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Badlands Off Road Park

Sunday, October 06, 2019

Other Names

Wabash River

Last Known StatusOpen

This off road park has about 800+ acres of various terrain such as sand dunes, deep water crossings, gravel hills, mud bogs, woods trails and rock crawling sections for jeeps and trials bikes.

The park is open daily from 9am-5pm and is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day. Camping is not permitted but cabin and cottage rentals are available. Off the Trail Vacation Rentals and Campground is located near the main entrance which offers a spray wash, hot showers and full hookups. Guests are allowed to ride to and from the park from the campground.

Flags are not required for motorcycles but are mandatory for ATVs, Jeeps and 4x4s which can be purchased at the park office for an additional fee. Helmets are required for all dirt bike, ATV and UTV riders and are available for rent. There is also an onsite repair shop that carries parts and accessories for most off road vehicles.

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REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredNo
Dates OpenPark Hours: Wed-Thur 9am-5pm, Friday-Sun 9am-7pm. Store Hours: Mon-Thurs 9am-5:30pm, Fri-Sun 9am-7pm
Spark ArrestorNoA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is not required but is always recommended.
Noise LimitNoquiet exhaust systems are encouraged
Whip FlagsNot Required (72 inches)Whip Flags Recommended For Safety
Flags are not required for motorcycles
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs & Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy & Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Prohibitedbuggy's and sand rails are prohibited
2 Stroke EnginesNo Restriction
MX Helmet RequiredYeshelmet rentals available for $20
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
permitted at Off the Trail Vacation Rentals and Campground
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
permitted at Off the Trail Vacation Rentals and Campground
Night RidingNoriding hours 9am-5pm
AlcoholProhibited
Rule Enforcement
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TERRAIN

Approx Size800 acres (1 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail25
Climate TypeUrban/man-made
Elevation500 to 600 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Rated, Heavily Maintained
Loose DirtThis OHV area has some loose dirt.Some
Hard PackThe OHV area has little hard pack terrain.Little
SandThis OHV area has mostly sandy areas.Mostlypaddle or sand tire recommended for best experience
MudThe OHV area has some mud after it rains.Some
DustThe OHV area has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis OHV area has little rocks.Little
TreesThe OHV area has some trees.Some
Steep HillsThis OHV area has some steep hills.Some
Water CrossingsThe OHV area has some water crossings.Some
Small JumpsThis OHV area has many small jumps.Many
Large JumpsThis OHV area has some large jumps.Some
BermsThe OHV area has some berms.Some
Sand/Gravel PitsThis private park has some sand or gravel pits.Some
Single TrackThis private park has some single track trails.Some
HazardsThis OHV area has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis OHV area has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis OHV area has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis OHV area has some expert terrain.Some

TYPE OF AREA

AreaMotorized Trails, MX Track, Off-Road Dunes
LandPrivately Owned / Commercial

KEY SERVICES

Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (N)Attica Marathon Food Shop (765) 764-4424
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (N)
Potable Water WaterOn SiteAttica Family Campground (765) 762-6189
RV Hookups RV HookupOn SiteAttica Family Campground (765) 762-6189
RV Dump Station RV DisposalOn SiteAttica Family Campground (765) 762-6189
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn SiteAttica Family Campground (765) 762-6189
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (N)IGA (765) 762-2337

FEES & PASSES

Parking(None)
EntryYes ($10.00 per person)
Passengers 12 and over - $10. Passengers 6 to 11 - $5. Kids 5 and under are free.
RidingYes ($25.00 per rider)
Two days - $45; Three days - $60, Four or more days - $70
CampingYes
Tent: $9.00
RV: $34.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
Primitive camping - $9/person. Full hookups - $34/night (includes two adults and two children). Electric and water only - $29.

RATINGS

Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended StayFull Day
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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityAttica, IN
Address3968 N. Xavier, Attica, IN 47918
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Street Map
Trail MapGo To Trail Map
From: Indianapolis, IN
1) Take I-74 west to exit 15, about 60 miles
2) Turn right (north) off the exit ramp onto US-41, continue 10.8 miles
3) Turn left on E. Sycamore Street, continue .4 miles
4) Turn left (south) on East Road, continue .5 miles
5) Park entrance is on the right (west).

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoBadlands Off Road Park
3968 North Xavier
Attica, IN 47918
(765) 762-2981
badlandsoffroad.com
Contact InfoOff the Trail Vacation Rentals And Campground
3970 N Xavier Road
Attica, IN 47918
(765) 762-6189
info@offthetrailcampground.com
badlandsoffroad.com
CommentCabin and house rentals available - call for rates.

RIDER COMMENTS & REVIEWS

Badlands OHV Area Photo

Badlands Off Road Park OHV Area

One of the many sandy play areas to explore.

Badlands OHV Area Photo

Polaris RZR 800 UTV with winch on front bumper and roll cage carrying two passengers.

Most of the trails are marked and rated. This is a good view of the easy trails.

Badlands OHV Area Photo

Two Polaris RZR 800 UTVs with orange whip flags parked next to shallow stream.

The park has some unique obstacles to check out. One section is simply called "The Tunnels", which are drainage tunnels wide enough for UTVs and jeeps to crawl through.

Badlands OHV Area Photo

Three men standing next to two Yamaha Raptor ATVs and one Suzuki ATV with whip flags parked next to box trailer.

The main staging area has plenty of room for parking.

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