Year Round Family Fun



Aug 21

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Jun 12
Overnight stay giveaway!

We are GIVING away a FREE overnight stay in a Double Splash room including 4 water park passes and a full hot breakfast. Just follow the Rafflecopter below to enter! Good Luck!
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Apr 22
NEW Wilstem side by side ATV Tours

Coming this Spring check out our NEW side by side ATV Tours at Wilstem Ranch!  Venture into one of our Honda Pioneers and tackle our 30 miles of trails amongst the forest canopy.  


Our ATV’s are full of Honda technology and features like a liquid-cooled 700-4-class engine, double wishbone front-suspension, and durable automotive-style automatic transmission with a heavy-duty torque converter, the Pioneer 700-4 comes with reliability and dependability nobody can touch. Best of all, it’s designed, developed, and expertly built in the U.S. (Pioneer 700 built using locally and globally sourced parts.)  The engine is a Honda Automatic with its automotive-style torque converter is not only tough, it’s smart, too. A two-stage shift map optimizes power through the engine RPMs. 



The new Honda Pioneer 700-4’s Occupant Protection Structure around the driver and front-seat passenger, and positioned the seats so you’re well protected. Built out of sturdy, large diameter tubing, the Occupant Protection Structure includes such details as integrated handholds, recessed top tubes and a more spacious structure to enhance protection. It also meets OSHA’s 1928.53 rollover protection standard. 

Guests must be at least 36″ tall to ride the ATV and must have a valid drivers license to drive the ATV.  Guests will be required to sign a waiver and wear safety helmets provided by Wilstem.  Please call 812-936-4484 for more information or to make reservations.

1 person tour – $99
2 person tour – $118
3 person tour – $133
4 person tour – $148




Mar 31
Dinosaur Train Packages

Ride Ride the Dinosaur Train! Packages start at $263 and include room, water park passes, full hot breakfast, and Dinosaur Train tickets. Visit for information about our Indiana Railway Museum Jim Henson’s Dinosaur Train packages! For more information about the train ride visit



Sep 10
Meet Mazey

Meet Mazey!  She is our 7 week old baby Zebra all the way from Texas.  She will be staying at Wilstem Ranch, our sister property and be one of the features of our petting farm at Wilstem Ranch Pumpkin Patch at Castle Knoll Farms.  We are very excited to welcome her to our Wilstem family and can’t wait to share her beauty with you!  She has her own blog where she is posting the ins and outs of the Ranch and features of the Pumpkin Patch.  You can follow her at!



Aug 13
Gearing up for Fall

At Big Splash we are always gearing up for the upcoming season and this time of year it is FALL….my favorite : )  We are very excited for a few new things going on at Big Splash.  We are moving the Wilstem Ranch Pumpkin Patch to Castle Knoll Farms, located right on Hwy 56 between French Lick and Paoli.  It will be much more visible and give us flexibility for Fall weddings at Wilstem Ranch.  Its also a little closer drive for our guests….an added bonus : )  We are expanding our petting farm and adding a Neveplast Super Slide (pictured below)!!!!  It will be so fun!

Admission to the Pumpkin Patch will be $11 per person and will include a FREE pumpkin for children 12 and under, access to several activities at the Patch including a corn box, childrens hay maze, childrens mini zipline, playhouse, and an EXPANDED petting farm.  There will also be additional activities available for a nominal charge including hayrides, barrel train rides, and the Neveplast Super Slide.  Join us this fall!  Open September 28-November 3, located on Hwy 56 between French Lick and Paoli.  For information call us at 812-936-4484 or visit!



Jun 06
Big Splash is now on Instagram


Big Splash Adventure is now on Instagram!  Instagram is a fast and easy way to share photos with your friends.  It is available on the app store for all you Apple users or on Google Play.  Check it out and follow us at bigsplashadventure!  Happy Picture Snapping : )



Jan 22
Opening in 2013….French Lick Ziplines!

We are SUPER excited about our newest attraction opening in winter 2013….French Lick Ziplines. 

The zip line consists of 9 segments and is over 4000 feet long. The zip line tour is a canopy tour with flatforms as high as 35 feet off the ground. For groups of 8-10 or more we supply two tour guides. 

Our system utilizes self braking zip lines. They are much safer than some other types of zip lines. They prevent you from being slammed into trees or twisting ankles by hitting the ground. With our ziplines you don’t land on the ground, instead you always land on platforms, which greatly decreases the likilihood of injury. All zip line guides are Abee and ACCT Certified.

Pricing for a zip line ride is $59 per person. Each ride is two and a half hours long. The ride starts out on the ground with in depth training by a certified zip line leader. The training will help you to feel comfortable with the ride as well as insure all safety protocols are followed. This also includes a wagon ride up to the disembarking point.  For more information, visit our website at or call us at 812-936-4484!



Aug 30
Haunted Mansion

The Haunted Mansion

In addition to our Pumpkin Patch at Wilstem Ranch, we are also excited to announce that we will be hosting a spooky Haunted House at The Mansion, another sister property located right on the boulevard in French Lick!  Be scared out of your boots in this eerie mansion gone ghoulish complete with spiders, creaking doors and startling creepiness.  An actual ghost citing is always a possibility at The Mansion any time of year!  Hours of operation are 7:00-9:00 on weekdays and 7:00-10:00 on weekends September21 through end of October.  Admission price is $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.



Aug 16
Coming Soon….Pumpkin Patch

We are so excited for the Fall that we have decided to do a Pumpkin Patch this year!  We felt like our sister property Wilstem Guest Ranch was the perfect place!  Hop on a hayride up to our 7 acre patch and pick your very own pumpkin…not to mention participate in some fun family activities!  Wilstem Guest Ranch is only 7 miles from Big Splash and is 1,100 acres of beautiful woods and fields.  Check out their website at  The offer horseback riding and even have cabins that you can rent!  Watch for more information coming soon with specific hours of operation and pricing!



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