Selmier State Forest was donated to the state of Indiana by Mrs. Frank Selmier on behalf of her husband.Frank Selmier had a strong interest in the outdoors. He planted several acres on this property to pine,black locust, black walnut, sycamore and tuliptree from 1921 to 1934. Most of the property was placedin Indiana's Classified Forest Program between 1927 and 1931.
There are three known building sites on the property: A boy scout cabin; the Zoar school, which wasconverted to a church; and an old home site off Walnut Trail.
FACILITIES AND ACTIVITIES OVERVIEW
Selmier State Forest is located near Columbus, Madison and North Vernon
Hiking TrailsThere are several short trails from which to enjoy Selmier State Forest.Self-Guided Forest Management Trail - One mile. Tree identification, successional areas, timber standimprovement practices and a pond are features of this trail.White Pine TrailWalnut TrailCabin TrailBig Woods TrailGill Pond TrailOld Pond Trail
Hikers are advised to wear hunter orange or other bright clothing while on trails during hunting season.
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