Mogan Ridge East Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This 6.7 mile hike-only trail winds through scenic hardwood forests and rock outcrops. It links up with the longer 12.3 mile Mogan Ridge West trail and goes through some interesting barrens areas.

For a downloadable flier of both the Mogan Ridge East and West Trails with a map and more information click here.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: open year round.
Fees None
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Horse, mountain bike, or motorized travel is not permitted on this trail.
Closest Towns: Derby, 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: 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 to IN Highway 66 and then go north for about 1.5 miles until you see the sign on the right side of the road. From Tell City or Cannelton: Take IN Highway 66 east from Tell City through Cannelton until you come to Derby. After you pass through Derby, you'll see signs on the right. GPS Coordinates: Lat- 38o 3' 1.514"N Long- 86o 31' 14.044"W

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities


Hiking

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Backpacking

This 6.7 mile hike-only trail winds through scenic hardwood forests and rock outcrops. It links up with the longer 12.3 mile Mogan Ridge West trail which together make for a nice backpacking length trail. The trails go through some interesting barrens areas with some nice rock outcrops.

Fire Informationold fire scars where people have built fires may be seen.

Day Hiking

This 6.7 mile hike-only trail winds through scenic hardwood forests and rock outcrops. It links up with the longer 12.3 mile Mogan Ridge West trail and goes through some interesting barrens areas. There are some nice rock outcrops in this area.

Fire Informationold fire scars may be seen at trailhead.
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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
6.7 miles

  Latitude : 
38.0509

  Longitude : 
-86.5207

 



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