Owen-Putnam State Forest

 

Campground Type
State Park

Location:
2153 Fishcreek Rd.
Spencer, Indiana 47460

Phone:
812-829-2462

Web:
Owen-Putnam State Forest

Campground Details

Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 40

Hike through some of the best hardwood forests in the country. Enjoy deer, squirrel and turkey hunting. Fish in one of the ponds. Horseback ride through some of the beautiful hills of south central Indiana, including a view of a 50-foot sandstone bluff. This property consists of many scattered holdings in a north-south orientation and because of this scattered nature, care should be exercised to avoid trespassing on private land.

Camping
Fish Creek Campground: 14 sites, available water; Horse Campground: 15 sites, water trough; and Rattlesnake Campground: 11 sites. Campgrounds are primitive (Class C) and are provided with vault toilets, picnic tables, grills and parking spurs. Rattlesnake and the Horse campground have no drinking water, but this can be obtained at the Forest Office or Fish Creek Campground. Campsites are available on a first come, first serve basis; please self-register at booths located in each campground.

Hunting
Deer, squirrel and turkey hunting. A valid hunting license is required. Hunter access: please respect the rights of private landowners.

Hiking Trails
Hiking is available on the forest access trails and bridle trails throughout the forest property. Hikers and horseback riders are advised to wear hunter orange or other bright clothing while on trails during hunting season.

Horse Trails
All horses brought, driven or ridden onto Owen-Putnam State Forest must have either a valid daily or annual horse use tag.

Mountain Bike Trails
Owen-Putnam State Forest offers 6 miles of mountain bike trails. Mountain bikes are only permitted on those designated trails.
 

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