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Hovey Lake is a 1,400 acre oxbow lake where cypress trees that grow out of the water. It is an excellent spot for sightseeing, hiking, bird watching, picnicking and kayaking, as well as hunting and fishing. There is a levee that serves as an interesting trail where it is common to see a nice variety of wildlife, especially herons. A boat ramp provides easy access to the lake. Continue reading
Harmonie State Park Campground
Harmonie State Park campground has 200 sites with electricity and a dump station. It includes a nature center, several playgrounds, a stage, and access to several hiking and biking trails. An Olympic size swimming pool with a water slide is nearby. There is also a youth tent area that hosts groups such as school excursions and rustic cabins available for rent. Continue reading
Harmonie State Park Cabins
Harmonie State Park Campground includes 11 rustic log cabins for rent. Each cabin contains two bedrooms, one with a double bed, one with a pair of bunk beds.
They all have a nice kitchen with all the necessities, including a coffee maker, sofas, chairs, a large dining table and a wood stove.
A screened back porch has a picnic table and comfortable chairs and a beautiful view of the forest.
The cabins are available year round. Reserve early for popular dates. Continue reading
The Mount Vernon Waterfront
The Mount Vernon Waterfront, which includes Riverbend Park, Sherburne Park, a commercial area with a coffee shop and restaurants, an amphitheater, a bandshell, a playground, picnic tables, scenic walkways, and a boat ramp is a favorite place to take the kids or watch the sunset. Continue reading
The Old Dam
The Old Dam is a group of natural rock formations rising from the bed of the Wabash River near New Harmony.
When the Wabash is low in Summer, the rocks emerge forming a series of rapids, pools, and waterfalls, it becomes one of the best swimming holes east of the Mississippi. The rapids make for a great kayaking experience. Many people like to canoe or float down to the Old Dam from New Harmony in inter tubes on warm summer days. The Old Dam is one of the best fishing sites in the tri-state. People regularly catch catfish upwards of 25 pounds. Continue reading