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Top park recommendations from locals

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“Yellowwood State Forest is about a 15 minute drive East from the cabin. It has a beautiful lake and hiking trails. It is off the beaten path and a hidden gem!”
  • 9 locals recommend
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“Looking for a hiking spot! Come see this beautiful hidden gem on Bloomington's Southwest side.”
  • 12 locals recommend
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“Go for a swim in the famous Lake Monroe. Great day trip opportunity with the whole family. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“swimming in the summer, swings and slides year round, trees and picnic tables”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“Great hiking all around - and the climb up the fire watch tower is a must as well. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“Nice park with limestone benches, and two covered shelters available for rental via the city as well as a large play area for children. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“this is my favorite easy hike. you can choose if you want a 4 mile or 8. hard enough to feel good when you're done. ”
  • 1 local recommends
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“A favorite place to hike! Long boardwalks wind through wetlands. Eagles, birds, and other wildlife are plentiful. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Cute park with two playgrounds, a large field and a basketball court. Very close to the studio!”
  • 2 locals recommend
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  • 3 locals recommend
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“Fairfax State Recreation Area offers access to Monroe Lake, as well as a nice public beach and hiking trails. Admission fees are charged to get in. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 1 local recommends
Nature Preserve
“The newest Sycamore Land Trust property is a unique peninsula trail that juts out into Monroe Lake. Head out to Amy Weingartner Branigin Peninsula for some epic sunrise and sunset photos. ”
  • 1 local recommends