A new way to experience ziplining is coming to southern Indiana that you might want to try out for yourself.

Lark Ranch is a family-owned and operated corn maze and pumpkin patch, with rides and attractions that will be fun for everyone in the family. There is one in Greenfield, but the other in Loogootee is closer to the Evansville area. Lark Ranch is known for fall family fun, but they do have something that your family might want to experience this summer. The thrill of ziplining...at night!

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Lark Valley Zip Lines

Lark Valley Zip Lines is owned by the same people at Lark Ranch. The Zip lining facility is located in Shoals, Indiana, right outside of French Lick. This place sounds awesome! Along with zip lines, they also have a 30-foot rock climbing wall and free paddle boats to watch zip liners fly across the lake.  Tours start on May 20th. According to Lark Valley Zip Lines' website:

Founded in 2012, Lark Valley Zip Lines is proud to offer some of the fastest, longest, and dare we say, most fun zip lines in the Midwest. When designing our course we decided to take a unique approach. First off, our zip lines gradually increase in length, allowing first time riders to build confidence before embarking on much longer and faster lines. Secondly, we wanted to create an experience that was exciting enough to repeat again and again. So with the addition of our 3 Mega-Lines you can zip on lines over 2500ft in length (some of the longest in the Midwest), at heights of up to 50 ft and speeds of up to 60mph! But most importantly, we wanted to create as safe an environment as possible. So we designed all or zip lines to be platform-to-ground, meaning that while you may take off from a platform when beginning your ride, you will always land on the ground. This makes for a much safer, and comfortable experience, as you are not dangling off a platform between rides.

According to a recent Facebook post, you will be able to enjoy the thrill of zip lining at night this year. you can zip through the woods in complete darkness. These tours will start at dusk and will end with a campfire. Sounds like fun to me! There will be more details to come soon, so make sure you stay up to date with those on their Facebook page so you can make plans to zip line at night in southern Indiana.

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