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Salamonie River State Forest

Near: AndrewsIN (Weather)
Number of
Trails:
3 Total
Mileage
16 Difficulty: Rigorous Trail
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Trail Description These trails have a lot of potential but they are not marked very well and riders have created a lot of rogue trails that intersect all over the place. Without better trail markers, its hard to tell which trail to turn on and can make a first time user feel confused. There are several waterfalls, all marked clearly on the map but not in the actual forest, so theyre easy to miss (this is where a lot of the rogue trails are.) Waterfalls can barely be seen from your horse, you have to tie up and walk down to them. Expect mud if theres been a lot of rain. The forest is very pretty and the trail system connects to the Salamonie State Park trail system which can make your riding longer. Indiana state bridle tags required.
Best Time to Visit Spring to Fall
Times to Avoid After heavy rains
Campground Primitive campground, clean, with potable water and pit toilets. Larger rigs will be difficult to park unless you're good at that. Large day parking area. Map link below.... http://www.in.gov/dnr/forestry/4814.htm
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities: Operated by: Contact: Additional Information
Primitive, toilets, pump Tie up, water, streams Indiana DNR
260-468-2125
Salamonie Visitor Ctr
9214 W. Lost Bridge Rd.
Andrews, IN 46702
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This information was provided by D mccalment on 6/26/2017 3:52:59 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
 Easy
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

   

   

   

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