**Does not include mountain bike. Mountain biking is only allowed Friday - Sunday. Snow shoes and cross country skis are also permitted. BYO
Brown County, Indiana was voted one of the greatest areas to ride trails in North America by Bike Magazine in March 2009. The area offers miles of flowing trails, scenic vistas, and amazing terrain making this a world-class destination for mountain biking and is quickly becoming a favorite Midwest destination.
eXplore Brown County has over 30 miles of challenging single and double track trails over some of the most rugged terrains in Brown County. Our old school trails are slightly rougher with more ups and downs which makes our trails very fun and challenging.
We are exceptionally bike friendly, and love having dirty and sweaty people come play and stay with us! Uphill ATV shuttles are available by Q's Bikes. When you camp or stay in cabins, bike wash is free. You can store bikes in your cabin or at your campsite. Q's Bike is your full service bike shop for repairs, bike sales, guided tours, shuttles and rentals.
We require that all riders do the following:
Click here for more about our mountain biking policies.
We are centrally located near other bike trails in Southern Indiana: Nebo Ridge, Hickory Ridge, Gnaw Bone and Brown County State Park are all a short ten minute drive from XBC. If you are a road rider, ask at an XBC office for a 10, 20, or 50 mile road route from our facility.
Activity fee cost | $5 per person all day, all riders and hikers must check-in at the Harvest Hall office prior to riding the trails. After hours check-in at front porch of Harvest Hall. Hot showers are available after your ride | $2 each.
Download the MTB Project app to have our trail map right on your phone! It works even when you don't have a signal and it's completely free to download! Click below to visit their site.
WARNING: Under Indiana law, an agritourism provider is not liable for an injury to, or the death of, a participant in agritourism activities at this location if the death or injury results from the inherent risks of agritourism activity. Inherent risks of agritourism activities include risks of injury inherent to land, equipment, and animals as well as the potential for you to act in a negligent manner that may contribute to your injury or death, or for other participants to act in a manner that may cause you injury or cause your death. You are assuming the risk of participating in this agritourism activity. As added by P.L.3-2011, SEC.1. The property used by Valley Branch Retreat Inc. dba eXplore Brown County dba Paintball Valley is a Classified Forest/Tree Farm and an Indiana Agritourism provider.
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During our off-season (Dec-Feb) we are limited on staff and are unable to accommodate any walk-ons. All zips will be closed from 11/26 to 12/2!