Anderson Falls

Anderson Falls is a 14-foot drop where the bed of Fall Fork transitions from a harder to a softer kind of rock. Most visitors stick to the area around the falls, so if you venture onto the trails, you’re not likely to have much company.

Anderson Falls


Two loop trails, one inside the other, explore the wooded uplands on the stream=s far side. You will need to wade across to reach them, but the stream is often shallow. Though not prominently marked, the trails closely approach the stream bank near the falls. Markers along the trails identify the various plants found along their tread.


Bartholomew County. From the intersection of IN 9 and IN 46, go east 2.0 miles on IN 46 to 925E, then right; 925E quickly turns into 200N. Continue 2.3 miles from IN 46, then turn left onto 1140E and proceed 0.2 miles to a well-marked and paved parking lot on the left.

North 39 14.207 West 85 41.960
DeLorme 52:A1

View Larger Map


Pit toilets.

Nearby Natural Areas

Muscatatuck National Wildlife Refuge


Habeck: Wild Indiana; Page 128
Indiana Department of Natural Resources
McPherson: Indiana Best Hikes; Page 297
McPherson: Nature Walks in Southern Indiana; Page 80