Clifty Falls State Park


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Clifty Falls State Park


Location:Just west of Madison, with entrances off state roads 56 and 62.
Facilities:106 campsites with electricity available, 59 primitive campsites, youth tent areas; an inn with 64 rooms and 7 suites, a dining room (open to the public), indoor pool and hot tub (for inn guests), gift shop, banquet and conference rooms; picnic areas, playgrounds, playfields, toilet facilities, shelters; hiking trails (12 miles), swimming pool and water slide, tennis courts, nature center.
Activities:Camping, swimming, hiking, tennis, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park features a narrow valley, sheer cliffs, and plunging waterfalls. Its shale and limestone rocks contain numerous marine fossils and are among the oldest bedrock exposures in the state.
Address:1501 Green Rd
Madison, IN 47250

Phone:812-273-8885
Web: www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/properties/park_cliftyfalls.html
Size: 1,416 acres.

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Lally and her husband plan to drive to Clifty Falls State Park in Indiana where they spent their honeymoon 18 years ago.
Nestled on the Ohio River, Madison is a charming destination complete with shops, restaurants, wineries and nearby Clifty Falls State Park.
That same weekend, however, we were at Clifty Falls State Park and by coincidence, after hobbling up to the Nature Center, I saw our snake's identical twin.
Clark is awed by the canyons of Turkey Run State Park and the waterfalls and large unspoiled areas of Clifty Falls State Park.
The most picturesque site may be Clifty Inn at Clifty Falls State Park.
Accommodations range from the area's numerous B&Bs to the Clifty Inn (812/265-4135) at nearby Clifty Falls State Park.
The beauty of the Ohio River and Clifty Falls State Park also are big draws to the area.
Those looking for a more challenging outdoor adventure head to the 1,360-acre Clifty Falls State Park in Jefferson County.
Indiana State Park Inns can be found throughout the state: The Abe Martin Lodge in Brown County State Park (see "Nashville" section, page 16), Canyon Inn at McCormick's Creek State Park near Spencer, Clifty Inn at Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, Potawatomi Inn at Pokagon State Park near Angola, Spring Mill Inn at Spring Mill State Park near Mitchell, Turkey Run Inn at Turkey Run State Park in Parke County, and The Fort Golf Resort & Conference Center at Fort Harrison State Park in Indianapolis.
Equally serene and beautiful accommodations are available at other state park inns, including the Clifty Inn at Clifty Falls State Park in Madison (812/265-4135), the Abe Martin Lodge at Brown County State Park in Nashville (812/988-4418), the Canyon Inn at McCormick's Creek State Park in Spencer (812/829-4881), Turkey Run Inn at Turkey Run State Park in Marshall (317/597-2211), and the Potawatomi Inn at Pokagon State Park in Angola (219/833-1077).