Oriole West Trail

Area Status: Open
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Hiking Oriole West Trail

This 7.2 mile trail is designated for hiking, horse riding and mountain biking. The trail winds through scenic hardwood forests. It connects to the adjacent 6.5 mile Oriole East Trail.

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

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: Sulphur, 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: Take I-64 to IN 237/IN 66 west (Exit 86). Go south on IN 66 west four miles to Jeffries Cemetery. Look for a small Hoosier National Forest sign on the right side of the road. Turn left into the parking area next to Jeffries Cemetery. Park there or go across the road at Oriole Pond. Coordinates are: Lat- 38o 11' 6.971"N Long- 86o 29' 22.662"W

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Horse Riding

This 7.2 mile trail is designated for hiking, horse riding and mountain biking. The trail winds through scenic hardwood forests and connects to the adjacent 6.5 mile Oriole East Trail for a longer riding experience. The trail has a very scenic bottom section and also contains some wide, gravel-covered stretches.

Water Availabilitystreams and lakes
Size Restrictionsno
Loading Rampno
Hitching RailsYes
Corralsno
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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
  7.2 miles
  Latitude : 
38.1868
  Longitude : 
-86.4934