As COVID-19 social distancing and self-quarantining continue, some of us may be going stir crazy not able to go and do the things we’re used to.

Now is the time to relax, but when you’ve been cooped up for weeks, and still can’t hit the malls or movie theaters, how can you spend your time?

There are a lot of options right here in Posey County!


Doctors say fresh air and exercise are good for not only your physical health but also mental health. Posey County is full of walking and biking paths in New Harmony and along the Mount Vernon Riverfront.

All Posey County DNR properties remain open. This includes Harmonie State Park and Hovey Lake Fish and Wildlife Preserve.

At Harmonie State Park, guests can enjoy hiking and mountain biking through the beautiful spring woods. Nine marked trails have difficulty levels ranging from as easy as it gets (flat and paved) to easy to moderate.

It is the time of the year when Morel Mushrooms are starting to emerge. While enjoying the fresh air and sunshine, hunt for these tasty treats.

Hovey Lake is a 1,400 acre oxbow lake where cypress trees notable for its water foul and other wildlife, great fishing, canoeing and kayaking, and scenic beauty.


Places such as rivers, valleys, wetlands – and the plants and animals that inhabit them – inspire us by their very nature. Others, such as buildings, interior spaces and art, are designed by humankind to inspire. In Posey County, you’ll find plenty of inspiration that comes from many different places.

Hop in your car and explore the outdoor attractions that make Posey County so special. A few favorites include the Roofless Church, Hedge Labyrinth and the Mount Vernon Riverfront. CLICK HERE for a full list of Posey County’s places of interest.


Most local businesses remain open for curbside services and online orders. Now, more than ever is the time to support small businesses! From award winning BBQ to meals that will feed the entire family, check out the full list of updated hours and services HERE.

Please use your discretion when traveling and stay well.
We look forward to seeing you soon in Posey County!