Nature & Science

Nature Watch LogoOpportunities abound for enjoying nature on the Hoosier National Forest. The NatureWatch program is for people to experience wildlife, fish, and flowers in their natural settings; to promote recreational viewing opportunities; facilitate learning about the environment; and to promote conservation efforts and wise use of natural resources.

To learn more about some of the NatureWatch opportunities on the Hoosier, please click on the any of the following buttons.


Fall and Spring Color

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Fall and Spring are great times to visit southern Indiana and view some amazing colors on the Forest...

Fire on the Hoosier National Forest

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Learn about the history of fire on the Hoosier, fire prevention, and the use of prescribed fire as well as lookout towers and other interesting facts related to fire on the Forest.