Brown County State Park to reopen for one day

The Abe Martin Lodge at Brown County State Park. (Photo: Indiana DNR)
Brown County State Park Partially Reopens
Park opening Monday for limited activites

NASHVILLE, Ind. (WTHR) – Brown County State Park, the campgrounds, cabins and Abe Martin Lodge will remain closed through at least Monday, June 24 following recent heavy rain.

But the Indiana DNR has announced that the park will reopen one day for some "day use" activities and services on Monday, June 24.

Visitors will be able to sight-see, fish and picnic. Abe Martin Lodge remains closed, and the pools, all modern restrooms, and drinking fountains will remain closed.

Guests who visit for permitted activities must bring their own drinking water. Vault toilets are available in multiple locations in the park. Gates will be staffed, but no admission will be charged.

The nature center and park office will be open, but restrooms in those buildings will be closed.

DNR says some hiking trails will be open, but mountain bike trails and horse trails will remain closed as crews continue to evaluate them for the impact of torrential rain and high winds.

The park must submit two separate water samples and meet required drinking water standards before overnight facilities, drinking water fountains, the restaurant and other facilities can reopen.

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