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A hike with plentiful altitude changes

From Deam Lake to Leota, the trail provides a challenging hike with beautiful landscapes and a real... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
jeff9142015
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Bedford, Indiana
Impressive! Much harder than I was expecting......

I started from the south at mile marker 0. Made it 14.5 miles on the first day then camped. Much... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
BMaud1
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Bedford, Indiana
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27 May 2018
“A hike with plentiful altitude changes”
25 Mar 2018
“Impressive! Much harder than I was expecting......”
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

From Deam Lake to Leota, the trail provides a challenging hike with beautiful landscapes and a real sense of isolation from the modern world. Looking forward to return to finish the hike north from Leota.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank jeff9142015
Reviewed 25 March 2018

I started from the south at mile marker 0. Made it 14.5 miles on the first day then camped. Much more difficult than I was expecting since it's just "Indiana" but there are some pretty serious hills. Also, there are virtually no switchbacks. This makes...More

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank BMaud1
Reviewed 2 September 2016

While I have never hiked the trail in 1 through hike, We do hike smaller sections 1 at time.! My family loves hiking the section from Leota to Elk Creek. Its not for the faint of heart You will conquer some hills if you hike...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 22 October 2014

We did the Delaney Park Loop and the Spurgeon Hollow Loop in 2 days. The hike was nice, rugged in places and a few streams to cross. The trail itself was marked with blue and white blazes, but the mile markers in spots were non-existent....More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Mack055
Reviewed 29 September 2014

I have hiked the Knobstone Trail many times. It is a beautiful trail. Especially in the Fall. There is so much wildlife to see!

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank shaworth77
Reviewed 21 July 2014

The knobstone trail begins in Clark County, IN near Deam Lake and ends up in Northern Washington County near Delany Park. For the most part it is an excellent hiking trail. After the first 5 miles or so it's rugged. There are a lot of...More

Date of experience: October 2013
Thank MaryO88
Reviewed 1 January 2014

Looking for a place to do some back country hiking but can't get to the mountains, desert, etc.? The Knobstone (located in/around Salem, Indiana, not Salem, Oregon) may be your ticket. The Knobstone wanders through about 45 miles of state forestry land in southern Indiana...More

Date of experience: November 2013
3  Thank planourtrip
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