9 am to 5 pm daily (weather permitting), the Saddle Barn offers
guided trail rides, pony rides and hayrides.
The Saddle Barn can be reached by phone at (812) 988-8166.
- Trail rides (for the older ones)
- Pony rides (for the younger ones)
You are welcome to bring your own horse to explore the some
70 miles of bridle trails through the steep, forested hills
of Brown County State Park. Day-use
parking spots, as well as Class
C (primitive) campsites and Class
A campsites are available at the Horsemen's Campground,
which caters to horse riding enthusiasts. Each horse you bring
into the park must have a Horse Tag (see below).
Horse Use Fees
Horse Tag ($5 Daily/$20 Annual) entitles one horse
access and the use of DNR properties where horse use is allowed.
A Horse Tag is required for each horse on DNR property. The
Annual Horse Tag is good from January 1, until December 31,
of the year issued.
Horse Tags may be purchased in person at the park. Annual
Horse Tags may also be purchased by mail (or by phone with
credit card) at:
DNR Customer Service Center
402 W Washington Street W160
Indianapolis IN, 46204
RVs & vehicles towing trailers must use West Gate Entrance (off S.R.
46, west of Nashville).
North Gate Covered Bridge is restricted to 9 foot height and 3 ton weight
Horsemen's Campground users should use entrance off 135 South.