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Hoosier National Forest - Saddle Lake Trail



  • Approximate Length: 2.2 miles
  • Type: Hiking
  • Special Features: Scenic view of Saddle Lake


  • Parking is available (see map).
  • A primitive campground with pit toilets is available.
  • Saddle Lake has a boat launching ramp.

Etiquette and Rules

  • Motorized vehicles, mountain bikes, and horses are not permitted on this trail.
  • Pack out your trash.


  • Be aware of hunting seasons.
  • Use precautions for ticks.
  • If a parking lot is not available where you wish to access, be sure your vehicle is off the road.
  • Many trails intersect roadways. If you choose to use a road as part of your trip, be mindful of traffic.


  • The nearest public phone is located at Gatchel, IN
  • Nearest hospital is located in Tell City, IN
  • Perry County Sheriff/Indiana Conservation Officers: 1-812-547-7068 or 911

For More Information

Tell City Ranger District
Hoosier National Forest
248 15th Street
Tell City, IN 47586
TDD 1-812-547-6144