Indianapolis, IN: Low Gap

Find rugged wilderness in central Indiana as you hike this 10.3-mile loop. Don't miss old Draper Cabin.
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Find rugged wilderness in central Indiana as you hike this 10.3-mile loop. Don't miss old Draper Cabin.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 16.2

Waypoints

LGT010

Location: 39.3242721557617, -86.4153442382812

Head WSW; trail roughly parallels Draper Hollow Rd.

LGT001

Location: 39.3107414245606, -86.4243240356445

Trailhead. Go W, then shift S onto rugged Tincher Ridge

LGT002

Location: 39.2978363037109, -86.4198837280274

Trail switchbacks into gnarly hollow with dramatic rock overhangs; handful of creek crossings before a sharp climb to ridge

LGT003

Location: 39.3041114807129, -86.4139175415039

Veer R @ Y, stay on Low Gap Trail

LGT004

Location: 39.2953796386719, -86.4004669189453

Cross Low Gap Rd. and cross bridges ahead

LGT005

Location: 39.2946662902832, -86.3885726928711

Bear L @ Gorley Ridge; trek uphill then drop into gorge

LGT006

Location: 39.3002510070801, -86.3881301879883

Ford East Fork Honey Creek

LGT009

Location: 39.3195762634277, -86.399169921875

Trail crosses Low Gap Rd. @ Low Gap

LGT008

Location: 39.3135986328125, -86.3836517333984

Turn L on Orcutt Rd., an old logging path

LGT007

Location: 39.3033065795898, -86.3899154663086

Good campsites in brief pine flats; climb again to Shipman Ridge

LGT011

Location: 39.3150520324707, -86.4213256835938

Turn L onto spur trail into Draper Hollow to a rustic cabin (available for rental)

LGT012

Location: 39.3115577697754, -86.4142608642578

Draper Cabin; return to main trail; head S back to trailhead