Hoosier National Forest 2022 trail use permits are now available

BEDFORD – Visitors ages 17 and older, who wish to ride a bike or horse on the Hoosier National Forest are required to have a trail use permit. 

Permits are available for daily use at $5 per person, or annual use at $35 per person. 

There are a variety of options to purchase a trail use permit – at Forest offices, at local vendors, order by phone or mail, or online.  To purchase in person, contact your local Forest office to schedule an appointment – Bedford 812-275-5987, or Tell City 812-547-7051.

Visitors may purchase digital trail use permits for day or annual use online at this link or via a mobile device at the site or in advance. 

Established in 2021, this public service allows for mobile transactions on-site, if cell service is available, or in advance, if service is unavailable. Ninety-five percent of the income from these permits is used to maintain trails, enhance trailheads, and improve visitor services on the Hoosier National Forest.

Visit  https://go.usa.gov/xeuV7 for more information.