Hoosier Hikers Council’s Twenty-first Annual Meeting


Save the date for the
Hoosier Hikers Council’s 21st Annual Meeting
March 12, 2016

Join us at the beautiful Lutheran Hills Camp in the Brown County hills to see what we have been up to in 2015!
There will be a slide show of 2015 activities, hikes, speakers, door prizes, awards, lasagna dinner, and plenty of time to socialize with other HHC members.
There is even an option to stay overnight in rustic Shedron Lodge or camp by the lake.
Nonmembers and members are welcome!

Schedule of Activities:

11:00 to 1:00 Short hike to Fox’s Den Shelter or a 2 hour hike on the Tecumseh Trail

1:30 Member meeting with Annual Report from board members

2:30 Program about the Mounds Greenway project

3:00 Featured speaker: A.J. Ariens, Forest Archaeologist – A.J. began her career as The IN DNR – Division of Forestry’s Intermittent Forest Archaeologist in 2002 and took on her role as the Division’s full-time Archaeologist in 2004. A.J. oversees the Division of Forestry’s cultural resource program, which, in part, entails conducting archaeological investigations, managing historical and cultural documents and artifacts, and working with the properties’ historic structures and cemeteries.

4:00 Awards, door prizes

5:30 Dinner (Main Dishes and table service provided) Please bring a side dish or dessert).

7:30 Clean up

Stay overnight at one of the guesthouses or cabins or camp by the lake $15 -$20 per person. Bring something to share for breakfast. Coffee will be provided for early risers. Possible hike after breakfast. For more information, directions, overnight reservations, or to volunteer to help with the meeting call 855-812-HIKE or email hoosierhikerscouncil@gmail.com.

Feel free to bring a musical instrument and photos of your latest hiking adventures!


Lutheran Hills is located in southern Indiana in Brown County near Nashville and Bloomington. It has 750 acres of rolling hills, seven miles of hiking trails, and a seventeen acre lake.

Address: 6371 Bear Creek Rd., Morgantown, IN 46160

From the SOUTH …From I-65,  exit at Columbus/ Nashville/Bloomington onto Indiana 46 and go west to Nashville, then north on Indiana 135 to Bean Blossom. See directions for EVERYONE.

From the NORTH …Take I-465 to the southwest side of Indianapolis, then Indiana 37 south to Martinsville, then Indiana 252 east to Morgantown, then Indiana 135 south to Bean Blossom. See directions for EVERYONE.

Directions for EVERYONE …From Bean Blossom take Indiana 45 west. About 2 miles past Helmsburg the road takes a sharp left, but YOU DON’T. Turn right (sign posted) onto the paved road. Lutheran Hills is located 2 miles further on Bear Creek Rd. The entrance to the camp is on the right side of the road next to the manager’s residence. Address …6371 Bear Creek Rd. / Morgantown IN 46160 / (812) 988-2519.