Hiking The Oriole East Trail
The 20th most popular hiking trail in Indiana.
Monday 18 July 2016 04:01 GMT
East of Evansville and south of Sulphur in the Hoosier National Forest, the Oriole Trail System has over 20 miles of hiking trails shared by hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders. The Oriole West Trail is 7.2 miles. The Oriole East Trail is 8.8 miles.
To reach the trailhead, follow US64 to IN 37/IN 66 west (Exit 86). Go south on IN 66 west four miles to Jeffries Cemetery. Look for a small Hoosier National Forest sign on the right side of the road. Turn left into the parking area next to Jeffries Cemetery. Park there or go across the road at Oriole Pond.
Overall, Oriole East Trail is the 20th most popular hiking trail of all 21 hikes in Indiana. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Oriole East Trail including Nebo Ridge Loop, Oriole West Trail, Porter Hollow Loop, Two Lakes Loop, Knobstone Trail - Nebo Ridge Section and Hoosier National ForestHickory Ridge Trail.