Visit the Highest Point in Indiana

The highest point in Indiana, at 1,257 feet above sea level, is located in Franklin Township in Wayne County. To visit the highest point, take a relaxing drive in the country, going north on State Road 227 to Bethel. Go west (left) on Bethel Road. Turn north (right) on Elliot Road.

Looking north on Elliot Road.  High Point is on the left.

Photo taken June 15, 2004

Approximately  3/4 of a mile north of Bethel Road, you'll notice a country lane along the south side of a woods.
Lane up to High Point
Along Elliot Road, the lane is marked with this sign that says "Highest Point". 
High Point Sign
Walk the lane to the crest of the hill. You'll see a path that leads into the woods.
Ladder over the fence.
Follow the path north. In the clearing you'll notice a pile of rocks. The rocks mark the highest point in Indiana.
Rocks Marking Highest Point in Indiana

Note that Indiana's highest point is located on private land. Please be respectful.

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