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Youngs Creek Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Youngs Creek Trail

This 12.7 mile trail designed for use by hikers, mountain bike riders, and horse back riders offers shady trails, scenic hardwood forests and a variety of terrain.

Click here for a downloadable flier with information and a map on this area.

At a Glance

Fees none
Permit Info: Horses and mountain bike riders (age 17 years and older) are required to have a permit and stay on trails designated for that type of use. Permits are available from our offices and local vendors.
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Motorized travel is not permitted.
Closest Towns: Paoli, IN
Water: none
Restroom: Vault toilets at Youngs Creek Horse Camp
Operated By: US Forest Service, Tell City Ranger District, 248 15th Street, Tell City, IN 47586; Phone: 812-547-7

General Information

Directions: From Hwy 37 to the Campground and northern trailhead: From Hwy 37 turn onto County Road 250 S. and proceed 0.9 miles to brown FS sign, turn left onto 50W and follow to horse camp 1.2 miles, camp is on the left side of road.From Hwy 37 to smaller trailhead: From Hwy 37 turn onto County Road 550 South at the Pine Valley Store and proceed 0.8 miles to Young’s Creek Trailhead on right side of road. GPS Coordinates: Lat- 38o 30' 13.276"N, Long- 86o 27' 57.505"W

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This 12.7 mile trail designed for use by hikers, mountain bike riders, and horse back riders offers shady trails, scenic hardwood forests and a variety of terrain. This is a more difficult trail with several steep sections and much of it is single-track trail.

Water AvailabilityAvailable at the Trailhead and in streams and lake
Size Restrictionsno
Loading Rampno
Hitching RailsYes
Corralsno
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
  12.7 miles
  Latitude : 
38.5079
  Longitude : 
-86.4660