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68 mi 109 km of trail 4 Featured Rides

Easy Trails 16 Trails Intermediate Trails 19 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails

No matter what you’re looking for, escape comes naturally in Brown County. Eclectic boutiques and galleries, breathtaking scenery, welcoming accommodations, and endless outdoor adventures await. A great spot for the true nature lover, Brown County is home to a state park (Indiana's largest), a state forest, and a national forest. Hiking, mountain biking, zip lining, kayaking, horseback riding, golf, ATV tours, and more, Brown County is your gateway to the great outdoors! Unplug from daily life and reconnect with one another as you experience the rustic beauty and artisanal charm of Brown County. Plan your escape today… you’ll be glad you did.

Visiting Tips

Any time of year is a great time to visit Brown County! As the most forested county in Indiana, we always have beautiful scenery and plenty of outdoor activities. Fall is the most popular time to visit due to our stunning colorful foliage, but you can expect a wonderful visit any month!

Camping & Lodging

Brown County has some great accomidations like the Brown County Inn, Cornerstone Inn, Robinwood Inn, Creekside Retreat, Rawhide Ranch, Story Inn, or one of the many cozy cabins.

Outfitters, Tours, & Shuttles

Get ready to hit our famous mountain bike trails with a visit to Hesitation Point Brown County Bicycle shop or Q's Bikes.

Other Activities

Stroll around the downtown Village of Nashville (home to over 150 unique shops), get some grub at one of our great restaurants, try some beers at Big Woods Pizza or Brewing Company, sample some wine at one of our four downtown wine tasting rooms, take a tour of Bear Wallow Distillery, drive out and explore the historic Story Inn, learn about Brown County's past at the History Center or Pioneer Village, catch some live music in our bars and restaurants, or even take part in one of our exciting festivals (over 30 per year to be exact)!

If you're looking for a cooler activity you can explore the backwaters of Brown County via a kayak tour with Most High Adventure Outfitters.

Maps & Guidebooks

Stop by the Brown County Visitor Center to get all your maps and materials! Some must have pieces are the Brown County State Park map and the Brown County Mountain Bike Guide!

Featured Rides in Brown County - 4

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Favorite Hobbs Hollow Berms

Brown County State Park

28.6 mi 46.0 km • Loop • 2,219 ft Ascent 676.35 m Ascent

Singletrack Nashville, IN

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Favorite A short downhill headed north on the North Gate Connector Trail.

Brown County State Park Easy Loop

7.2 mi 11.6 km • Loop • 505 ft Ascent 153.8 m Ascent

Singletrack Nashville, IN

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Favorite J. enjoying the autumn ride on Bartley Ridge during the 2017 Brown Bounty Epic.

2018 Brown County Epic Full Route

95.5 mi 153.7 km • Loop • 5,947 ft Ascent 1812.74 m Ascent

Singletrack Nashville, IN

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Favorite MTB fun!

Lance's Loop to Frog Man

8.6 mi 13.8 km • Loop • 686 ft Ascent 209.05 m Ascent

Singletrack Nashville, IN

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Trails in Brown County - 33

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3.4 mi 5.4 km #1 Hobbs Hollow Flow Trail
Nashville, IN
3.4 mi 5.4 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Some Mud: Some rain yesterday and last night. The rain was needed. Trails should be ok this afternoon if no more rain.
1 hour ago
45 
3.9 mi 6.3 km #2 Green Valley Trail
Nashville, IN
3.9 mi 6.3 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Some Mud: Some rain yesterday and last night. The rain was needed. Trails should be ok this afternoon if no more rain.
1 hour ago
31 
2.5 mi 4.1 km #3 Hesitation Point Trail
Nashville, IN
2.5 mi 4.1 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Some Mud: Some rain yesterday and last night. The rain was needed. Trails should be ok this afternoon if no more rain.
1 hour ago
24 
2.2 mi 3.5 km #4 Limekiln Trail
Nashville, IN
2.2 mi 3.5 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Some Mud: Some rain yesterday and last night. The rain was needed. Trails should be ok this afternoon if no more rain.
1 hour ago
22 
5.6 mi 9.1 km #5 Crooked Creek Loop
Nashville, IN
5.6 mi 9.1 km Nashville, IN
All Clear
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7 days ago
16 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #6 Walnut Trail
Nashville, IN
2.0 mi 3.2 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Some Mud: Some rain yesterday and last night. The rain was needed. Trails should be ok this afternoon if no more rain.
1 hour ago
21 
1.8 mi 3.0 km #7 Bobcat
Nashville, IN
1.8 mi 3.0 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Some Mud: Some rain yesterday and last night. The rain was needed. Trails should be ok this afternoon if no more rain.
1 hour ago
14 
3.2 mi 5.2 km #8 Aynes Loop
Nashville, IN
3.2 mi 5.2 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Some Mud: Some rain yesterday and last night. The rain was needed. Trails should be ok this afternoon if no more rain.
1 hour ago
21 
2.9 mi 4.7 km #9 Lance's Loop
Nashville, IN
2.9 mi 4.7 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry
56 days ago
0.6 mi 0.9 km #10 Downhill 2
Nashville, IN
0.6 mi 0.9 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry
56 days ago
0.6 mi 1.0 km #11 Flying Flynn
Nashville, IN
0.6 mi 1.0 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry
56 days ago
3.9 mi 6.2 km #12 North Tower Loop
Nashville, IN
3.9 mi 6.2 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Some Mud: Some rain yesterday and last night. The rain was needed. Trails should be ok this afternoon if no more rain.
1 hour ago
20 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #13 Pine Loop
Nashville, IN
1.1 mi 1.7 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Some Mud: Some rain yesterday and last night. The rain was needed. Trails should be ok this afternoon if no more rain.
1 hour ago
18 
4.0 mi 6.4 km #14 Schooner Trace Trail
Nashville, IN
4.0 mi 6.4 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Some Mud: Some rain yesterday and last night. The rain was needed. Trails should be ok this afternoon if no more rain.
1 hour ago
0.7 mi 1.1 km #15 Big Frog One
Nashville, IN
0.7 mi 1.1 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry
56 days ago
1.1 mi 1.8 km #16 North Gate Connector
Nashville, IN
1.1 mi 1.8 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Some Mud: Some rain yesterday and last night. The rain was needed. Trails should be ok this afternoon if no more rain.
1 hour ago
12 
1.6 mi 2.5 km #17 Homestead
Nashville, IN
1.6 mi 2.5 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry
56 days ago
0.8 mi 1.3 km #18 Cruiser
Nashville, IN
0.8 mi 1.3 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry
56 days ago
3.0 mi 4.8 km #19 Lucas Hollow
Nashville, IN
3.0 mi 4.8 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Some Mud
14 days ago
0.9 mi 1.4 km #20 Frog Man
Nashville, IN
0.9 mi 1.4 km Nashville, IN
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry
56 days ago

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