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ATTENTION HIKERS: Narrows Covered Bridge is currently being repaired. Until the repairs are completed, hikers must use the county road bridge (concrete county bridge) to cross Sugar Creek, in order to access trail # 4 from trail # 1 and vice versa. Hikers should USE CAUTION due to vehicle traffic along this county road. We are sorry for the inconvenience this may cause.


INDIANA DNR FIREWOOD RULE: Firewood Alert: Indiana DNR Firewood Rule - Important for Campers and Picnickers. Review details at www.firewood.dnr.in.gov before you visit!

Turkey Run State Park, IN

Status: Open year round.   Season Dates

Description

You'll marvel at the natural geologic wonders of this beautiful park as you hike along its famous trails. Nestled along State Road 47 southwest of Crawfordsville, the park offers the chance to explore deep, sandstone ravines, walk along stands of aged forests, and enjoy the scenic views along Sugar Creek.

Make sure to visit the Colonel Richard Lieber Cabin, which commemorates the contributions of the father of Indiana's state park system.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • ATM/Cash Machine
  • Amphitheater
  • Bath House
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Rental
  • Cabins
  • Campground Host
  • Camping, Improved Site
  • Church
  • Comfort Station
  • Convenience Store
  • Dining
  • Docks, Fishing/Crabbing
  • Dump Station
  • Dump Station, Camper
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Lake
  • Fishing River
  • Fishing, River / Stream
  • Geological Formations
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Difficult
  • Hiking Moderate
  • Hiking Trail
  • Historic Sites
  • Horse Rentals
  • Horseback Riding
  • Interpretive Center
  • Interpretive Exhibit/Display
  • Jogging/Running
  • Lifeguards (Seasonal)
  • Lodging, Cabins
  • Meeting Space
  • Musical Performances
  • Nature Center
  • Nature Study
  • Newspapers
  • Office / Ranger Station
  • PROGRAMS, ARCHEOLOGY
  • Parking
  • Pay Telephone
  • Photography
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Programs, History
  • Programs, Instructional
  • Programs, Nature
  • Programs, Recreational
  • Recreation Programs
  • Rent Boats
  • Rent Canoes/Kayaks
  • Restaurant
  • Restrooms
  • Retail, Drinks
  • Retail, Firewood
  • Retail, Ice
  • Retail, Seasonal Concessions
  • Retail, Snacks
  • Retail, Store/Gift Shop
  • Retail, Supplies
  • River
  • River / Stream
  • SWIMMING, POOL
  • Shelters
  • Sightseeing
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming - Pool
  • Telephone
  • Tennis
  • Tennis Court
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Trails, Difficult Hiking
  • Trails, Equestrian
  • Trails, Hiking / Walking, Easy
  • Trails, Hiking, Difficult
  • Trails, Hiking, Moderate
  • Trails, Horse
  • Trails, Moderate Hiking
  • Volleyball
  • Volleyball Net
  • Walking
  • Water Access, River / Stream
  • Water Drinking
  • Waterfall
  • Wildflower Viewing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Fuel, Vehicles
  • Putt-Putt
  • Putt-Putt Course
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Boating, Canoeing
  • Boating, Kayaking
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Rentals, Boats, Canoe
  • Rentals, Boats, Kayaks
  • Retail, Bait & Tackle
  • Scenic Driving Routes
Within 10 Miles
  • Antiquing
  • Area Attraction
  • Art & Museum
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating, Jon(Paddle)
  • Boating, Pedal
  • Dock, Boat
  • Dock, Fishing
  • Fishing, Park Lake
  • Fishing, Pier
  • Fruit / Produce Picking
  • Golf
  • Golfing
  • Grocery Store
  • Horseshoes
  • Laundry
  • Maintenance, Vehicle
  • Motel
  • Orchard / Produce Farm
  • Park Lake
  • Pier, Fishing
  • Propane
  • Recycling Station
  • Rentals, Boats, Jon(Paddle)
  • Rentals, Boats, Pedal
  • Shopping
  • Water Access, Park Lake
Greater Than 10 Miles
  • Boating
  • Boating, Power
  • Camping, Primitive
  • Emergency Services
  • Fishing, Reservoir
  • Hospital
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mall
  • Medical Clinic
  • Rentals, Boats, Motorized
  • Reservoir
  • Seasonal Festivals
  • Skiing - Water
  • Swimming - Park Lake
  • Swimming - Reservoir
  • Swimming, Park Lake
  • Swimming, Reservoir
  • Water Access, Reservoir
  • Water Skiing
  • Waterfall Access
Alerts and Important Information
None

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.88374, -87.20171
39°53'1"N, 87°12'6"W

FROM THE NORTH: US 41 SOUTH TO SR 47 EAST TO PARK ENTRANCE. FROM THE SOUTH: US 41 NORTH TO SR 47 EAST TO PARK ENTRANCE. FROM THE EAST: I-74 WEST TO EXIT 34 (CRAWFORDSVILLE/ US 231). TAKE US 231 SOUTH TO SR 47 WEST ABOUT 23 MILES TO PARK ENTRANCE. FROM THE WEST: I-74 EAST TO EXIT 15 (US 41). THEN SOUTH ON US 41 TO SR 47 EAST TO PARK ENTRANCE.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

Turkey Run State Park
8121 E. Park Rd P.O. BOX 37
MARSHALL  IN  47859

Phone Number:

Project Office: (765)597-2635