Three words that describe the Brown County experience. Designed from scratch by mountain
bikers for mountain bikers. With miles and miles of flowing trail, scenic vistas and amazing terrain Brown
County has become a world-class mountain biking destination.
In 2011 Brown County was added to the exclusive list of IMBA Epic Rides.
In its March, 2009 issue Bike magazine named Brown County State Park one of the best 33 trail systems in North America. It was also named runner-up
in the "Best Trail Network" category. The editors said "its...singletrack is among the most varied terrain east of the
Mississippi. From berms to steep switchbacks to tight trees to rock gardens, these trails have it all. And even
more are on the way, with an ambitious expansion plan already in the works."
Bike magazine also said that Brown County has "flowed-out berms, tight switchbacks and hand-built rock
features that will leave you thinking you landed in Tsali [North Carolina] or Canaan [West Virginia]. Ride an out-and-back,
and you've got 30-plus miles. Switchbacks? Plenty. Steep climbs? Just like the East Coast. Natural
beauty? It's at an all-time high in the fall." Dirt Rag magazine wrote, "Hills, rocks, trees, roots.
A place that reminds you why wheels turn. A place that reminds you that the grass isn't always greener two states over."
The Brown County mountain bike trail system is located entirely within Brown County State Park. It is Indiana's largest state park. Since 2004, the Hoosier Mountain Bike Association has been hard at work building one of the best trail systems in the world.