O'Bannon Woods State Park, Corydon

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O'Bannon Woods State Park is located near Leavenworth, Crawford County, Indiana, 32 miles (51 km) west of Louisville, KY.O'Bannon Woods was originally known as the Wyandotte Woods State Recreation Area, which was part of the Harrison-Crawford State Forest. Its main attraction is Wyandotte Caves, which contains over fifty miles of underground caverns and one of the world's largest underground "mountains". The Blue River runs through the park. Indiana DNR lists it as one of their "Seven Hidden Jewels".The park was named for former governor Frank O'Bannon and houses the O'Bannon Woods Interpretive Center, which offers exhibits and nature programs year round.
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  • My husband and I decided to get away to this beautiful state park for a couple of nights of camping and hiking. This park has a really nice nature center and pioneer village that includes an old hay p...  more »
  • It's close to Louisville but makes you feel like your miles away from the city life. Campgrounds are very shaded due to all the trees around the campgrounds. We had perfect spots with 81 & 83. It was ...  more »
  • We hiked the trail counter clock wise, starting at the campground, covering 8, 9, and 6 miles each day. With 25-30 lb packs, steep climbs and descents, and a dog, each daily distance was challenging. ...  more »
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  • Nice shady campground. Electric hookup only. Busy on weekends, but nice and quiet during the week. Beautiful pool and splash area. Great trails. Hike, bike, and horse. Picnic areas, fishing lake. Ranger Bob and his staff do a great job!
  • Phenomenal place for anyone! The Nature Center is worth the time, especially for families. Wonderful staff, great amenities and incredible sites/views.
  • Great park. Lots of hiking and mountain biking trails. Some of the best in the states hands down.
  • Great place, I walked the creek bed by the primitive horse camp and it was beautiful. I saw multiple natural springs and awesome rock formations.
  • Beautiful area. Great camping spots. Cool climbsble firetower. Really nice campsites.

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