White River Public Access Sites

The White River is one of the primary waterways flowing through the State of Indiana.  As it snakes through the state from the northeast near the Ohio border to the southwest, it reaches Greene County at its border with Owen County between the Town of Spencer and the Town of Worthington.  Once it reaches Greene County, the river enters a broad and winding river basin.  This provides ample opportunity for river recreation, such as canoeing and kayaking, as well as fishing.  Three separate access points are available with the Smith’s Ferry Public Access Site being the most developed.  Visitors to the river will experience tree-lined woodland areas varying depth and include maples, oaks, sycamore, river birch, cottonwood, and others.  Wildlife common to this waterway are Canadian Geese, cranes, ducks, deer, muskrat, fox, and herons, as well as squirrels, turtles, groundhogs and other common animals.  Largemouth and smallmouth bass, catfish, perch, and crappie are also common species found in the river corridor.