The Falls of the Ohio State Park is a day-use park. Allow at least one hour to tour the exhibit gallery. The Interpretive Center is ADA accessible. Audio descriptive iPods are available for visitors with visual and hearing impairments. A wheelchair is available for visitors with limited mobility. Marked service animals are permitted. Pets are not allowed inside and outside they must remain on a 6-foot leash at all times.
Picnic tables and grills are scattered throughout the park. The group picnic area is located behind the Interpretive Center. With the exception of school groups, tables cannot be reserved. There is a small picnic shelter at the Clark home site; others are in the Town of Clarksville’s Ashland and Colgate Parks.
Park hours, 7:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
Interpretive Center hours, Monday – Saturday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Sunday 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM ( Memorial Day thru Labor Day) Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.
Exhibit admission ends at 4:30 PM.
- Admission – $2 parking. Interpretive Center: $9 – 12 years and older, $7 – 5 to 11 years, under 5 – no cost. Indiana State Park pass waives parking fee, not Interpretive Center admission fee. National park passes do not apply here.
- Take advantage of the $100 Membership level in the Falls of the Ohio Foundation which provides an Indiana State Park Pass allowing 5 people free unlimited admission to the Interpretive Center, as well as entitling user and vehicle occupants unlimited admission to all other Indiana State Parks.
When you visit the Falls of Ohio, be sure to take advantage of everything that Southern Indiana has to offer! Visit Clark-Floyd Counties Convention-Tourism Bureau for more great ideas on places to dine, play, and stay.
Lodging and camp sites are nearby. Camping is available at Charlestown State Park, located 15 miles northeast of Clarksville near Charlestown, Indiana.
Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department is a leader in providing fun and family-friendly activities for residents in southern Indiana. Special events, adult education classes, and other activities are offered year-round. The department also operates the Clarksville Cove Family Aquatic Center, Wooded View Golf Course, and 14 local parks featuring activities such as pickleball, volleyball, basketball, tennis, and more.
Foodies will love the diversity of locally-owned restaurants within 5 minutes of the park. Choices include Italian, Japanese, American, seafood, pizza, chicken, burgers, and much more.