The name Clifty Falls paints a beautiful picture in your mind. You’ll see breathtaking waterfalls and a deep bouldered canyon as you hike along the trails through this scenic area.

Tour the mansion of frontier banker James F.D. Lanier in nearby historic Madison. Enjoy a drive up the beautiful Ohio River Valley, or plan a visit to the park during one of Madison’s many special events such as the Chautauqua of the arts, the Madison Regatta hydroplane race, or the Nights Before Christmas candlelight historic home tour.

Please note that all caves, sinkholes, tunnels and mines on DNR properties are closed until further notice to provide protection from White-nosed Syndrome, a fungus that is killing bats in large numbers in the Northeastern U.S. and is now spreading west. This includes the old railroad tunnel at Clify Falls.


Clifty Falls State Park Indiana
1501 Green Rd, Madison, IN 47250, United States



Open all year. 7am to 11pm.


The annual pass for Indiana state parks is $50 for Indiana residents, $70 for non-residents. If you are an Indiana resident and aged 65 or older or are receiving social security disability you may purchase a senior pass for $25. If you walk or bicycle into the park it is $2.00 per person.


Contact Details

Phone: (812) 273-8885

Official Website: Clifty Falls State Park Indiana


Area Attractions

Suggested Equipment for Clifty Falls State Park:


The following activities within the park should be done with utmost caution. Make sure that you have the proper protective gear and equipment necessary to make your adventures safe and accident-free. We advise you to read the TIPS underneath each activity to serve as a guide on what you may need to bring in order to enjoy your stay fully.

Activities & Tips


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