Jackson-Washington State Forest

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Agency Information

Name: Jackson-Washington State Forest

Category: Government

Purpose: Offers the finest of Southern Indiana hill country south of Brownstown on SR 250. 18,000 acres offering camping, fishing, hiking, horse trails, mountain bike trails, picnicking and great views of Jackson County from the many vistas on Skyline Drive.

Additional Information

Address: 1278 E State Road 250

City: Brownstown

State: Indiana

ZIP: 47220

Phone: 812-358-2160

Fax: 812-358-5837

Email: JacksonSF@dnr.IN.gov

Website: http://www.in.gov/dnr/forestry/4820.htm

Other: A youth tent campground is available. In season, Jackson-Washington provides hunting for white-tailed deer, wild turkey, rabbit, quail, dove, squirrel, fox, coyote, and raccoon. A valid hunting license is required. Trapping is allowed only by written permit by the property manager. The archery range provides four targets for shooters to practice from known distances of 15, 20, 30, and 40 yards and seven different target stations of unknown distance to the shooter. The entire range is wooded with each of the seven stations providing a different shooting opportunity, including one (target #7) with an elevated platform to simulate a tree stand shot


Updated Feb 2018