Districts

Brownstown Ranger District -

The Brownstown Ranger District is co-located with the Supervisors Office of the Hoosier National Forest in the Bedford Office. The staff share these facilities which manage both the two units of the Hoosier north of Paoli and west to Loogootee known as the Pleasant Run and Lost River Units.

Brownstown District Office Sign

Brownstown District Ranger: Michelle Paduani ​

Brownstown District Office Address:

Our Bedford Office's address is:

  • 811 Constitution Avenue
  • Bedford, IN 47421
  • Phone: 812-275-5987
  • Fax: 812-279-3423
  • Toll Free: 1-866-302-4173
  • Federal Relay Number for the Deaf or Hearing Impaired: 1-800-877-8339

GPS Lat/Long coordinates: 38 deg 52' 12.824"N / 86 deg 31' 7.86"W


Tell City Ranger District -

The Tell City Ranger District is located in Tell City and manages the southern two units of the Hoosier. The units are called the Patoka and Tell City Units.

Tell City office Sign

Tell City District Ranger: Michelle Paduani ​ (One district ranger manages both districts) 

Tell City District Office Address:

  • Tell City Ranger District
  • 248 15th Street
  • Tell City, IN 47586
  • Phone; 812-547-7051
  • Fax: 812-547-6144
  • The Federal Relay system for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired for all offices is 1-800-877-8339.

GPS Lat/Long coordinates: 37 deg 56' 40.218"N / 86 deg 45' 35.626"W