Year Round Family Fun



Sep 21
25 Ways to Celebrate Fall in French Lick

25 Ways to Celebrate Fall in French Lick

1.  Splash down one of our amazing water slides…while indoors!

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2.  Take a family hike at Wilstem Ranch


3.  Soar through the trees on our ziplines at Wilstem Ranch


4.  Take a ride among the Fall foliage in our side by side ATVs


5.  Come and meet Thelma, Frank, and Louise at the Wilstem petting farm

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6.  See our Bison at Wilstem Ranch


7.  Enjoy a train ride during a Wild West Hold-up

Train Robbery

8.  Pick a pumpkin with the family at the Wilstem Pumpkin Patch


9.  Take a hayride


10.  Go on a scenic tour of Patoka Lake


11.  Enjoy a round of golf in the crisp air


12.  Check out the Pumpkin Festival


13.  Take a tour of historic West Baden


14.  Enjoy a nice glass of wine at French Lick Winery


15.  Play in the leaves

Throwing Fall Leaves

16.  Enjoy a good campfire while camping at Hoosier National Forest


17.  Saddle up for a horseback trail ride at Wilstem Ranch

Trail Riders

18. Enjoy a yummy dessert at German Cafe


19.  Climb up our 40 foot climbing wall at Wilstem Pumpkin Patch


20.  Eat a nice warm bowl of soup at Mickey’s Deli


21. Play a game of Lazer Tag at Shotz


22.  Get spooked at the Haunted Mansion haunted house


23.  Reel in a big one on Patoka Lake


24.  Play a round of Cosmic Golf at Shotz


25.  Sit back, relax, and enjoy the season




Aug 27
Pumpkin Patch and Haunted Mansion Info


Big Splash Adventure is proud to sponsor again this year, the HAUNTED MANSION, located on the Boulevard in French Lick.  The Haunted Mansion will be open October 2-October 31.  Hours of operation are 6:00-8:00 on weekdays and 6:00-9:00 on weekends. Admission price is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.


The Pumpkin Patch is back to Wilstem Ranch this year, located on State Hwy 56 between French Lick and Paoli.  This year we will have an expanded petting farm, the chance to take a hayride to see Bison, Rock Climb Wall and Bungee Jumper, and our Pumpkin Chucker.  Here is the information you need to know:

Dates of Operation:
Saturday October 3-Sunday November 1
Operating Hours:
Sunday-Thursday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm and Friday-Saturday 11:00 am-5:00 pm
Admission-$8.00 (Adult Admission includes 3 ride tickets)
Price Includes-Pumpkin for ages 12 and under, petting farm, corn box, playhouse, and bounce house
Tickets will be available for purchase for $2.00 each or 6 for $10.00
Ride Ticket Requirements:
Barrel Train-1 ticket
Wagon Ride-1 ticket
Mini Zipline-1 ticket
Rock Wall-2 tickets
Bungee Jumper-2 tickets
Pumpkin Chucker-2 tickets (includes pie pumpkin)
Animal Feed: $1.00

CLICK HERE for $1.00 off coupon, good for up to 4 people!



Aug 04
Vote for us!


Big Splash Adventure has been nominated for the USA Today 10 Best Contest! An expert panel selected Big Splash Adventure as a contender for Best Indoor Water Park! The contest, which is being promoted by USA TODAY, gives voters four weeks to vote for the candidate of their choice at  You can vote once a day for the run of the contest.

Voting ends Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 11:59am EDT and the winners will be announced on 10Best on Friday, September 4th, 2015 at 12:00pm EDT, then later on USA TODAY.



Jul 14
Elephant Retreat Photos

The girls are here and having an amazing vacation complete with mud masks, daily spa treatments, snacks, and exercise.  Check out of a few pictures from our vacation! #elephantretreat

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For more information on how to see these amazing animals, visit or our Packages and Specials tab.



Apr 21
KitchenAid® Artisan® Series Tilt-Head Stand Mixer Giveaway

Big Splash Adventure is partnering with KitchenAid for the 2015 Senior PGA Championship.  We will be giving away a KitchenAid® Artisan® Series Tilt-Head Stand Mixer in Crystal Blue!  To enter this amazing giveaway, visit our Facebook page.

If you are visiting Big Splash Adventure, be sure to check out our display in the lobby.  Barbie is having a relaxing swim in her bowl pool : )




Mar 31
Big Splash Adventure’s stance on Indiana’s RFRA

We have received several questions on where Big Splash Adventure stands in reference to the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act. We respect the values and rights of all of our guests and employees. We will continue to employ, welcome, and serve all citizens regardless of religion, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, class, or disability. We strive to define the word hospitality by being friendly and generous to guests, visitors, and strangers.



Mar 30
Visit with the Easter Bunny


Get a one on one encounter with the Easter Bunny this Sunday….you may even get an egg with a treat!

We wish you and your family a Happy Easter!



Feb 10
Spring Break 2015 NEW Attractions

THAWOUT from winter this Spring Break!  There’s so much to celebrate it’s going to be great!  No homework or tests, just slides and jets!  Plus, we have added some new attractions for Spring Break 2015!  Check them out:


Click HERE to see Gyroscope in action


Ticket Cost:
$3 for 1 ride
$5 for 2 rides

**250 lb. weight restriction applies.  Height restrictions may apply!

Bungee Trampoline and Rock Climb Wall


Ticket Cost:
$6 Bungee Trampoline
$7 Rock Climb Wall

**Height and weight restrictions may apply!  Operating hours will vary…weather permitting.

Just to give you a heads up, for the comfort of our guests this Spring Break we will be selling LESS day passes than we have in the past!  To ensure admittance, you must purchase your tickets in advance on our website.  You can purchase your tickets HERE!  We can’t wait to see you this Spring Break!  It’s going to be one to remember!



Feb 03
New Galley Wall Art

The Galley is getting some much needed wall art! Check out our new information and visuals about some of the other activities offered at our sister properties!



They look great!  Come check them out!



Dec 02
Santa Claus is coming to town!


That’s right….Santa is coming to town!  We’re ready for him….his chair is waiting!IMG_6154  IMG_6156Pictures with Santa are available weekends from 1-4….come visit the big guy!



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