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.

See other parks in Indiana.
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Contract Awarded for Hoosier National Forest / Tell City Ranger District / Tige NNIS
Six females were collected from Buzzard Roost in Hoosier National Forest, Perry Co.
Grouse are just a shadow of what they once were in Virginia, and they have all but vanished from Indiana's Hoosier National Forest and the Sumter National Forest in South Carolina, which once had a thriving grouse population.
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.
1994) developed a multifactor ECS for the Hoosier National Forest and surrounding areas in southern Indiana.
Case 1 is Ohio State Forests and Wayne National Forest, Case 2 is Indiana State Forests and Hoosier National Forest, Case 3 is Washington State Forests and Gifford Pinchot National Forest, and Case 4 is Oregon State Forests and Siuslaw National Forest.
Hoosier National Forest officials created task forces to deal with certain issues, such as a project designed to catalogue existing forest openings and decide which to maintain and where to create possible new ones.
On the Hoosier National Forest (Indiana), unlimited collection permits of goldenseal increased from 176 in 1993 to 519 in 1996 (Olsen 1997).