Hiking The Oriole West Trail
The 7th most popular hiking trail in Indiana.
Tuesday 28 June 2016 01:54 GMT
East of Evansville and south of Sulphur in the Hoosier National Forest, the Oriole Trail System has over 20 miles of hiking trails. 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 West Trail is the 7th most popular hiking trail of all 21 hikes in Indiana. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Oriole West Trail including Nebo Ridge Loop, Porter Hollow Loop, Two Lakes Loop, Knobstone Trail - Nebo Ridge Section, Hoosier National Forest and Hickory Ridge TrailYoungs Creek Trail.