By Nathan D. Strange
Probably the most appealing footpaths within the state, the Knobstone path bargains a spectacularly rugged, 58-mile trek via 40,000 acres of forested land in southern Indiana. A entire advisor to this scenic footpath, A advisor to the Knobstone path offers readers with all they should understand to make the simplest of climbing this tough path. Charts point out tenting and water destinations, whereas up to date maps offer topographical info, elevations, and the place horse trails intersect mountaineering trails. First-person debts, journey diaries, neighborhood lore approximately bushes, wildflowers, and animal existence, plus the most recent GPS details and elevation information are incorporated. good illustrated with greater than 60 photos and 19 maps, this simply moveable consultant is an important backpacker's instrument for a secure and noteworthy experience. (2011)
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Keep in mind that the average hiker walks about 2 miles an hour. In some parts of the Knobstone that speed is hard to maintain when crossing over high, steep hills. The autumn months bring on shorter daylight hours and less time to hike, while summer months often contain days of extreme heat, when miles covered in backcountry areas should be limited. Be sure you are familiar with all the options of time, alternate routes, and weather conditions. Always carry a first-aid kit, map, compass, extra food, and water.
Once someone is caught, word spreads and the illegal use of the trail ceases, but only for a while. To report illegal activity, contact DNR conservation officers. All horses brought, driven, or ridden into Clark State Forest must have a valid annual horse use tag. Primitive Backpacking and Camping Despite the many pre-existing camp locations recorded in this book, many of which are technically illegal, according to the Department of Natural Resources all camping must remain on public lands at least 1 mile away from all roads, recreations areas, and trailheads while also remaining out of sight of the trail and all lakes.
Past experience shows that low-lying valleys and creek beds, some of which stretch off trail a minimum distance of 100 feet, serve as the best opportunity to find level open campsites. 50 Existing camp Round Knob—scenic view with existing camp Scenic view with camp, rock shelter Existing camp Scenic view with existing camp Existing camp Existing camp Low wetland and existing camp Low wetland and existing camp Low wetland and existing camp Low wetland and existing camp Scenic view and existing camp Scenic view and existing camp Existing camp Existing camp Elk Creek Lake existing camp Existing camp Existing camp Existing camp Existing camp Existing camp Existing camp Existing camp in Virginia pine forest Existing camp Delaney Creek Park—camping, showers, phone Jou r n e y P r e pa r at i on ground or discard trash along the trail edges, the same could be said about campers not following “leave no trace” practices.
A Guide to the Knobstone Trail: Indiana's Longest Footpath (Indiana Natural Science) by Nathan D. Strange