Brimming with exceptional land aesthetics of glacial-era geography, premier whitewater rapids, rare relict White Pines, and some of the most productive farmland in the state, the Big Pine Watershed encompasses 209,000 + acres of land which is primarily used for agriculture.


A 10 ½ mile segment of Big Pine Creek in Warren County (from Rocky Ford, near Rainsville, downstream to confluence of the Wabash River) is a State designated Natural and Scenic River.

Big Pine Creek is Indiana's premier whitewater creek during high spring water levels and is popular with canoeists and kayakers. The Department of Environmental Management has designated the Big Pine Creek segment and some of its headwaters "for exceptional use" due to outstanding quality.

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