Hoosier National Forest
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Mogan Ridge West Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Riding the Mogan Ridge West Trail

This 12.3 mile trail is designated for hiking, horse riding, and mountain biking and winds through scenic hardwood forests and barrens, past interesting rock outcrops and for hikers- ties in with the 6.7 mile Mogan Ridge East Trail for a longer hike/backpack trail.

For a downloadable flier with a map and more information click here.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: open year round.
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: Derby, IN
Water: none
Restroom: none
Operated By: US Forest Service, Tell City Ranger District, 248 15th Street, Tell City, IN 47586; Phone: 812-547-7

General Information

Directions: From I-64: From I-64, take the IN 37 exit south toward Tell City (Exit 79). Go south on IN 37 approximately 18 miles to IN 70. Go east on IN 70 no more than 0.1 miles to Old IN 37. Travel north on Old IN 37 1.1 miles to the Mogan Ridge sign on the right side of the road. Turn right traveling east on an unmarked gravel road for 0.4 miles to the radio tower parking area on the left. Look for the radio tower. GPS Coordinates: Lat- 38o 4' 15.995"N Long- 86o 36' 28.301"W

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This 12.3 mile trail is designated for hiking, horse riding, and mountain biking and winds through scenic hardwood forests and barrens and past interesting rock outcrops.

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
  12.3 mile
  Latitude : 
38.0731
  Longitude : 
-86.6106