Outdoor recreation has a higher level of risk than most activities, and can be potentially hazardous/dangerous/lethal. Forms of outdoor recreation on this site include hiking, biking, climbing, swimming, and backpacking. Risk is always a factor during outdoor recreation, sports, and exercise activities, especially when weather is unfavorable/unpredictable, or when unforeseen events or conditions create a hazardous situation. There are many other risks, both natural and/or man-made, that could lead to injury or death while doing these activities.
It is the responsibility of the users of this website to familiarize themselves with the necessary skills for safe conduct of activities and facilities/recreation areas described. All participants must assume responsibility for their own actions and safety, exercise sound judgment, be prepared for all types of conditions. Users should seek advice on current weather and facility conditions. Conditions change from day to day, and from season to season, therefore rendering any information on this website subject to change without warning.
Outdoor recreation presents participants with a number of potentially dangerous and possibly lethal hazards, including lightning, flooding, snow/ice, falling trees, falling rocks, landslides, etc. Many of the facilities and recreation areas described contain terrain with exposed rock faces, cliffs, and scrambles where fatal falls are possible. The areas covered by Joining Jennings for Healthy Living are also home to wildlife that may be dangerous, including but not limited to bears, snakes, and disease-carrying insects.
Although the authors of Joining Jennings for Healthy Living try to make the information contained on this website as accurate as possible, they disclaim any liability for accident, loss, injury, inconvenience or any other damage that may be sustained by anyone using the information contained on this website. Those who use this information, and those who use facilities/recreation areas described on this site, do so at their own risk. You are solely responsible for using your judgment in interpreting and using this information to safely enjoy your own outdoor pursuits.
The information contained on this website is not intended to replace knowledge about safe conduct of activities described, gathering of necessary equipment, or appropriate coordination with individuals or organizations managing these facilities and recreation areas. Content is published primarily as an informative source on the physical activity and nutrition opportunities in Jennings County, Indiana. The public is welcome to read facility and recreation area descriptions so that they may have a general idea of what to expect when visiting a particular facility or recreation area. We take no responsibility nor assume liability for inaccuracies, errors, omission, or incompleteness of any information. Joining Jennings for Healthy Living and/or anyone contributing information to this site shall not be held liable for any inconvenience, accidents, damage to property, rescues, injuries or loss of life should you undertake any of the hikes or physical activity services listed on this website.