Greene County, Indiana is home to Goose Pond Fishing & Wildlife Area, one of the nation's largest wetlands restorations projects. Naturalists, birdwatchers, and all outdoor enthusiasts visit Goose Pond to enjoy wildlife viewing, trapping and quality hunting. The Sandhill Crane Marsh Madness Event takes place annualy as the sandhill cranes migrate and visit Goose Pond. Nature activities for adults and children, special speakers at an evening dinner and tours of Goose Pond make this a nature-lover's event!
Shakamak State Park offers 400 acres of water for boating, fishing and relaxation; a pool with waterslides, diving boards and a sloping entrance perfect for young children; play areas; wooded campsites and cabins and much more! Greene County also is home to Greene-Sullivan State Forest, which is known for its fishing and hunting opportunities.
Recreation and Events also abound! Redbird State Recreational Area is home to miles of trails for off-road vehicles through hills and ravines. Redbird is now open to non-motorized recreation as well, such as mushrooming, fishing, hiking, walking and biking. Parades, festivals and golf tournaments all entice visitors to Greene County, including: the City of Linton's Independence Day Parade, the largest in the State of Indiana and the annual Linton Freedom Festival; Bloomfield's Apple Festival and Parade; Jasonville's Homecoming festivities, Worthington's Old Fashioned Days and much more! Visit the Greene County Tourism website for more to do!
Shopping and eating are always a favorite! Local downtown shopping and dining in quaint and unique settings can be found in each city and town in Greene County. Residents and visitors alike enjoy down-home hospitality and camaraderie as they explore the many shops and restaurants.Print