Southern Indiana Outdoor Activities
Step outdoors and experience Southern Indiana’s rolling hills, rivers, lakes, and rural landscapes. If you’re staying in any of our quaint small towns, you’re just steps away from the Ohio River Valley's fertile countryside.
Earn Prizes While Exploring SoIN
Set your sights on SoIN! See some of the best views along the Ohio River, walk in the footsteps of the Lewis & Clark expedition, explore 390-million-year-old fossils and hike some (or all) of Indiana’s longest trail. You can do all of this and more when you sign up for the Scenic SoIN passport.
Check-in at 10 locations on the passport to earn a custom print by Graphic Designer, Illustrator and SoIN native Matthew Clinard. While exploring some of the most scenic stops in Southern Indiana, you’ll earn entries into our "Ultimate Outdoor Adventure in SoIN" grand prize drawing.
Parks & Trails
Parks and trails in SoIN, our section of southern Indiana, give you countless options to enjoy the outdoors. Whether you're looking for a hiking trail, bike path, water park, or playground, we've got you covered! Check out a few highlights below of parks below or view all our parks and trails here.
With luscious greens and drivable fairways, SoIN is home to some of the most beautiful golf courses in the region. Fuzzy Zoeller, an ex-professional golfer and Master's champion is from the area. He designed two upscale courses, Covered Bridge Golf Club and Champions Pointe Golf Club. Below are a few more exemplary courses.
With multiple state parks in the area, you'll be sure to find what you're looking for. From hiking trails to horseback riding to kayaking and camping, plus much more, there are state parks for every kind of activity. Below are a few in SoIN.
Ohio River Greenway
The Ohio River Greenway is a 7.5-mile long path that stretches along the three primary river towns in southern Indiana: Clarksville, Jeffersonville and New Albany. The path sits directly along the Ohio River that is perfect for walking, running, biking, and sightseeing. A few notable attractions along the path are below.