Charlestown State Park


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Charlestown State Park


Location:Along the Ohio River, near Charlestown, at 12500 State Road 62
Facilities:132 campsites with electric hookups, flush toilets, showers, hiking trails (8 miles; moderate to rugged), picnic areas with shelters, playgrounds.
Activities:Camping, hiking, fishing, bird watching, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Park features Fourteenmile Creek valley and elevation changes of more than 200 feet, with topography that includes Devonian fossil outcrops and areas of karst sinkholes.
Address:PO Box 38
Charlestown, IN 47111

Phone:812-256-5600
Web: www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/properties/park_charlestown.html
Size: 2,400 acres.

See other parks in Indiana.
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Another 4,000 acres of the former ammunition plant will become the Charlestown State Park.
Two small shrubs were found in the open field northeast of the old black powder plant at Charlestown State Park.
Thomas discovered a population of about 14 plants distributed in the lower end of a seep in Charlestown State Park off Trail 1.
This vine was considered state extirpated (SX) until three sites were discovered by Thomas in Charlestown State Park in 2000.
Occasional on thin soil over a limestone ledge in Charlestown State Park.
A single plant was discovered by Thomas in the edge of a wet depression off Jersey Avenue east of the current Charlestown State Park boundary in an area expected to become annexed to the park.
Occasional to locally common in Charlestown State Park.
The "Maxwell 3367, 25 August 2000," collection from Charlestown State Park would be a second report.
Maxwell ("Maxwell 3409, 10/19/2000") found a population of about 100 plants on a Fourteen Mile Creek sand bank near the north bridge in what is now Charlestown State Park.
Two large Clark County populations were pointed out by Homoya about 1994 on the wooded floor of Lick Creek Ravine, in what is now Charlestown State Park.
Observed by Thomas & Howell Curtis, Charlestown State Park in a disturbed area north of Trail 1 parking.
But the DNR chose the name Charlestown State Park, much to the dismay of many in the community who wanted the name to be more reflective of the area's history.