Attractions

There is always something fun to do in Franklin County Indiana!

Please note: Many attractions are open daily but some are ONLY open on weekends. Please call ahead!

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Arts/Entertainment

A One of a Kind Art Studio

Call for Art Class schedule!

AMS Ceramic Studio

Come join the fun! Paint your own ceramic masterpiece! We will clean up, fire your piece, and have it back to you within a week. Bring the whole family!

Cat and The Fiddle Event Center

Entertainment for all ages. Music and comedy sets are scheduled throughout the year. MUST HAVE RESERVATIONS!!! Not every weekend Enjoy Catrina’s home cooking! No menu, she will make a dish and serve.

Opry Barn

Live entertainment venue at the west end of Indiana's Canal town, March to November. Presenting music, drama, and other activities featuring regional talent.

Third Place

Your Third Place in Brookville to Enjoy Life!

ATV/Off Road

Haspin Acres

Whether you are a serious competitor or a weekend warrior, there is a competition for everyone at Haspin Acres.

Bowling

Brookville Lanes

Bowling: please call ahead to make sure there is not a league or party scheduled. Sometimes they have glow in the dark bowling.

Cedar Grove Tavern & Lanes

MUST BE 21 to bowl Call ahead to schedule time

Fishing

Brookville Lake

Enjoy camping, fishing, hunting, boating, hiking and swimming all at Brookville Lake!

Brookville Lake Guide Services

As your guide my goal is to provide you with as much fun as possible while catching fish at Brookville Lake.

Indiana Flyfishing Guides

Indiana Fly Fishing Guides runs fly fishing float trips and wade trips on the finest rivers in Indiana. Join us to float or wade our "Indiana home waters."

Whitewater River & TAIL WATER

We are lucky to have the East and West fork of the Whitewater River in Franklin County. Good for rafting, canoeing and GREAT trout fishing. Please respect and obey all local, state and federal laws. Visit the website for water levels, temperature and a …

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Genealogy/History

Franklin County Public Library

Concerning Franklin County information our collection at the Brookville library currently contains over 600 vertical files on various topics including surnames and local history topics. We also have 75 family histories in bound format as well as a smal …

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Golf

Brook Hill Golf Club

Nestled in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana, Brook Hill Golf Club features bent grass greens and tees with lush rolling bluegrass fairways, and a friendly clubhouse atmosphere.

Cricket Ridge Golf Course and Restaurant

Nestled in the rolling hills between Batesville and Oldenburg sits Cricket Ridge, a 9 hole public golf course and restaurant.

Hiking/Nature/Sport

Brookville Lake

Enjoy camping, fishing, hunting, boating, hiking and swimming all at Brookville Lake!

Brookville Town Park

Walking trails, picnic tables, softball fields, football fields, stage area, shelters, play ground equipment, sand volleyball. All right next to the river. Take 8th Street off of Main all they way to the entrance to the park.

Pickleball: All About Pickelball

In 2008, Brookville natives Charlie and Betty Allen, along with Larry Sheets and Marilyn Hedrick, found the fun sport of pickleball in Florida. They came home determined to get pickleball started in Brookvlle and the rest as they say is history. Today, …

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Southeastern YMCA

The Y is a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the foundations of the Southeastern Indiana community. With a focus on developing the potential of kids, improving individual health and well-being, and giving back and supporting our neighbo …

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Whitewater Canal Trail

The Canal Trail follows the historic canal route as it travels through the heart of the Whitewater River Valley in Franklin County, Indiana.

Whitewater River & TAIL WATER

We are lucky to have the East and West fork of the Whitewater River in Franklin County. Good for rafting, canoeing and GREAT trout fishing. Please respect and obey all local, state and federal laws. Visit the website for water levels, temperature and a …

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Historical Sites/Museums

Batesville Historical Center

Now through September, the Historical Center features “Vintage Wedding Fashions” from the 1950s and earlier. Included in this collection of dresses and wedding accessories are four dresses over 100 years old, as well as a dress worn by four generations …

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Metamora Museum Of Oddities

Each object (Oddity) in the 2000+ item collection is unique. It is a rare educational opportunity to view artifacts not to be seen or collected any place else in the world.

Whitewater Canal State Historic Site

The Whitewater Canal State Historic site operates a horse-drawn canal boat, the Ben Franklin III, and the Metamora Grist Mill.

