Redbird Trail 5

Total Miles
0.5

Elevation

181.53 ft

Duration

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Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Summer

Trail Overview

Trail 5 is located in Redbird State Recreational Area (located in Linton, IN), which is a 1.5-hour drive from Indianapolis, IN. Redbird State Recreational Area is a state-owned and maintained offroad park. Trail 5 is the easiest of the 4 Badge of Honors located at Redbird SRA and is mildly flat with slight elevation changes. There is a picnic area on the trail where you can take in the views of nature and a small pond. When the trails at Redbird are wet, the trail increase in difficulty rating to a 4-5. If you choose some optional challenges, there are a few challenging hills and ravines next to this trail with deep mud holes that will swallow 35" tires, so be careful. Trail 5 is 0.7 miles long which will take you less than 15 minutes to complete. The trail does not have cell service, so make sure to download offline maps and check into Jeep Badge of Honor before or after you complete the trail.

Photos of Redbird Trail 5

Redbird Trail 5
Redbird Trail 5
Redbird Trail 5

Difficulty

The trail is easily done by a stock 4wd vehicle. When the ground is wet, the difficulty will increase to a 4-5, and becomes very slippery. If the ground is slippery, it will be hard to get to this trail but the trail itself can be completed fairly easily.

Technical Rating

2

Status Reports

Mike Hoang
Aug 08, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal
Dusty
Muddy/Wet
Snow/Ice
Rough/Deteriorated
Washboard
Tim Sipes
Jul 14, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal
Aaron Strain
Apr 05, 2023
4x4
Open

Access Description

Once you check-in to Redbird at the gate, you can receive a local map of the park or navigate Redbird using On X Offroad. From the parking lot, you will take the main trail, Trail 0, through the woods and cross the railroad tracks. You will then take the main road running through Redbird SRA until you see the sign for Trail 5 on the left hand side after you pass Powerline Hill and the shelter house. You will follow the trail up the hill and immediately make a right as soon as you get to the clearing. Head west in the clearing for roughly 0.25 miles until you see Trail 5 on the right hand side.

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