Walking

Posey County has several nice places for a stroll, particularly along the two rivers, throughout Harmonie State Park, and in the historic town of New Harmony.

  • Brittlebank Park Brittlebank ParkBrittlebank park occupies 40 acres in Northwest Mount Vernon. The park features Brittlebank Pool, ballfields, playgrounds, four lighted tennis courts, two shelter houses and a pond. Brittlebank Pool is the city's only public pool. It includes two diving boards, a water slide, baby pool, and has handicap accessibility. The ...
  • Murphy Park Murphy Park is a large public park featuring both old and new style playgrounds, a basketball court, fitness stations and abundant spaces for picnics or other outdoor activities, including a shelter house that can be rented for special occasions. Its playgrounds include Playtopia, which is designed for children of all ...
  • New Harmony Path & Trail System New Harmony’s Path and Trail System winds through much of the town, past most of the attractions, and along the Wabash River. Whichever way you choose to go, you won’t have to walk far to find a host of historic sites or interesting businesses.
  • 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.