Northeast of Shoals, the 7,800 acre Martin State Forest has a mountain bike trail system totaling around 8 miles. The trails are marked with Carsonite-brand posts with blue bike logos. To reach the trailhead from Shoals, head northeast on US50. Just before SR650, turn left heading north into forest entrance. Stay to the left at the first fork and trailhead parking is on the left.
Overall, Martin State Forest is the 7th most popular mountain bike trail of all 15 mountain biking rides in Indiana.