HARMONIE STATE PARK
Harmonie State Park is located "on the banks of the Wabash," 25 miles northwest of Evansville. A beautiful swimming pool, shady picnic areas, ravines and pristine landscape await you here. This is a trail lover's paradise! Trails for walking, biking and nature hikes will lure you for a visit.
Nearby Historic New Harmony honors two unique communities from the early 1800s. The Rappites located here in 1814. They were fleeing from religious persecution and awaiting the impending millennium. In 1824, the Owenites brought many great scientists and philosophers into the area when they purchased the Rappites holdings.
State park permits can be purchased at any of the state park property locations across Indiana. State park permits can also be ordered online by visiting the INDINIA ENTRANCE FEE
Mountain Bike Trailsyes
Electric Sites, #200
Youth Group Campyes
AccommodationsOutdoor Swimming Poolyes
* Electric / 200 sites * Youth Tent Areas * Camp Store * Campground Reservations * Dumping Station
The park offers a variety of boating options for visitors. There is access to the Wabash River where you can enjoy canoeing and kayaking, with boat ramps available for easy launching. Motorized boats are also allowed on this river but there's no horsepower limit specified. However, it should be noted that while fishing from your boat is permitted, swimming in the river isn't due to strong currents.
Anglers can enjoy fishing in the Wabash River, home to catfish and carp. The park's ponds offer bass and bluegill.
Harmonie State Park is located near Evansville, Mount Vernon
Harmonie State Park offers numerous picnic areas with tables and grills. Some sites have shelters, playgrounds, and restroom facilities nearby.
In this Hoosier state park, biking options abound. However, caution is advised due to varying trail conditions and difficulty levels.
There are several miles of paved roads perfect for leisurely rides or family outings on two wheels.
Mountain bikers can explore the rugged terrain via a dedicated 8-mile loop track that offers challenging climbs and descents.
The multi-use trails also welcome cyclists but be aware they're shared with hikers so stay alert at all times.
Remember: safety gear like helmets should always be worn while cycling in these areas as accidents may occur unexpectedly.
Also note that bike rentals aren't available onsite; visitors must bring their own equipment.
The park offers a variety of birding opportunities with over 100 species spotted, including warblers and woodpeckers. Birdwatchers can explore several habitats such as forests, fields, wetlands and riverbanks. The best time for bird watching is during spring migration season.
Nearby historic New Harmony honors two unique communities from the early 1800s. The Rappites located here in 1814. They were fleeing from religious persecution and awaiting the impending millennium. In 1824, the Owenites brought many great scientists and philosophers into the area when they purchased the Rappites holdings.
Cottages and Cabins
Enjoy a getaway to nearby Southern Illinois with Shawnee National Forest Cabins. Rustic log cabin rentals with modern comforts such as hot tubs, Wifi and satellite TV located near Garden of the God in the Shawnee National Forest.
41.4 miles from park*