Find local adventures, unique places to stay, and guided adventure tours in Indiana.

Top Adventures in Indiana

  • Hike the Canyons Loop of Turkey Run State Park

    Located 54 miles western from Indianapolis this is a really gorgeous state park. Entrance fee is $7 but it's totally worth the money (map included). You will find many trails which are leading through canyons and forest. I recommend beginning in t...

    7.1 miles

  • Hike the Dune Succession Trail, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    This hike provides a great opportunity to explore the variable landscape and terrain in Indiana Dunes State Park. From the parking lot head north on a paved walkway toward Lake Michigan's shoreline. Next, walk down the boardwalk to the beach. Once...

    1 miles 150 ft gain

  • Hike to Clifty Falls

    This day hike in Clifty Falls State Park is a challenging workout with rewarding sights. Springtime brings wildflowers, and fall lovely colors, to the area.

    4.1 miles 479 ft gain

  • Hike the Turkey Run Trail System

    Turkey Run State Park is one of Indiana's most beautiful hidden gems. The fourteen miles of trails that intertwine Sugar Creek range from beginner to advanced and are easily accessible from the the park's visitor center. With the longest trail str...

    14 miles

  • Hike to Cataract Falls, Lieber State Recreation Area

    Cataract Falls, in the Lieber State Recreation Area, has an upper falls (20 ft) and a lower falls (18 ft), located a half mile downstream. A covered bridge adds the scenic landscape. You can either take a short trail, or drive, to travel between t...

    1 miles

  • Hike the HHC Trail, Brown County SP

    HHC Trail (#8) in Brown County State Park is beautiful throughout the seasons. Highlights include views near West Lookout and Hesitation Point, while a creek and forest landscapes also make for a scenic hike. The trail starts from the parking lot ...

    4.9 miles 652 ft gain

  • Hike at Eagle Creek Beach

    As you pass through the entrance of Eagle Creek, you will drive through windy roads surrounded in pine trees. There are signs telling you where everything is located. There are lots of different places to park depending on what you wanna do.If you...

    6 miles 200 ft gain

  • Backpack the Two Lakes Loop Trail, Hoosier NF

    This is one of my favorite options for a quick weekend backpacking trip near Louisville. The trail forms a figure eight around 2 lakes - Indian Lake and and Lake Celina. Hiking the full outer loop around both lakes is about 16 miles, but if that's...

    16 miles

  • Hike the Low Gap Trail

    Located in Morgan-Monroe State Forest, the Low Gap Trail (white blazes) offers forest, creeks, ponds, and rock formations. The trail runs partially on old forest roads. A good spot for birding, with camping options as well.

    10.1 miles 2500 ft gain

  • Hike to Pinnacle Peak, Indiana

    Beginning at the trail head labeled for Trail 1/Pinnacle Peak, the trail changes a total of ~450 ft elevation in a mile through a rolling, hardwood forest to reach its namesake location: Pinnacle Peak. The view opens up to the southwest of the pea...

    2 miles 900 ft gain

  • Hike the Falls Canyon Trail

    Falls Canyon Trail (Trail 3) in McCormick's Creek State Park takes on challenging, hilly terrain. There are a number of creek crossings as you pass through the canyon – for this reason, seasonal water levels sometimes make this hike inaccessible. ...

    0.8 miles 150 ft gain

  • Hike the Cowles Bog Trail, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    To get to the trailhead parking lot: take Mineral Springs Road towards the community of Dune Acres. Just before you get to the guard shack for the community, turn onto the gravel road to the right - there will be signs indicating Cowles Bog Trail ...

    3.4 miles 200 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Angola, Indiana

      Angola / Hogback Lake Koa

    • Bloomington, Indiana

      Hardin Ridge

      Overview Hardin Ridge is a 1,200-acre recreational complex located on the shores of Monroe Reservoir in Hooiser National Forest. The complex includes six shady campground loops, two picnic areas wi...

    • Brookville, Indiana

      Tailwater Shelter 2 (Brookville Lake)

      Overview The Tailwater #2 Shelter is located at the base of Brookville Lake Dam. Visitors enjoy the accessibility to cold water trout fishing in the tailwater and the river access offered by this s...

    • Brookville, Indiana

      Overlook Shelter (Brookville Lake)

      Overview The Overlook Shelter is located near the Brookville Lake Dam and the Visitor Center. Visitors enjoy this site for the breathtaking view of Brookville Lake and the Dam. Visitors also enjoy ...

    • Brookville, Indiana

      Tailwater Shelter 1 (Brookville Lake)

      Overview The Tailwater #1 Shelter is located at the base of the Brookville Lake Dam. Visitors enjoy this site for the accessibility to cold water trout fishing in the tailwater and the river access...

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