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Knobstone Trail: Conditions, Reroutes, Maps

Knobstone Trail


Update: Sept. 24, 2019


Due to extended drought conditions in southern Indiana, county-wide burn bans have been established in Scott, Washington, and Clark counties. As of Sept. 24, NO open fires are permitted on DNR land along the Knobstone Trail. Please check this website periodically for status updates.

Report adverse trail conditions on the KT to Jackson-Washington State Forest. Be specific with type of hazard and location.

Jackson-Washington State Forest
127878 E. S.R. 250
Brownstown, IN 47220
(812) 358-2160
(812) 358-5837 Fax


The Knobstone Trail traverses actively managed forest areas and will have periodic temporary reroutes for user safety during management activities. Check the list below for current routing alerts.

  • There are no trail closures or re-routes at this time.


Knobstone Trail Map Cover

The Knobstone Trail map shows the general route of the trail and the topography of the area. Minor reroutes are not indicated on the map. In some areas, the trail follows a very narrow corridor of public property. The KT map shows the public property boundaries. Maps can be purchased at the DNR customer service center by calling (317) 232-4200. They can also be purchased near the trail at Clark State Forest, Jackson Washington State Forest, Deam Lake SRA, Starve-Hollow SRA, and Delaney Park. The maps are $10 with shipping but not including tax. Size is 24" x 36" printed in full color on waterproof paper.

Electronic versions are available below in PDF format.