Here are forty-four of the best hikes, nearly all within an hour’s drive of Indianapolis, Indiana—from Shrader–Weaver Woods Nature Preserve, renowned for its “cathedral” of black walnut trees, to Cool Creek Park, a haven for birders. The hikes provide something for everyone, including swamps, floodplain forests, prairie, dry ridgetops, gorges, lush ravines, limestone and sandstone canyons, cliffs, waterfalls, and lakes. Whether you’re in the mood for an easy nature walk, a day-long hike, or an overnighter, this guide offers plenty to choose from.
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