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Best trails in Clifty Falls State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Clifty Falls State Park, Indiana? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, views trails, waterfall trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Clifty Falls State Park ranging from 0.8 to 7 miles and from 797 to 826 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Please beware of the signs for White-nosed Syndrome, a fungus that is killing bats in large numbers in the Northeastern U.S. and is now spreading west. To learn more about WNS, visit www.dnr.IN.gov/batdisease.

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Map of trails in Clifty Falls State Park
Park information
Acreage:
1416 acres
Park hours
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Contact
(812) 273-8885
Helpful links
Top trails (9)
#1 - Clifty Falls, Hoffman Falls, Tunnel Falls
Clifty Falls State Park
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 36 m
For up to date COVID information, see the park website here: https://www.in.gov/dnr/10342.htm?utm_source=agency-website&utm_medium=&utm_campaign=&utm_term=&utm_content= The park has $9 entrance fee fShow more
#2 - Clifty Falls Trails 8 and 2
Clifty Falls State Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 40 m
Clifty Falls Trails 8 and 2 is a 3.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Madison, Indiana that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiShow more
#3 - Tunnel Falls to Lily Memorial
Clifty Falls State Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 49 m
This trail includes many steep stairs. The tunnel is open from May 1-Oct. 31. It is closed Nov. 1-April 30 to protect hibernating bats.Show more
#4 - Clifty Falls Trail 7
Clifty Falls State Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 56 m
Clifty Falls Trail 7 is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Madison, Indiana that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nShow more
#5 - Little Clifty Falls
Clifty Falls State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 45 m
Little Clifty Falls is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Madison, Indiana that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walShow more
#6 - Clifty Falls Trail 2
Clifty Falls State Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
Clifty Falls Trail 2 is a 2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Madison, Indiana that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking Show more
#7 - Trail 3 and 4 Hoffman Falls Loop
Clifty Falls State Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 32 m
Trail 3 and 4 Hoffman Falls Loop is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Madison, Indiana that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily usedShow more
#8 - Clifty Falls #5, #4, #3, and #8 Loop
Clifty Falls State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(49)
Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
Clifty Falls #5, #4, #3, and #8 Loop is a 4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Madison, Indiana that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activitShow more
#9 - Trail 9
Clifty Falls State Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 31 m
Trail 9 is a 1.1 mile point-to-point trail located near Madison, Indiana that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nShow more