Let's head to Brown County.....

Weather permitting and given time constraints on scheduling, I thought I would suggest a hike a bit more familiar to me so let's head to Brown County.  The hike will start at Ogle Lake and we will do Trail 9 which is a steady climb up and back (some call it rugged)  and Trail 8 (moderate).  If we add Trail 7 (moderate), it would be about 8 miles total.  Of course, those who want to leave after the first or second trail are welcome to do so since they all come back to the parking lot.    And depending upon the interest level, we may or may not do Trail 7.

 

The cost to enter the park is $5 and I usually enter the park through the North Gate and follow the signs to Ogle Lake.  I'll host the carpool on the Northeast Side at the 96th Street Kohls and those who want to meet at the Broad Ripple location, feel free to do so.  Let's plan to meet at 10:00am to head to the park.  It takes about an hour and 45 minutes to the Park from the Northeast side of Indy.

 

http://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2988.htm

 

Please bring water to stay hydrated and light snacks.  I'm not planning to stop for dinner afterwards however if enough people are interested and anyone has any recommendations, we can stop somewhere on the way home. 

 

Of course, if you have any questions, feel free to contact me.

 

Sharon

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  • Deb

    We all started out slower on our first hikes! I hope you join us again; it's all about the beauty of the outdoors and enjoying each other's company.

    March 7, 2013

  • yvonne

    I was the slow one. It was beautiful.
    I better stick with 3 mile hikes until I get in better shape.

    March 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great winter hiking day!!! Didn't do the big hike on the ridge but loved the trails aroundOgle lake and exploring Nashville. Salt Creek golf retreat has wonderful condos to rent ovenight.

    March 4, 2013

  • Wendy

    Looks like no one is coming to broad ripple car pool

    March 3, 2013

  • judy

    I am sick . Sorry:(

    March 3, 2013

  • judy

    Still looking for someone to ride with from the southside

    February 26, 2013

    • Sandy

      Ok

      March 1, 2013

    • judy

      I woke up sick and wont be able to go. I will send you an email and text sorry

      March 3, 2013

  • Sarah

    I'm not going to be able to make it

    March 3, 2013

  • Stacie H.

    this will be my first hike with the group. can someone give me the details on the Broad Ripple meeting spot, time, etc? thanks!

    February 25, 2013

    • Sharon

      Hi Stacie, I posted in the message board if you would like to check out the details.

      February 26, 2013

    • Wendy

      Yes, I will be there on the west side of broad ripple high school

      March 2, 2013

  • Deb

    I will meet you at Ogle Lake.

    March 2, 2013

  • Josh R.

    Have to work

    March 2, 2013

  • Wendy

    I will go to broad ripple carpool first for sure, are there any one will as well?

    March 2, 2013

  • Susan

    I will be meeting you guys at ogle lake parking lot.

    March 2, 2013

  • Steve

    I plan to meet the NE side carpool at 96th Street.

    March 2, 2013

  • Laura

    I live on Indy's Eastside (Irvington) and may be interested in carpooling...it's been years since I have hiked 8 miles however and I might end up not doing the full 8 - not sure.

    March 2, 2013

  • Du'Weena J.

    Sharon. caught a bad. staying hm tomorrow.

    March 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to it! Do we meet at Ogle Lake?

    February 26, 2013

  • judy

    What is the best kind of close to wear for the hike tomorrow and shoes too?

    March 2, 2013

  • nancy

    boo hoo cant make it again!

    March 1, 2013

  • Sharon

    I would suggest 10 am at Broad Ripple....leave no later than 10:15

    February 27, 2013

  • Stacie H.

    Sharon - What time will the Broad Ripple group meet?

    February 27, 2013

  • Barbara B

    I am missing hiking with you all! Dates have not worked out & I can't make noon hikes away on Sunday b/c of church. I hope I can go in April!

    February 22, 2013

    • Wendy

      I look forward to see you and your baby dog~

      February 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would also like information on the broad ripple carpool as I am on the northwest side.

    February 25, 2013

    • Sharon

      Hi Sally, I posted in the message board if you would like to check out the details.

      February 26, 2013

  • Sharon

    The Broad Ripple car pool will be meeting at the west side of Broad Ripple High School (1115 Broad Ripple Avenue) in the free parking spots along Compton Street just south of Broad Ripple Avenue (this is not a parking lot--we park on the street and usually gather on the sidewalk under the tree near the cement bench). The best places to park are directly beside the high school between Broad Ripple Avenue and 62nd Street. I'm not sure who will be at the location but it's a regular carpool location.

    February 26, 2013

  • Sharon

    Yes, we are meeting in the parking lot at Ogle Lake. It's a good size parking lot for anyone who has never been. The hike starts at Noon. I will have my phone and will check for messages on the meetup board just in case....

    February 26, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hi! I'm staying in my condo next to the Brown County Park entrance for the weekend. So where can I meet you...in the parking lot at Ogle Lake at noon? Also, if we want a place to rest or 'hang-out' afterwards, or just get together for Pizza or food, we can meet at the condo.

    February 26, 2013

  • Tammy E.

    I am hoping to join you on a hike very soon. Sundays at noon will not work for my schedule due to church. Have fun!

    February 25, 2013

  • Bob

    I was way too ambitious with my knee rehab. Will be a few weeks before I can hike

    February 25, 2013

  • judy

    anyone driving from the ss wanna ride together

    February 23, 2013

    • Shannon

      I live on the near SS and would be willing to meet up for the drive.

      February 25, 2013

    • judy

      that would be great I will message you my phone

      February 25, 2013

  • Nick

    I goofed; I am double booked.

    February 23, 2013

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