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Jackson–Washington State Forest

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Nearest city  Brownstown
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Location  Jackson and Washington Counties, Indiana, USA
Governing body  Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Jackson–Washington State Forest is a state forest in Jackson and Washington Counties, Indiana, near the town of Brownstown. The forest includes over 18,000 acres (7,300 ha), most of which was bought by the state in the 1930s and 1950s. Jackson–Washington State Forest offers camping, fishing, hunting, archery, and trails for hiking, horseback riding, and cycling.

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Map of Jackson-Washington State Forest, Brownstown Township, IN 47220, USA

Picnic Area-Jackson State Forest

Picnic Area-Jackson State Forest, also known as the Knob Creek Upper Picnic Area, is a historic picnic area located in Jackson–Washington State Forest, Driftwood Township, Jackson County, Indiana. It is nestled in an oak grove on a hillside to the northwest above the former Sawmill Lake. It was built in 1934 by the Civilian Conservation Corps, and includes six contributing resources. They are the oven shelter, stone platform with table, drinking fountain shelter, two sets of stone steps, and the site, which includes 18 stone and timber picnic tables and five stone fireplace ovens.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.

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Jackson–Washington State Forest Wikipedia


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