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Greene County Tourism Brochure
For a brochure that can be downloaded and printed on legal size paper, click here for the cover and here for the map.
An Events Calendar is currently being compiled. Any information you may have on a local event, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 812-847-4500.
2013 Greene County Tourism Advisory Board Meeting Schedule
All meetings are from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Greene County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Thursday, February 28th
Thursday, March 28th
Thursday, April 25th
Thursday, May 23rd
NO JUNE MEETING
Thursday, July 25th
Thursday, August 22nd
Thursday, September 26th
Thursday, October 24th
NO NOV. MEETING
NO DEC. MEETING
Hike in the birdwatcher haven of the Goose Pond. Take in one of Greene County's many flavor-filled festivals. Enjoy a quiet trip to the past on horseback. These and much more await you in beautiful Greene County.
Greene County Attractions
State owned Parks and Recreational Areas
Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area
Goose Pond Fish and Wildlife Area is a glacier basin areas just south of Linton.
The Nature Conservancy
Greene Sullivan State Forest
Having 120 lakes in its 7000 acres, they offer some of the best fishing in the state. Greene Sullivan State Forest consists of almost 9,000 acres of beautiful woods and rolling hills.
Hillenbrand Fish & Wildlife Area
Maintaining 3,400 acres of upland game and wetland habitat, lakes and shallow impoundments the state is busy working for you.
Minnehaha Fish & Wildlife Area
Minnehaha has 8,382 acres of rolling grassland and wooded bottomland areas. Approximately 600 acres of the property is water.
Shakamak State Park
Three man-made lakes offer 400 acres of water for fishing and boating, while a new family aquatic center provides swimming fun. About two-thirds of the campsites are in a wooded area, offering cool shade in the summer and beautiful fall colors in autumn. Nearby is a playfield area for family fun. A popular feature of the park is the group camp. If fishing, camping, boating, hiking, picnicking, tennis, horse back riding or swimming are on your to-do list then Shakamak State Park is for you.
The American Bottoms
The American Bottoms is located about 8 miles east of Bloomfield, Indiana in rural eastern Greene County.
The Great Sycamore Tree
A limb from the big sycamore tree that grew in the white river bottoms east of Worthington and was placed in the park in 1925.
The Greene County Courthouse
Today Greene County's Courthouse is one of the only six remaining Bunting courthouses left standing.
Piankeshaw Trails Educational Park
Piankeshaw Trails Educational Park offers an enhanced classroom curriculum for students and others.
The Viaduct; also know as The Tulip Trestle
Built in 1906 the Viaduct still stands 157 feet tall at the tallest point and 1 1/2 miles long. The Viaduct is the third largest of its kind in the world.
Richland Plummer Creek Covered Bridge
The Richland-Plummer Creek Covered Bridge is located 2 1/2 miles south of Bloomfield, Indiana.
Shawnee Summer Theatre
The theatre is the oldest continuous professional summer theater in Indiana; this year will mark the theatre's 50th season. For information on upcoming productions, please visit www.shawneetheatre.org.
Walnut Grove Church & Cemetery
The Walnut Grove church is one of the oldest churches in Greene County, Indiana built around 1895.
Walnut Grove School House
The building is located just down from the Walnut Grove Church of God, built in 1870.
Framed by Union, Washington and Main Streets in Worthington the Worthington Triangle seems to be the center of the town.
You'll Like Linton Arch Signs
For years welcoming visitors and residents alike the "You'll Like Linton" signs have a rich history with the town. The history of these signs can be traced back to a slogan contest in a year around 1930.
Caboose in the Park
Furnace Steel Mill
Goose Pond/Bee Hunter Marsh
Grand Opera House
Grave of Pollie Barnett
Greene County Courthouse
Greene-Sullivan State Park
Lee Sherrard Park
Old Clifty Church
Old Tobacco Barn
Phil Harris - Alice Faye Collection
Hanna Field in Jasonville -- site of first night time high school football game in state of Indiana
Sassafras Boy Scout Camp
Shawnee Summer Theater
Triple Railroad Crossing -- Elliston
You'll Like Linton Signs
The City of Linton owns 580 acres of recreational area, which includes:
|Phil Harris Municipal Golf Course ||(contact: Bart Beard) 812-847-4790 |
|Linton Saddle Club ||(contact: Kyle Butler) 812-847-4948 |
|Buck Creek Muzzle Loader Club ||(contact: David O' Bryan) 812-847-9615 |
|Greene County Soccer Complex ||(contact: Dr. Mike Miller) 812-847 BALL (2255) |
|Linton Conservation Club || |
|Sunset Park || |
|Linton City Park ||(Shawn Rusell) 812-847-7866 |
|Linton Swimming Pool || |
|Linton Park Miniature Golf || |
|Linton Softball Association ||(contact: Bart Burns) |
Privately Owned Recreational Facilities:
|Linton American Legion Park ||(contact: Jim Workman) 812-847-7792 |
|Willow Point Archery Club ||(contact: Jim Sullivan) 812-847-7485 |
|Linton Skate World ||812-847-0229 |
|Bakersfield Raceway Park ||(contact: Marlin Baker) 812-847-7485 |
|Boltenwood Golf Course ||812-847-4480 |
|Parkview Lanes Bowling Alley ||812-847-9981 |
|Triple H Gun Club ||812-847-3340 |
|Linton Cinema 3 ||812-847-2180 |