I am not sure why so few of our trips have been to the west. Very few of our normal campgrounds had sites available a week out. Our requirements were someplace within three hours of our home, accessible for Mom coming from Tennessee, and with two sites next to one another.
O’Bannon Woods State Park is a 2,294 acre park located in Southern Indiana, approximately 30 minutes outside Louisville, Kentucky. It is harbored within the Harrison-Crawford State Forest, a lovely example of the re-wilding of the Indiana farmland that has taken place in the last century. Signs along the road note when assorted tree groves were planted.
The campground has 234 sites with electric, plus an additional 36 horse sites. We reserved 191 and 193 as they seemed most remote and were listed as full shade and only a slight grade. I think we picked two of the nicest spots in the campground. Both backed up to the woods with ample space for a fire ring and picnic tables. Sites were far enough apart to allow for reasonable privacy. Sites in loops A and B seemed to have more traffic and noise, so they wouldn’t be my first choice. Continue reading “O’Bannon Woods State Park”