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HIKING TRAILS:
Trail 2: Old State House Quarry

Hiking Trails:
Trail 1 | Trail 2 | Trail 3 | Trail 4 | Trail 5 | Trail 6 | Trail 7 | Trail 8 | Trail 9 | Trail 10

Taking the Quarry Loop Trail off of Trail 2 leads you past the Old State House Quarry. Stone for the present state capitol building was quarried at the here from about 1878 to 1880. The quarry ceased operation due to difficulties in transporting the stone across White River to the railroad lines.

The limestone found in the quarry is Salem Limestone. For more information on these topics check out the park history or park geology pages.


Interested in other places to hike in Indiana?
Check out this great info on Hoosier National Forest, Knobstone Trail and Indiana State Parks from IndianaOutfitters.com.

 

 

 
 


Note: This is not the official Park website. However, it is the most complete and easy-to-use site, with everything you need to plan a trip to McCormick's Creek State Park.