Buzzard Roost Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Creek along the Buzzard Roost Trail

Buzzard Roost Trail is an 0.8 mile hiking trail that begins on the bluff overlooking the Ohio River and descends to the river adjacent a creek. There are several sandstone rock outcrops, and the trail winds past bluffs, hardwood forests, waterfalls, and views of the Ohio River and Kentucky. The trail is marked with white diamonds. For a downloadable flier and map of the trail click here.

At a Glance

Fees None
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles, horses, and bicycles are not permitted on this trail.
Closest Towns: Sulphur, IN
Water: none
Restroom: none
Operated By: USFS, Tell City Ranger District, 248 15th Street, Tell City, IN 47586; Phone: 812-547-7051

General Information

Directions: From I-64: Take the IN 237/66 exit for English/ Sulphur south toward Sulphur. At Sulphur, there is a 3-way intersection, to get to Buzzard Roost continue south on IN 66 through the community of Oriole. Turn off State Highway 66, 1.5 miles south of Oriole onto the first road east (Onido Road) and follow it bearing to the right at the intersection of Onido and Orchard Roads. Continue on Onido Road to the marked entrance of Buzzard Roost. Turn left at the entrance sign and the trail begins along the bluff. GPS Coordinates: Lat- 38o 7' 11.273"N, Long- 86o 27' 56.379"W

Recreation Map

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Hiking

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Day Hiking

This 0.8 mile trail begins on the bluff overlooking the Ohio River and descends to the river adjacent a creek. It is marked with white diamonds. It winds past sandstone outcrops, bluffs, through hardwood forests, past waterfalls and along a creek. There are great views of the Ohio River and Kentucky.

Fire Informationonly at trailhead
Elevation descrocky steep sections

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
0.8 mile

  Latitude : 
38.1215

  Longitude : 
-86.4639

 



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