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White River Public Access Point

Like Fishing? Try fishing on the White River through the public access site on Old River Road. (Click here for a public access point)

Hickory Hills Campground

Looking for a nice place to camp and enjoy the great outdoors? Hickory Hills Campground offers many recreational activities during your stay including fishing and much more!

Wasatch Lake

Enjoy the views of Owen County

Stay at Wasatch Lake and enjoy fishing in their 50 acre stocked lake. You will find Blue Gill, Red Ears, Large Mouth Bass, Catfish, Rainbow Trout, and Hybrid Striped Bass.

Gymnasium/Recreational Facilities:

Owen County YMCA

Another great asset in Owen County is the YMCA. Here you’ll find all the equipment and resources you need to stay fit and healthy! Guest passes are available for purchase.

Owen Valley Sports Complex

If you are looking for a facility to rent for a night of sports then feel free to take advantage of the Owen Valley Sports Complex.

Horseback Riding:

McCormick’s Creek State Park

Enjoy the beautiful trails of McCormick’s Creek State Park (Indiana’s first State Park) on horseback! These guided tours take place from April to October. McCormick’s Creek will not allow personal horses inside the park so all horses must come from the Saddle Barn.

Owen-Putnam State Forest

Take in the rustic beauty of Indiana far away from the noise of the city! These horse trails offer a unique experience that will keep you coming back. So bring your horse (they aren’t provided) and saddle up!