With the cooler weather and the change in seasons, now is a perfect time to get out and enjoy nature with a picnic. We’ve compiled a list of picnic spots in Knox County to get you started.
Gregg Park is set on 40 acres and offers a walking trail, playground equipment and picnic tables, two shelter houses, as well as two tennis courts with lights, a sand volleyball court, a fenced-in area for horse shoes with eight clay horse shoe pits.
Ouabache Trails Park is two miles north of Vincennes off of Ft. Knox Road. The 254-acre park on the Wabash River features four miles of marked trails, picnic areas & playgrounds in a beautiful wooded setting.
Fox Ridge Nature Park is a 95-acre public use nature park. The focus of the park is to allow the public a space for recreation, which means walking and hiking, bicycling, fishing and exploring the natural world that inhabits the park. There are picnic tables and a shelter house on site.
Visit the George Rogers Clark National Historical Park for a picnic. Take a tour of the largest federal monument outside of Washington DC. The park has tables near the parking lot.
Kimmell Park offers panoramic views of the Wabash River and an overlook with scenic stair-step seating leading to the water’s edge. Park benches and picnic tables provide a perfect setting for a picnic on the river. Walking trails welcome students and the community to take in views of the river.
Where is your favorite place to have a picnic?