Horseback Riding

Salt Creek Horse Ranch

Salt Creek Ranch is open all year long with 700 acres of trail riding with over 100 horses on site. We are located just 20 minutes east of Rushville near beautiful Metamora.

Markets/Orchards

Michaela Farm

Merging agriculture, education and spirituality, Michaela Farm builds on and enfleshes the Franciscan value of "just relationships with all Creation."

Wendel Farms

Corn Maze, Petting Farm and Pony Rides

White’s Flea Market

Our flea market is every Wednesday from daylight 'til noon (400+ vendors and 6000-8000 customers).

Whitetail Acres

Whitetail Acres is a truly unique place. 2 locations in Franklin County. Nursery, Farm where the reindeer reside and at Christmas time choose and cut your own tree. Please call ahead to visit reindeer during the year to make sure they are on the premis …

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Movie Theater/Rental

HomeTown Video

New rental movies, games and info. Newest rentals every Tuesday, weeks before the Box or online.

Outdoor Recreation

Franklin County Park

4-H Fairground, Camping, Picnicking.

Pickleball: All About Pickelball

In 2008, Brookville natives Charlie and Betty Allen, along with Larry Sheets and Marilyn Hedrick, found the fun sport of pickleball in Florida. They came home determined to get pickleball started in Brookvlle and the rest as they say is history. Today, …

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Whitetail Acres

Whitetail Acres is a truly unique place. 2 locations in Franklin County. Nursery, Farm where the reindeer reside and at Christmas time choose and cut your own tree. Please call ahead to visit reindeer during the year to make sure they are on the premis …

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Whitewater Valley Gateway Park

Full service and primitive camping available.

Wolf Creek Habitat & Rescue, Inc.

Wolf Creek Habitat is here to educate young and old about the wolf. All visitors are welcome on the weekends. And you can spend the night!

Spa

Tranquility Massage By Shelley

Stretch Massage, 90 Minute massage, Hot Stone Massage, Therapeutic Massage & Swedish Massage.

Tours

Chickens, Chickens Everywhere

When visiting Franklin County, be on the look out for all the Chickens. Want to know why there are chickens everywhere? In 2010, CanoeFest (Indiana’s Largest Canoe Race) decided to hold The Great Chicken Fry Off to obtain the Guinness Book of World Rec …

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Fear Factory

 Lights on Tour Allows guests to experience Fear Factory without the scare. It is a great family fun way to explore our 30,000 sq. ft. haunted factory. Actors are present but will not jump or scare guests. Tour guides are available upon request. S …

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Horse Drawn Canal Boat

Check out the old Metamora Grist Mill, an early method of grain manufacturing, and even see grinding demonstrations on select days.Enjoy a ride on the Ben Franklin III, a canal boat pulled by two Belgian draft horses.Check out Duck Creek Aqueduct, …

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Metamora Gem Mine

Gem mine where you can select different size buckets at various price points and pan for numerous gems and fossils. Gifts from mild to wild! Snack bar. From Only in your State ” When you think of mines, Indiana isn’t the first place that typically come …

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Metamora Monster

Look for the Metamora Monster this summer! He can be spotted roaming around Metamora! Can you help name this monster? If so stop by A One of a Kind and fill out a form. You never know, your name might get picked.

Sisters of St. Francis Convent Tour

Visit the Sisters for a relaxing day at Michaela Farms and the convent. Must have reservations for tour of convent.

Weberding Carving Shop

Most days there is a master carver available to demonstrate the art of carving wood. Browse through their shop and see magnificent pieces of art. You may even find one you want to take home with you. This is a place you will want to stop and just look …

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Trains

Whitewater Valley Railroad

Travel Through Time On Indiana's Most Scenic Railroad. The Whitewater Valley Railroad operates trains and special events throughout the year.

Water Rentals

Family Time Adventures

You might get wet, you may lose your balance, but you will return with a smile . . . we guarantee it!

Morgan’s Outdoor Adventures – Canoeing & Cabins

Canoeing, Camping and Cabins: Morgan's strives to give you a memory-making experience that will last a lifetime.

Whitewater Canoe Rental

Whitewater River offers trips renting canoes, kayaks, rafts, tubes and campsites on the privately owned sections of the Whitewater River.

Winery/Brewery

Legacy Lane Vineyard

A little bit of heaven in the middle of nowhere! Schedule your tasting today!

Zip Lining

Skyward Adventures Ziplining

Skyward Adventures is a family-friendly zip line & aerial adventure course which takes you through acres of hillside located in Brookville, Indiana.