The City of Bedford and Lawrence County is home to many exciting attractions.
Blue Spring Caverns is a popular attraction where tour guides pilot custom tour boats along the course of a subterranean river for over a mile, pointing out native rare blind fish and crayfish in their natural setting and explaining the natural forces that are yet at work creating great chambers below the rolling hills.
Spring Mill State Park, the second most visited State Park in Indiana. Featuring a Pioneer Village, tennis courts, hiking trails, a nature center, canoe and paddle-boat rentals and even a saddle barn, making Spring Mill the top tourist attraction in Lawrence County. Probably one of the best-loved areas in the park is Pioneer Village. This reconstructed village is presented as close as possible to what the area may have looked like when Hugh and Thomas Hamer acquired the property in 1831.
Another nearby attraction is Lake Monroe, the largest inland body of water in Indiana. Land and water cover over 25,959 acres. Boating, fishing, swimming, and camping are available. For further information call Lake Monroe Visitors Center at Paynetown, St. Rd. 446, Department of Natural Resources at (812) 837-9546. It is open from 8:00am until 4:00pm every day.
Click here to go to the site of Lawrence County Tourism, offering a view of all there is to see and do in Lawrence County.