Sightseeing

 

  • Big Cypress Slough Big Cypress SloughBig Cypress Slough is the largest cypress slough in the county. It is also home to a nest of Bald Eagles that can be seen from the road.
  • Dogtown Ferry Public Fishing Area & Boat … Dogtown Ferry Public Fishing Area & Boat RampThe Dogtown Ferry Public Fishing Site and Boat Ramp is located at the end of a dirt road in a very rural area. It is not well-maintained and is often flooded or very muddy in rainy seasons.
  • Grey Estate Cypress Slough Grey Estate Cypress SloughThe Grey Estate Cypress Slough is essentially the other side of the Twin Swamp Cypress Slough, and is accessible via a parking area directly across the road from Big Cypress Slough. It has several trails that follow the slough or take the hiker through interesting flat woods.
  • Harmonie State Park Boat Ramp Harmonie State Park Boat RampThe Harmonie State Park boat ramp offers easy access to the Wabash to the park’s campers.
  • Hovey Lake Boat Ramp Hovey Lake Boat RampThe Hovey Lake Boat ramp provides access to Hovey Lake for boats, kayaks and canoes.
  • Mount Vernon Boat Ramp Mount Vernon Boat RampThe Mount Vernon Public Boat ramp is a great place to put in the Ohio. A popular spot for water skiing, pontoons, fishing and other types of boats.
  • New Harmony Boat Ramp New Harmony Boat RampThe New Harmony public boat ramp is a great place to put in the Wabash. It’s just a short ways upriver from the Old Dam, right next to the historic New Harmony bridge.
  • Uniontown Ferry Boat Ramp Uniontown Ferry Boat RampThe Uniontown Ferry Boat Ramp is well-maintained with a large parking lot on the Ohio River where the old Uniontown Ferry used to operate.
  • Wabash Lowlands Wetland Conservation Area Wabash Lowlands Wetland Conservation AreaThe Wabash Lowlands is comprised of hardwood forests and several ponds. The area is an important wetland for migrating birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians. Wading birds such as cranes and herons inhabit the deep ponds and surrounding areas. Native pecan trees and naturally occurring bamboo and cane provide the ...
  • Wabash River Picnic Area Wabash River Picnic AreaThe Wabash River park within Harmonie State Park is one of the nicest spots to enjoy the Wabash. It has a short trail along the river’s steep bank and the sunsets, often spectacularly, at a bend downriver. There are several picnic tables and a nice modern playground.
  • Weyerbacher Wetland Restoration Area Weyerbacher Wetland Restoration AreaThe Weyerbacher Wetland Restoration Area is a 35-acre moist soil managed wetland that is flooded during fall and winter to provide dependable and manageable water for critical migration and wintering habitat for waterfowl, shorebirds and other wetland wildlife.