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Charlestown State Park #1 Trail is a 2.2 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Charlestown, Indiana that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 2.2 mi Elevation gain 216 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Hiking

Forest

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freat views, lots of terrain changes huge rocks and karst topography

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Reviews (155)
Photos (48)
Recordings (122)
Completed (254)
Matthew Case
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HikingMuddy

Lots of cool sights to see! Very dense trees too. A little muddy, but the incline/declines are perfectly dry. We got to a t intersection and I feel like we went down the wrong trail at the end. Will have to go soon and try out the different trail.

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Robin Dybedock
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HikingMuddy
C Morrison
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HikingFeeMuddyOver grown

Pretty good. No extreme or long inclines. I went counter clockwise. The trail has markers along the way labeled alphabetically. C to D was the toughest section. Be careful around B to C, there are some brambles that have grown up. Don't get scratched! $9 for non resident to enter the park. They have 7 trails total.

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Matthew Turner
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Hiking

Great trail with lots of karst formations, sinkholes, and even a natural spring. While their isn't a "destination view", the forest and environment are very beautiful and very enjoyable to hike.

Devin Hillsdon-Smith
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HikingRocky

Great hike. Good mix of elevation and flat with some decent views down into the lower sections of the park.

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Adam Edwards
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HikingRocky
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Eric Eads
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Hiking

great trail. cool rock formations in the middle.

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Kyann Barton
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HikingBlowdown
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Emily Catoe
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HikingMuddy
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Kyle Welch
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HikingMuddy

Cool trail. Neat rock features to hangout in, keep cool. Trail is rugged / rocky and typically slick after any rain.

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Laura Armistead
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Hiking

Awesome trail with nice views.

Chad Hartsfield
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Hiking

Great trail with lots of variety.

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Missy Meier
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Hiking

you can hear the expressway from the trail.

Jim Allgood
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Hiking

great trail with lots of great physical geography to view

Greg Whitt
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Hiking

Nice moderate trail. Spider webs were rough for the lead guy. Like this trail, will do again.

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Jeannie Heatherly
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Hiking

Sunday, April 28, 2019. Plethora of wildflowers today! The trail guide in the park labels this trail as rugged but I agree with AllTrails - Moderate.

Jeremy Beavin
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Rocky

one of my favorite trails. great variety.

Dave Carl
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Hiking

Fun little trail.

John Hodge
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First hike in awhile for the wife and me and this was the perfect trail for it. Nothing extreme but some elevation changes.

Brandon Ratliff
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Hiking

Nice hike. Took the kids 9 year old, 5 yr old and 2 year old in a pack. Challenging for the kiddos a little toward the end but overall very good.

Jennifer Schoonover
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Our family of 6 did this hike with the youngest being 3 years old. It was rugged and took us about an hour. Our 3 year old was carried for the last quarter of a mile. There were some interesting rock formations and changes in elevation with a glimpse of 14 mile creek. It definitely feels a bit secluded and all you could hear were the birds chirping in the woods.

Ty Y.
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Hiked July 1, 2018, with a 6 year old and a baby carrier. Tons of spider webs and not much rewarding scenery other than the bluff near Fourteen Mile Creek. The elevation changes near the creek provide a little bit of a challenge but more in terms of footwork and balance rather than endurance.

Brian Albanese
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Nice summer hike, couple downed trees, TON of spider webs.

Johnny Flowers
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Hiking

loved the scene!!! half way through has the best meditation zone.

James Darwin
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Nice winter hike.

Kendra LaMure
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Lovely little hike :)

Byron Sleepe
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Hiking

I brought my eight-year-old daughter and had a lovely hike. The trail was not too difficult but there were a couple of places that were a little bit slippery which is to be expected this time of year. Today is November 4,2017.

Christy Jamison
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I loved the scenery

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