A Guide to the Knobstone Trail: Indiana's Longest Footpath by Nathan D. Strange

By Nathan D. Strange

The most appealing footpaths within the nation, the Knobstone path bargains a spectacularly rugged, 58-mile trek via 40,000 acres of forested land in southern Indiana. A finished advisor to this scenic footpath, A consultant to the Knobstone path presents readers with all they should comprehend to make the easiest of climbing this difficult path. Charts point out camping out and water destinations, whereas up to date maps offer topographical info, elevations, and the place horse trails intersect mountain climbing trails. First-person debts, journey diaries, neighborhood lore approximately timber, wildflowers, and animal lifestyles, plus the newest GPS details and elevation information are incorporated. good illustrated with greater than 60 pictures and 19 maps, this simply transportable consultant is a vital backpacker's device for a secure and remarkable experience. (2011)

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Payne quickly realized he would need help if the trail was ever going to become a reality. At the same time a new program, the Young Adult Conservation Corps (YACC), was providing young workers at Deam Lake State Recreation Area. YACC was the result of an amendment to the Federal Comprehensive Employment and Training Act; its purpose was to provide jobs and training for unemployed and out-of-school young people between the ages of 16 and 23. The YACC workers at Deam Lake State Recreation Area were involved in cleaning up the beach and carrying out timber stand improvement practices.

One or more branches may grow upward from the horizontal section of the trunk, with each becoming a new supporting member for the upper branches of the tree. Since some directional trees have been dated as far back as 1707, the majority of these living formations have fallen due to age. Because of their connection to the past these trees should be documented and studied while they remain alive. indb 29 11/5/10 10:26 AM Hi s t o r y a n d Pe r s p e c t i v e s Native American “sign tree” located just shortly past Deam Lake Trailhead.

One or more branches may grow upward from the horizontal section of the trunk, with each becoming a new supporting member for the upper branches of the tree. Since some directional trees have been dated as far back as 1707, the majority of these living formations have fallen due to age. Because of their connection to the past these trees should be documented and studied while they remain alive. indb 29 11/5/10 10:26 AM Hi s t o r y a n d Pe r s p e c t i v e s Native American “sign tree” located just shortly past Deam Lake Trailhead.

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