Dubois County has a variety of walking and hiking trails for the locals or visitors to explore. Whether you’re a casual walker looking to enjoy the beauty of Indiana’s countryside or an avid hiker in search of more challenging terrain, there is something for everyone in Dubois County. Take some time to explore these trails today and discover the unique beauty of this region!


Jasper…Check out some of Jaspers walking trails that are great for all ages! 

Jasper Riverwalk

Extends from Ruxer Golf Course to 15th Street. This 2 ½ mile path is all paved and mainly flat with minor hills. You can also enjoy the shade while walking or running. Benches are along the trail for a quick break. You can also enjoy bikes, skateboards, and roller blades on this trail. No motorized vehicles.

Jasper Parklands

Enjoy two miles of walking trails. While you are walking you can take advantage of the four GTFit outdoor exercise pods with 10 pieces of exercise equipment. The kids can also enjoy the splash pad along with an adventure play area featuring climbing rocks and a balance beam. The kids can also enjoy a tree fort and a musical playground.

Bohnert Park Walking Path

Look no further when wanting a quick walk. Bohnert Park offers a ½ mile loop that features shade and open shun. The loop is mainly flat with asphalt surfaces. The kids can also take advantage of the playground. They also have volleyball courts, basketball courts, and softball fields.

Habig Center Walking Path (Seniors)

The Habig Center offers both outdoor and indoor walking paths. In order to use the outdoor path, you must be 55 years of age or older. This is a ½ mile loop with wood chips as the surface. The area is mostly shaded and there are benches. On the indoor path you have to do 21 laps for 1 mile.

Charles Street Multi-Use Path

You can find this path starting at 15th  street to 36th  street on St. Charles and 36th street to Ackerman Rd on Potersville Rd. this is a 2 ¼ mile trail.  All paved but it is mostly at an incline. There is also very little shade on this trail.

FerdinandWhile you are in Ferdinand you can enjoy a nice walk in the park or take in the great views on a hike at the forest.

18th Street Park

This 1.55 mile (total) including alternative routes is a mix of asphalt and recycled tires. The path is mostly hilly and not a lot of shade. There are benches and water fountains along the route for your convenience. The kids can enjoy two different playgrounds along with a ball field and sand volleyball court.

Ferdinand State Forest

The trails are well-maintained, making them suitable for a range of hiking abilities and perfect for family hiking. For an easy and peaceful hike, try the Outer Loop Trail, which is 1.5-mile loop that offers beautiful views of the nearby hills and forests. For a more challenging hike, try the Turtle Pond Trail, which is steeper and overlooks ridges and ravines.

Ferdinand Old Town Lake

Enjoy this walking path around the Old Town Lake. It’s exactly 1 mile around the lake. Some of the paths are rock while the rest are all paved. There is shade throughout the lake path with benches for you to take in the views.

Huntingburg…Where you can enjoy quite walks with great sceneries! 

Holland Park

You will find two different trails here. One being the Dutch Trail and the other being Lakeside Trail. Both start at the Windmill and go through the campground, but the Dutch Trail turns back along the inside of the lake passing the shelter house, log cabin, playground area, basketball court and ramp. It then loops back to the Windmill. The Lakeside Trail goes around the lake, crossing the dam, goes into the wooded area and continues on back into the main part of the park. Both paths are mulched and mostly flat. You will find the trails partially shaded.

Huntingburg City Park

This park is home to League Stadium where the Dubois County Bombers play. Here you will find a 1.2-mile trail and a 0.7-mile trail. The tails are mostly flat along with some shade throughout.

Charles C. Niehaus Memorial Park

Niehaus Park has 3 trails. One being 1.24 miles, .86 miles, and a .41 mile. All are concrete and mostly flat. You will find restrooms, a drink machine, and a bike rack here. Most of the trails are shaded but some parts are open!

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