MammothMarch is coming to Versailles State Park, Indiana!
Our 20-mile, single-circuit hiking route will put the beautiful rolling hills of southeastern Indiana on display and will welcome you for an unforgettable adventure in Indiana’s second-largest State Park.
Located just a 90-minute drive from both Indianapolis and Louisville (KY) and just an hour from Cincinnati (OH), MammothMarch Indiana makes for the picture-perfect hiking getaway in America’s Heartland.
Master the challenge and spend a beautiful day hiking 20 miles in 8 hours. Getting your finisher medal, you will be exhausted, but proud and happy... as well as part of our amazing community of nature-lovers, hikers and MammothMarch addicts!
At a glance
Date: Saturday, June 29, 2024, 7:00 am
Location & venue (start/finish): Versailles State Park, 1387 US-50, Versailles, IN 47042
Distance: 20 miles in 8 hours
There is no timekeeping. There are no failures. We only recognize the incredible courage it takes to rise to our challenge. Every participant completing the distance will be awarded their finisher medal and considered a winner!
Starting time: You can choose from several time slots as early as 7:00 a.m. with limited capacity when signing up. This ensures the most remote hiking experience as a maximum of 5 hikers will cross the starting line at the same time. The first ones will head out between 7:00 – 7:15 a.m. with the majority coming back in just about 8 hours. However, we will have our finish line open for the ones that need a bit more time.
Parking: Complimentary parking will be available on-site.
Aid/refreshment stations: There are water stops and aid stations along the route (approximately positioned every 5-7 miles apart) providing toilets, food, and drinks for all participants. These refreshments are included in the cost of your ticket and vary between each station, offering water, energy drinks, electrolytes, fruits, cereal/protein bars, sandwiches, and more.
Certificates: All finishers will receive their personalized certificate after crossing the finish line. For the ones who drop out, we will issue certificates stating the mileage covered.
Finisher medal/wall of fame: For all participants finishing MammothMarch.
Merchandise: Our 2024 merchandise collection will be available soon!
Route: The single-circuit loop covers the whole Park and offers 20 miles of scenic trails inside Versailles State Park. The final route will be made available for download around 2 weeks prior to the event.
Total elevation gain: Around 1,200 ft.
Terrain: Mainly unpaved hiking trails, dirt trails, gravel roads, forest floor
What are you waiting for? Click here to sign up for the adventure of a lifetime.
The route will be made available for download, including GPS coordinates, prior to the event. Please note that the route is preliminary and may be adjusted due to weather issues, official directives, and/or organizational matters. The route will be marked 1-2 days prior to event day. Should we notice parts of the route being inaccessible or extremely wet/muddy, we will, of course, adapt it to local conditions at short notice..