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Hulman Beach

Of the many important and famous beaches of the state of Indiana, the Hulman Beach is one beach you need to visit for sure. The Hulman Beach in Putnam County, Indiana is surely one of the best places to spend an exciting weekend.

Not only is the beach known for the loads of outdoor activities like, fishing, boating and white water paddling that it offers, but, there are numerous other attractions that contribute to the scenic beauty of this lovely beach. While on one side the beach is flaunted by the very famous McCormick's Creek State Park and the Owl Hollow, on the other side the beach also offers a fine view of the towering peak of Keiser Hill.

The McCormick's Creek State Park is possibly the oldest state park in Indiana. This park, named after the first inhabitant John McCormick, was formally opened as part of the centennial birthday of Indiana on December 11, 1916. The park attractions include, 8 numbered hiking trails, unique sinkhole formations, a 90 foot fire tower, towering stands of Mid-Western hardwood, small cave, ravine and waterfall. In addition to this, the park also houses the impressive Canyon Inn, offering overnight camping facility along with an Olympic sized swimming pool.

Hulman Beach also overlooks the Keiser Hill Summit, located in Indiana state's Owen County. This hill measuring up to 659 feet offers a long list of nearby trails and hiking options. Though there are no lodging options available on the beach, you may find a couple of them at a short distance from the beach, provided you have made advanced reservations. All of these attractions have contributed in a major way in making this beach a much sought after one.