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Area Overview

We are known as the First State Capitol of Indiana and the second Territorial Capitol, the only Civil War Battle Site in Indiana, and underground caverns. Corydon is nestled in the rolling hills of southern Indiana and the home of the beautiful O'Bannon State Woods State Park and three renown caves, two which are assessable to the public. The charm of the historic downtown Corydon offers unique shops ,local restaurants and coffee shops.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













Downtown Corydon offers the rich history of early Indiana Statehood; the First State Capitol Building, the 2nd governor's office/resident, first state office building (auditor & treasure offices), the constitution elm where it is said the state constitution was drafted under the tree's shade, and other early 1800's structures. Within the county you can find Squire Boone Cavern & Gristmill discovered by Daniel Boone's brother; Indiana Caverns one of the longest cave systems in Indiana; Corydon Battle Park the only Civil War Battle in Indiana; Buffalo Trace Park offers a 30 acre lake with a beach, fishing, and camping; Hayswood Nature Reserve with green space, lake and walking paths; South Harrison Park includes an Olympic size pool, picnic areas and hiking. There are three golf courses; Old Capitol Golf Club, New Salisbury golf course, and Chariot Run a PGA Tour condition standards. You can zipline through the tree tops at Squire Boone Zipline, canoe down the Blue River, or visit our five award winning wineries. If outdoor recreation is your thing there are hiking trails, bike trails, running trails, horseback riding trails, camping, etc. in O'Bannon Woods State Park as well as our local county parks. If you like to try your luck you may want to visit Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino located on the Ohio River and fine dining restaurants.

Cultural Activities





We have an active local art community that displays works at the Artisan Center. The summer months offer three free Bluegrass Concerts by well known bands on the historic town square, there are also live performances every Saturday night at Corydon Live. Hayswood Theatre stages several plays and musical throughout the year at their theatre in Corydon. Our stay of the art Harrison County Library is located in a beautiful former bank building downtown and offers satellite libraries in some of our smaller communities. If antiques and collectibles are to your liking there are many shops within Corydon and the county.

Attractions






Downtown Corydon offers the rich history of early Indiana Statehood; the First State Capitol Building, the 2nd governor's office/resident, first state office building (auditor & treasure offices), the constitution elm where it is said the state constitution was drafted under the tree's shade, and other early 1800's structures. Within the county you can find Squire Boone Cavern & Gristmill discovered by Daniel Boone's brother; Indiana Caverns one of the longest cave systems in Indiana; Corydon Battle Park the only Civil War Battle in Indiana; Buffalo Trace Park offers a 30 acre lake with a beach, fishing, and camping; Hayswood Nature Reserve with green space, lake and walking paths; South Harrison Park includes an Olympic size pool, picnic areas and hiking. There are three golf courses; Old Capitol Golf Club, New Salisbury golf course, and Chariot Run a PGA Tour condition standards. You can zipline through the tree tops at Squire Boone Zipline, canoe down the Blue River, or visit our five award winning wineries. If outdoor recreation is your thing there are hiking trails, bike trails, running trails, horseback riding trails, camping, etc. in O'Bannon Woods State Park as well as our local county parks. If you like to try your luck you may want to visit Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino located on the Ohio River and fine dining restaurants.

Transportation



Our community offers car rentals, local public transportation to areas in the area of Corydon, and Louisville International Airport is approximately 35 minutes from Corydon.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  21.1  31.2  41.3  3.7 "
 February  24.3  36.3  48.3  3.5 "
 March  32.5  45.6  58.7  4.8 "
 April  40.6  54.8  68.9  4.7 "
 May  49.4  63.4  77.4  5.1 "
 June  58.5  71.7  84.8  4.8 "
 July  63.2  75.8  88.3  4.2 "
 August  61.1  74.1  87.1  3.9 "
 September  53.2  67.0  80.9  3.6 "
 October  40.7  55.5  70.4  3.1 "
 November  33.8  45.5  57.1  4.4 "
 December  25.3  35.5  45.6  4.0 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

Our seasons are typical Midwest climate. Summers are mostly pleasant with occasional high humidity days, spring and fall are beautiful times of the year, and winter's are fairly mild for the most part.

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