About this trip idea

Allow 2 days.


Whether you’re a seasoned pro or are just looking for some off-roading fun, Badlands Off Road Park and Redbird State Recreational Area are sure to have what you’re looking for.


Good Times at Badlands

The Badlands Off Road Park  in Attica features over 800 acres of diverse terrain. Explore multiple sand dunes, wooden, gravel and rock trails at Badlands where you’ll find something for all experience levels. Badlands’ safe environment creates the the perfect off-roading experience for the whole family. Badlands also offers multiple seasonal events throughout the year such as an Easter egg hunt, Christmas Parade, and even a Sasquatch hunt.


After a long day of off-roading, kick back and relax at one of Badland’s cabins where you’ll enjoy multiple amenities such as the swimming pool and ping pong table. Rentals also provide guests with unique VIP benefits such as extra hours of riding and admission to the park. Or, if you are feeling a little more adventurous bring your own tent and camp out beneath the beautiful Indiana stars.


Redbird State Recreation Area

Begin day 2 with a scenic drive to Linton, Indiana. Linton is famous for holding Indiana’s largest Independence Day Parade and their outdoor activities. Get down and dirty with more offroading at Redbird State Recreation Area . Originally named after Redbird Coal Mine, the property is now 1400 acres of vast land. The many miles of off-roading trails give ORV enthusiasts of all levels an experience they will never forget.


Next, continue your weekend nearby with more outdoor activities at Goose Pond . Immerse yourself in nature at Goose Pond on over 5,000 acres of shallow water wetlands, 1,300 acres of prairie and over 30 miles of levees. Whether you’re looking for more adventure, or some quiet time immersed in nature there is plenty to do at Goose Pond. Things to do here include kayaking, canoeing, hunting, and animal watching.


Finish your night off with fresh, local food at Goosepond Pizza  . Did you know that Goosepond Pizza gives away over 20% of their profits to make a difference in the lives of others? Make a tasty difference in the community when you purchase dinner during your visit! Customize and add up to nine toppings when you order their loaded pizza. Voted the best pizza in Linton, their friendly service and quality food is sure to put a smile on your face.