Mounds State Park

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Mounds State Park is a 2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Anderson, Indiana that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and trail running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
118 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

trail running

walking

forest

river

1 month ago

Been here several times always enjoy it, lots of wildlife as well as a variety of plants to discover here. Love hiking by the water.

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9 months ago

Beautiful park with lots of wildlife.

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Sunday, July 09, 2017

Great easy hike, wide and well-marked. Plenty of benches, picnic table and some shelters along the way. The lower part of Trail 5 can be inaccessible if the water is high. Make sure to bring bug spray!

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Saturday, April 15, 2017

For a small State Park it has some nice trails.

Friday, March 03, 2017

very clean, and trails well marked

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Great place to get the family together.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Great family park. Easy trails. Picnic tables everywhere. Grills and pavilions. Most of the trails are the six foot wide graded type. My grand kids love it. The dogs love it to. You can wade or fish in the river just off the trails.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Very pleasant hiking trail. Wide, clear and well kept. A little slick in spots with ice on the trail this morning.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Local park near me when I went to college. There are lots of streams running off that brought a trickling effect during my morning walk. Plenty of tree coverage with some educational signs about the Indian mounds and early history.

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Sunday, October 16, 2016

When I was in my final semester of college, I would come here 2-3 days a week. Very scenic for Central Indiana, with plenty of wildlife to see.

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Sunday, October 09, 2016

Short, entertaining, and easy or moderate trails available. Multiple access points to beautiful river!

Friday, May 27, 2016

Great local park and river access!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Short and Fun with Multiple levels of difficulty

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Easy hike, beautiful though. Worth the time investment just for the scenery.

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Monday, February 17, 2014

Mounds State Park is great for easy to moderate hiking. We did the outer loop with the dogs today. The trails weren't too bad even in the snow. The Mounds are really cool, the history makes the hiking that much better.

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Saturday, May 11, 2013

Easy loop trails, not well marked at all. Lots of stairs. Interesting mounds and historical signs for information.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

An easy hike through a cool forest, occasionally uphill & stairs. The trails often intersect with eachother and are not clearly marked; however the trails are short, I was able to walk the whole park within three hours. The mounds are interesting to view and there are informational plaques next to each one. I would recommend for anyone wanting some history and hiking.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Easy walking trails but deep in history, white river was low when we kayaked it in Aug 2011.

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Sunday, February 19, 2012

Great park great trails good scenery

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Not as boring as thought. A nice walk through old forest and along White River. Also an interesting grouping of earthen mounds dating back 2000+ years. Refreshing

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Saturday, June 18, 2011

This trail is short and boring for the experienced hiker. Every hill is flanked by wooden stairs and the views of the creek are blocked by weeds. The mound itself is interesting but not much else to look at here.

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