Come join the Hoosier Hikers Council on Saturday, March 19th, for a workday at Sycamore Land Trust’s Powell Preserve in Monroe County north of Ellettsville! We’re going to start building a new trail there that will feature ridgetop views, Beanblossom Creek, and open prairie. See below for information about HHC’s upcoming Annual Meeting (you’re invited)! Read more »
Due to impassable roads we are canceling the July 19th work day at Green’s Bluff. We’ll try again next month.
We are canceling the work day scheduled for Wednesday, June 2nd, at Green’s Bluff due to rain. We’ll resume our Wednesday work days at Green’s Bluff on June 9th.
On Saturday, March 16th the Hoosier Hikers Council will continue work on a new trail at Cagles Mill Lake, a US Army Corps of Engineers property southwest of Cloverdale, Indiana. This loop trail will be approximately 1.3 miles long, and it will feature views of the lake and some striking rock formations. For more information Read more »
Come join us again on March 9, 2019 for the 24th HHC Annual Meeting at Lutheran Hills in Brown County. We’ll get together for hikes, our business meeting (short), speakers, door prizes, awards, and a pitch-in dinner (please bring a dish to share). Meet other HHC members and catch up on what everyone’s been doing! Read more »
HHC’s third Saturday work day will be on the second Saturday in May due to the Run with the Foxes race on May 17th. This month we’re starting (and possibly finishing) a new project in Brown County. We’re going to build a trail that will provide a connection from the T.C. Steele State Historical Site to the Tecumseh Trail. This Read more »
Andrew Gustin created a fine map of the Adventure Hiking Trail in O’Bannon Woods State Park, and he sent it to the HHC so we could share it with interested hikers. We appreciate Andrew’s work and generosity! Download a large version of the map (25 Mb) here: http://www.hoosierhikerscouncil.org/assets/AHT_Large_24mb.pdf Or download a smaller version(660 Kb) here: Read more »
November’s third Saturday work day will be back at Eagle’s Crest Nature Preserve on the west side of Eagle Creek Park. The DNR Division of Nature Preserves and Indy Parks have asked the HHC to build a loop trail which highlights the rugged beauty of this nature preserve on the northwest side of Indianapolis. We’ll build a 1.5 mile Read more »
The next HHC Third Saturday Work Day, on August 17th, will be back at Monroe County’s Flatwoods Park. The park is on Flatwoods Road off of SR 46 at the western edge of Monroe County. To get there, take SR 46 west from Bloomington, past Ellettsville, to Flatwoods Road and turn south. You’ll see a Read more »
The HHC’s Tecumseh Trail Guide was just updated, to include the new re-route HHC just built, which eliminates the road walk up Indiana Hill! If you are looking for a new place to hike on a familiar trail, try out this new trail! At the top of the hill there is a short walk north Read more »