The Hoosier State is home to a lot of beautiful scenery and fantastic attractions, but it’s also home to bears. It may sound like an oxymoron at first: Bears in Indiana? But there are several places where these furry creatures can be found throughout the state.
If you’re looking for a new adventure this summer that will give you a close encounter with nature, head on down to one of these five spots! 1) Brown County State Park – One of the most popular destinations in Indiana for outdoor lovers is Brown County State Park. There are plenty of trails for hikers and bikers alike as well as opportunities for fishing, camping, swimming or just relaxing on the beach.
Head on over to Cedar Lake Road for a chance to spot the resident black bears. The Brown County State Park is located in southern Indiana and was named one of the best parks in America by USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Awards.
There are plenty of trails for hikers, bikers, campers, beach-goers, or anyone looking for some peace and quiet with nature. The park features Cedar Lake Road where you can see black bears roaming around freely. Brown County State Park has been voted as one of the top states parks in America according to USA Today’s Readers’ Choice Award Polls. “There have also been many reports over time that wolves live there too!” said Kevin Kelly from WFIE News Channel 14 Eau Claire Wisconsin affiliate station.