Lodging

Brown County has some great accomidations like the Brown County Inn, Cornerstone Inn, Robinwood Inn, Creekside Retreat, Rawhide Ranch, Story Inn, or one of the many cozy cabins.

Outfitters, Tours, & Shuttles

Learn about the Brown County State Park at the Nature Center or by taking a park tour. And check out our many birds and wildlife species on a tour with Indigo Birding.

Other Activities

Stroll around the downtown Village of Nashville (home to over 150 unique shops), get some grub at one of our great restaurants, try some beers at Big Woods Pizza or Brewing Company, sample some wine at one of our four downtown wine tasting rooms, take a tour of Bear Wallow Distillery, drive out and explore the historic Story Inn, learn about Brown County's past at the History Center or Pioneer Village, catch some live music in our bars and restaurants, or even take part in one of our exciting festivals (over 30 per year to be exact)!

If you're looking for a cooler activity you can explore the backwaters of Brown County via a kayak tour with Most High Adventure Outfitters.

Maps & Guidebooks

Stop by the Brown County Visitor Center to get all your maps and materials!

Featured Hikes in Brown County - 2

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Trails in Brown County - 28

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3.5 mi 5.6 km
#1 Trail 8
Nashville, IN
3.5 mi 5.6 km Nashville, IN
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0.8 mi 1.2 km
#2 Trail 5
Nashville, IN
0.8 mi 1.2 km Nashville, IN
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Nashville, IN
2.5 mi 4.1 km Nashville, IN
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2.0 mi 3.2 km
#4 Walnut Trail
Nashville, IN
2.0 mi 3.2 km Nashville, IN
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1.8 mi 3.0 km
#5 Bobcat Trail
Nashville, IN
1.8 mi 3.0 km Nashville, IN
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0.6 mi 0.9 km
#6 Discovery Trail
Nashville, IN
0.6 mi 0.9 km Nashville, IN
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1.8 mi 2.9 km
#7 Trail 4
Nashville, IN
1.8 mi 2.9 km Nashville, IN
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2.2 mi 3.6 km
#8 Trail 2
Nashville, IN
2.2 mi 3.6 km Nashville, IN
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0.8 mi 1.3 km
#9 Trail 1
Nashville, IN
0.8 mi 1.3 km Nashville, IN
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Nashville, IN
1.2 mi 1.9 km Nashville, IN
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77 days ago
2.2 mi 3.5 km
#11 Trail 10
Nashville, IN
2.2 mi 3.5 km Nashville, IN
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Some Mud
50 days ago
Nashville, IN
4.0 mi 6.4 km Nashville, IN
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2.2 mi 3.5 km
#13 Limekiln Trail
Nashville, IN
2.2 mi 3.5 km Nashville, IN
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1.5 mi 2.5 km
#14 Homestead
Nashville, IN
1.5 mi 2.5 km Nashville, IN
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1.4 mi 2.2 km
#15 Trail 3
Nashville, IN
1.4 mi 2.2 km Nashville, IN
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4.9 mi 7.8 km
#16 Lake Trail
Nashville, IN
4.9 mi 7.8 km Nashville, IN
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1.2 mi 2.0 km
#17 Pine Loop Trail
Nashville, IN
1.2 mi 2.0 km Nashville, IN
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3.9 mi 6.3 km
#18 North Tower Loop
Nashville, IN
3.9 mi 6.3 km Nashville, IN
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3.3 mi 5.4 km
#19 Aynes Loop
Nashville, IN
3.3 mi 5.4 km Nashville, IN
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1.1 mi 1.8 km
#20 North Gate Trail
Nashville, IN
1.1 mi 1.8 km Nashville, IN
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Nashville, IN
2.7 mi 4.4 km Nashville, IN
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Nashville, IN
2.5 mi 4.0 km Nashville, IN
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Nashville, IN
3.0 mi 4.9 km Nashville, IN
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0.4 mi 0.7 km
#24 High King Trail
Nashville, IN
0.4 mi 0.7 km Nashville, IN
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2.9 mi 4.7 km
#25 North Loop Trail
Nashville, IN
2.9 mi 4.7 km Nashville, IN
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Nashville, IN
2.5 mi 4.0 km Nashville, IN
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1.3 mi 2.1 km
#27 Trail 6
Nashville, IN
1.3 mi 2.1 km Nashville, IN
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Nashville, IN
4.2 mi 6.7 km Nashville, IN
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