Brookville Lake in Indiana is an ideal place to explore the outdoors through fishing, hiking and more. Brookville is a small town in Franklin County, but it's big on outdoor offerings. Get out your fishing rods or lace up those hiking boots, because you'll be busy while visiting this community brimming with small town charm. A Brookville inn is the way to go, to experience the quaint surroundings and local flavor. BBOnline recommends these places to try for fishing, hiking and other outdoor pursuits.
Whitewater Memorial State Park
1418 S. State Road 101
Liberty, IN 47353
Those looking for a range of outdoor activities to participate in would be wise to visit Whitewater Memorial State Park. It comprises the 200-acre Whitewater Lake and access to Brookville Lake Reservoir, making for a fun family getaway complete with plenty of recreational activities. Amenities include picnic areas, hiking trails, swimming, bridle trails and cabins. It also features seasonal Interpretive Naturalist Services, canoe and paddleboat rentals, fishing and camping.
P.O. Box 100
Brookville, IN 47012
The 5,260-acre Brookville Lake features many of the same attractions, from fishing and boating to hiking and water skiing. Bring a picnic lunch, try your hand at horseshoes, go hunting or head to the playground with the kids. There's also a shooting range, hunting area, nine boat launch ramps and volleyball nets. This place really does have it all; it's a great place to head to after relaxing at your Brookville bed and breakfast.
Whitewater Canal Trail
The Whitewater Canal Trail, a 2.6-mile hiking and biking trail along the scenic Whitewater Canal, is comprised of crushed limestone and packed dirt and grass, perfect for biking or just taking a stroll.
Brookville Lake Beach
14108 SR 101 Brookville, IN 47012
Splash in the water at Brookville Lake Beach Swimming from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Stop off at the bathhouses to get changed and freshen up. A snack bar provides refreshments and lifeguards are on duty during posted times.
Salt Creek Ranch
21040 US 52 Laurel, Indiana
Enjoy the scenery while on horseback at Salt Creek Ranch, with 700 acres of wooded trails in nearby Metamora. Riding and hay rides are both available. The Saddle and Paddle package includes a 12-mile canoe trip.
BBOnline can help you make your Brookville trip a reality. Book a quality B&B at Brookville Lake or surrounding areas for a fresh perspective on this Franklin County community.