O'Bannon Woods State Park

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O'Bannon Woods State Park
Map showing the location of O'Bannon Woods State Park
Map showing the location of O'Bannon Woods State Park
Location Harrison County, Indiana, USA
Nearest city Corydon, Indiana
Coordinates 38°13′41″N 86°17′46″W / 38.22806°N 86.29611°W / 38.22806; -86.29611Coordinates: 38°13′41″N 86°17′46″W / 38.22806°N 86.29611°W / 38.22806; -86.29611
Area 2,000 acres (8.09 km2)
Established 2004
Governing body Indiana Department of Natural Resources
http://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2976.htm

O'Bannon Woods State Park is located near Leavenworth, Crawford County, Indiana, 32 miles (51 km) west of Louisville, KY.

O'Bannon Woods was originally known as the Wyandotte Woods State Recreation Area, which was part of the Harrison-Crawford State Forest. Its main attraction is Wyandotte Caves, which contains over fifty miles of underground caverns and one of the world's largest underground "mountains". The Blue River runs through the park. Indiana DNR lists it as one of their "Seven Hidden Jewels".

The park was named for former governor Frank O'Bannon and houses the O'Bannon Woods Interpretive Center, which offers exhibits and nature programs year round.

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