Hoosier National Forest


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Hoosier National Forest

Address:811 Constitution Ave
Bedford, IN 47421

Phone:812-275-5987
Fax:812-279-3423
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r9/hoosier
Size: 200,000 acres.
Location:South-central Indiana. Accessible by US 50 and 150; IN 37, 46, 62, and 64. Nearby cities/towns include Bedford, Bloomington, Tell City, and Evansville.
Facilities:5 campgrounds, equestrian camps, group camp, picnic sites, trails (239 miles), lookout tower, scenic drives.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, rock collecting, berry picking, mushroom picking.
Special Features:Pioneer Mothers Memorial Forest, 88 acres of virgin old-growth walnut and oak trees; Lick Creek Settlement, site of a town established in 1820 by freed slaves and probable waystation on the Underground Railroad; Lake Monroe, Indiana's largest lake (a reservoir covering 10,750 acres) which abuts the forest's northwest corner.

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Three reservoirs, Tipsaw, Indian, and Celina lakes, are located in Hoosier National Forest in Perry County, Indiana, have experienced annual fish kills for over a decade.
Visitors are drawn to Marengo and Wyandotte caves, Patoka Lake, Blue River, Carnes Mill Nature Preserve, Harrison-Crawford State Forest, Hemlock Cliffs and Hoosier National Forest.
These data are also compared to recent similar studies on military facilities in northern West Virginia, Camp Dawson Collective Training Area (Camp Dawson), and central Indiana, Crane Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center (Crane), and to Hoosier National Forest (HNF), also in central Indiana.
That is where you will find the giant 200,000-acre Hoosier National Forest.
Even National Guard training on the Hoosier National Forest in Indiana was suspended.
Forests under consideration for the tree-planting program include Hoosier National Forest in Indiana, Mark Twain National Forest in Missouri and Shoshone National Forest in Illinois.
On the Hoosier National Forest (Indiana), unlimited collection permits of goldenseal increased from 176 in 1993 to 519 in 1996 (Olsen 1997).
Andy Mahler and Linda Lee hosted the first Pow Wow in 1987 at their rambling house on a gravel road that deadends in the Hoosier National Forest in southern Indiana.
The revised Forest Plan for Indiana's Hoosier National Forest, approved in April 1991, allows harvesting of nonnative stands of pine planted in the 1930s.
Three lakes in Hoosier National Forest, Perry County, southern Indiana, were studied for changes in dissolved oxygen, temperature, pH, oxidation-reduction potential, salinity, specific conductance, and total dissolved solids because they have experienced recent fish kills.
Its attractions include the Hoosier National Forest, Marengo Cave, Wyandote Cave and Newton-Stewart State Recreation Area.
Deam Wilderness, part of the Hoosier National Forest, to preserve its wilderness character.