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Johnson's Shut-ins State Park, Middle Brook

Categories: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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4.6/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web
Johnson's Shut-ins State Park is located in Middle Brook. See Johnson's Shut-ins State Park and all Middle Brook has to offer by arranging your trip with our Middle Brook trip generator.
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  • Nice clean park, with ample parking that is just steps away from access to the water and the large rocks that the shut-ins are famous for. Bring water socks to navigate through the rocks to the pool o...  read more »
  • After visiting family in the area once or twice a year for several years, we finally made the decision to drive the "extra" distance and check out the park. Bottom line, it was a great time. We were t...  read more »
  • Can get a bit crowded in the summer, but a very interesting place to experience. Pets aren't allowed at this park. 
  • I was nervous about takeing a small child here after seeing some reviews. Well I am so glad I did!! Life jackets for little kids, swim shoes for everyone and everyone will have a blast. I didn't just turn the little ones loose but went out with them and we had so much fun. When you go down the main entrance down to the Shut-ins make your way to the left for a nice little gravel bar and a perfect swimming spot for the littles. The further you go down to the right the bigger the rocks and drop offs get.
  • Remarkable formations found in the river. Bring your sense of adventure as you climb your way over these ancient rocks. Crystal clear waters. Lots of fun,but wear shoes! It is all rock bottom.
  • Excellent day trip. Be sure to bring your bathing clothes. The falls and the pool below make an awesome place to cool off with the family. Also has some awesome hiking trails that will take you to areas with breath taking views. Truly a must for your summer travels.
  • Several hot summer days spent here. Beautiful sights, clear water, fun for the whole family. Come here once and you'll never want to leave. I need to come back to see the damage caused by the reservoir failure.
  • Our family absolutely loved it! We brought our 3 & 1yr old and they had a blast too. I definitely recommend water shoes to maneuver the rocks, and life jackets for little ones who can not swim.
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