Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation

Looking for things to do outdoors in southern Indiana? Look nor further!

Canoe down Blue River located in the heart of cave country. Enjoy a quick rest or a picnic lunch along the public gravel bars and beach areas and stay on the lookout for the abundant wildlife including turtles, eagles, otters, and more.

Take in more scenery while hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding on 25 miles of trails at O’Bannon Woods State Park.

Below the rolling hills, majestic forests, and winding Blue River lies a secretive network of caverns and caves just waiting to be explored. Guided tours take you deep into our greatest natural treasure where you can walk alongside underground streams, investigate captivating cave formations, discover fossils, and observe fascinating plant and animal life hundreds of feet below the earth’s surface. Tours vary in length and terrain, but most are easy walks the whole family can enjoy. And with a constant temperature of 52 degrees, the caves are a perfect outing all year long.

After diving below the earth, it’s time to fly high. Harness yourself for the zipline ride of your life at Squire Boone Caverns Zipline Adventures, zooming over caverns and treetops. From introductory trips designed to give newbies just a taste of zipline action to whizzing down Indiana’s longest zipline, we have an exciting excursion for everyone. If you’re a true adventure enthusiast, be sure to check out the Bat Chaser aerial coaster for the thrill of a lifetime. Riders summit a 50-foot tower before twisting and turning 603 feet to the ground with the option to free fall. This ride’s a Corydon must-do!

Nature lovers won’t be disappointed with these things to do outdoors and more in Southern Indiana.

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Bat Chaser at Indiana Caverns

Corydon, Indiana 47112

Indiana Cavern’s Bat Chaser combines ziplining and free falling in a family-friendly experience

Buffalo Trace Campground

Buffalo Trace Park

Palmyra, IN 47164

Buffalo Trace Park includes a 30-acre lake with a beach, fishing, camping, and more.

Cave Country Canoes

Milltown, IN 47145

Cave Country Canoes offers wildlife, rapids, and abundant beauty.

Chariot Run

Chariot Run Golf Club

Laconia, IN 47135

18-hole equestrian themed golf course with bent grass greens, tees, and fairways.

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Culver’s of Corydon Bike Routes


Three bike routes ranging from 25 to 65 miles.

Deep Darkness at Indiana Caverns

Corydon, Indiana 47112

A four-hour cave exploration adventure.

Golf Shores Fun Center

Corydon, Indiana 47112

Indoor and outdoor 18-hole miniature golf courses.

Hayswood Nature Reserve

Corydon, IN 47112

311 acres of natural scenery steps from downtown Corydon.

Indian Creek Walking Trail

Corydon, Indiana 47112

Paved walking trail accessible from downtown Corydon.

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Indiana Caverns

Corydon, Indiana 47112

Take an underground boat ride at Indiana Caverns.

Marengo Cave

Marengo, Indiana 47140

Offering a variety of underground splendor rarely seen in a single cave.


O’Bannon Woods State Park

Corydon, IN 47112

Hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and camping on the Ohio River.

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