UPDATE: Brown County SP open for some free day use activities and services only

Nashville, INThe park will reopen for some activities and services on Monday. This includes sight-seeing, fishing and picnicking. Abe Martin Lodge remains closed, and the pools, all modern restrooms, and drinking fountains will remain closed. Guests who visit must bring their own drinking water. Vault toilets are available in multiple locations in the park. Gates will be staffed, but no admission will be charged.

The nature center and park office will be open, but restrooms in those buildings will be closed. Some hiking trails will be open, but mountain bike trails and horse trails will remain closed as crews continue to evaluate them for the impact of torrential rain and high winds.   

Park staff continue to work closely with DNR’s Division of Engineering, consultants, and the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) to ensure that when the park fully reopens there is safe drinking water and water for all needed uses across the property.