the wide variety of facilities and services available at Brown
County State Park there is bound to be an experience
to satisfy your outdoor preferences.
Those who enjoy exploring the park by hiking or horseback riding
will find many miles of well-marked trails. Meandering through
the rolling hills of Brown County State
Park are about 70 miles of bridle
trails and over 12 miles of hiking
trails. In fact, the southwestern and eastern parts of the
park can be visited only by foot or on a horse. You can bring
your own horse, or enjoy guided trail rides and pony rides at
the Saddle Barn.
Picnickers have a variety of picnic
areas to choose from, and some have shelters with fireplaces.
Many are close to drinking water, restrooms, or playground equipment.
There are also several reservable
shelter houses throughout the park.
to Brown County State Park can
also enjoy an Olympic-size swimming
pool and fishing (or ice fishing)
on two lakes. The Nature Center
also offers a variety of exhibits, displays and scheduled interpretive
naturalist services year-round.
A variety of wildlife species adapted to life in the forest
and forest edges can be found at Brown
County State Park. Mammals found in the park include
white-tailed deer, raccoon and gray squirrel. Birds include
robin, white-breasted nuthatch, bluejay, cardinal, junco and
crow. Wild turkeys also call the park home, so you might see
one If you're lucky.
of the various campgrounds
are open year-round at Brown County State
Park. Camping choices include Class
A (electric) campsites, Class
B campsites, Horsemen
Class A campsites, Horsemen
Class C (primitive) campsites, a Youth
Tent Area and a Rally
For visitors preferring all the comforts of home a stay at
Abe Martin Lodge is
just the ticket. Containing 84 bedrooms itself, the Lodge also
operates 24 sleeping cabins (containing
56 bedrooms) and 20 family housekeeping
cabins. The Lodge also houses meeting rooms and a public