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TRAIL CONDITION: GOOD
It is time to wear a clothing items of hunter orange. It is deer firearms hunting season starts November 16 - December 1, 2013. Deer hunting hours: ½ hour before sunrise to ½ hour after sunset.
Hikers need to follow the orange color posts, since there are only a few trees left. If it is a bright sunny day, you will need to use sun protection in this section.
The closed section of the Knobstone Trail and Jackson Road Trailhead is opened.
“Thank You” to the members of the Hoosier Hikers Council, Burris Laboratory School of Ball State University, Wilderness Outreach, and numerous individuals, who assisted the divisions of forestry and outdoor recreation crews in restoring the KT and Jackson Road Trailhead.
Attention: Please check the below section for the current re-routes of the KT including a printable map.
NOTE: If you are aware of any adverse trail conditions on the KT, please let us know. Contact Nila Armstrong. Please be specific of type of hazard and location.
The Knobstone Trail has a few temporary re-routes that will affect your hiking at this time. This restriction is due to the timber management areas located in the Jackson-Washington State Forest and Deam Lake Trailhead area.
We will keep you posted on the status of each section. Thank you for your cooperation and patience during these projects.
Maps can be purchased at the DNR customer service center by calling 317-232-4200. The maps are $4.00 plus 7% tax each and includes shipping. They are 24" X 36" on waterproof paper and are printed in full color.
The following pdf files are about 7.0MB. So please wait while it is displaying the maps. These are the same maps that can be bought from DNR.
Maps can also be purchased near the trail at Clark State Forest, Jackson Washington State Forest and Delaney Park.
For more information on the Knobstone Trail, contact: