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Look At This Monster Waterfall Washing Out A Road In Madison

Is your yard or basement flooded? This is hardly a silver lining to the damage caused by this week’s heavy rain, but waterfalls are rushing in Indiana parks right now. And also outside of parks. A cascade formed on Hanging Rock Road in Madison, a popular destination on the Ohio River. The namesake feature on the windy, hilly State Road 7 north of town looks like this in dry weather:

On Tuesday, it looked like this:

But the downpours have enhanced wateralls in state parks, which were already at their peak rush thanks to snowmelt. Many trails are open even with some snow coverage. Check the park’s social media accounts for updates before heading out, though.

Charlestown State Park
12500 State Road 52, Charlestown

Clifty Falls State Park
2221 Clifty Dr., Madison

Brown County State Park
1810 State Road 46 East, Nashville

Williamsport Falls
Behind fire station at 5 N. Monroe St., Williamsport

Lieber State Park (Cataract Falls)
1317 W. Lieber Rd., Cloverdale

Fernandez began writing for Indianapolis Monthly in 1995 while studying journalism at Indiana University. One of her freelance assignments required her to join a women's full-tackle football team for a season. She joined the staff in 2005 to edit IM's ancillary publications, including Indianapolis Monthly Home. In 2011, she became a senior editor responsible for the Circle City section as well as coverage of shopping, homes, and design-related topics. Now the director of editorial operations, she lives in Garfield Park.