View along the Ohio river in Perry County Indiana

On the Banks of the Ohio River...

Perry County Indiana is blessed with miles and miles of beautiful views of the majestic Ohio River.

The river has played an important part in the county's growth and development. It has transported goods and raw materials, served as a source of enjoyment to fishermen, boaters, skiers and those who simply bask in the soothing nature of its presence.

We invite you to come and enjoy our river and all it has to offer.

Visit and Enjoy Scenic Perry County Indiana

Welcome to Perry County, Indiana, where the rolling hills along the Ohio River provide amazing views of natural beauty at its best!  There is rich history, outdoor fun, and unique shopping and lodging.

An outdoor lover’s paradise, Perry County offers several boat ramps on the Ohio River providing ready access for boating and fishing. With nearly 60,000 acres of the Hoosier National Forest, the area provides a natural wonderland for adventures. There are also numerous lakes providing opportunities for camping, hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, and much more.

The Ohio River National Scenic Byway runs through the county. It provides great bicycling and driving areas that take you through the small towns along the way telling the story of the river, the county, and the culture of the area. The Byway is a favorite destination for motorcycle enthusiasts and is a beautiful location for fall foilage viewing.

Perry County is a true four seasons destination offering numerous opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts and leisure travel. Whether your tastes run to wineries, cabins, yurts, or anything involving nature and the outdoors, Perry County is for you. Come! Enjoy!

Need a Fishing Report? To receive a 3 day forecast from the Cannelton Locks and Dam, call (812) 547-2491.

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