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Rochester, Indiana (IN) Trails & Maps

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Blue River Trail

2.5 miles
Columbia City’s Blue River Trail weaves throughout the small city along the banks of the Eel River, linking residents with schools, businesses, activity hubs and parks. The main trailhead, which offers a bike rack, parking, drinking fountain, ...
Asphalt

Cardinal Greenway

62 miles
The Cardinal Greenway, the longest rail-trail in Indiana, stretches more than 60 miles from Marion to Richmond along a former CSX railroad corridor. The trail takes its name from the Cardinal, the passenger train that once regularly ran the ...
Asphalt

Delphi Historic Trails (Wabash & Erie Canal Trail)

10 miles
This interconnected system of trails (about 10 miles' worth) courses through the valley of the Wabash River in northwest central Indiana and the former canal town of Delphi. The trail system follows about 2 miles of watered canal, part of the ...
Boardwalk
Concrete
Crushed Stone

East Bank Trail (IN)

1.7 miles
The northern portion of the East Bank Trail was one of the first rail-trails in Indiana, opening in 1988. The asphalt-surfaced trail stretches for about 0.5 mile through tree-lined South Bend neighborhoods to St. Joseph High School and the edge ...
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Eel River Trail

8.5 miles
From Eel River Trail : The Friends of the Eel River Trail is a non-profit citizen group. Our initial goal is to convert the historic Eel River Railroad Line extending from Columbia City to South Whitley, Indiana into a trail for the safe, ...
Concrete

Heritage Trail

1.8 miles
The Heritage Trail is nearly a 2-mile path located in Kasciusko county. It is part of a larger multi-use trail called the Lake City Greenway. The trail is just off of Winona Lake and also incorporates the old Chicago Boys Club. The proximity ...
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Industrial Heritage Trail

2.6 miles
Kokomo's nickname is the "City of Firsts" and the Industrial Heritage Trail celebrates its progressive and inventive past with public art and signage highlighting the historic significance of some of the nearby factory buildings. It was here ...
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LaSalle Trail

0.8 miles
When complete, the LaSalle Trail will travel an arrow-straight 3.5 miles between Roseland Town Park in Roseland and the Indiana–Michigan state line. Michigan is currently working on building a trail that stretches north from the border to the ...
Asphalt

Little Turtle Waterway

1 miles
The Little Turtle Waterway Trail covers 1 mile along the Wabash River and is part of a 5-acre park in downtown Logansport. The rail-trail part of the equation comes from what is called the Gateway, formerly a railroad signal bridge, which was ...
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MapleHeart Trail

4.8 miles
The MapleHeart Trail travels nearly 5 miles from the city of Elkhart south to the outskirts of Goshen. The trail parallels County Road 45 and a Norfolk Southern Railroad corridor through residential and commercial areas. Mid-trail, you'll ...
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Millrace Trail

2.75 miles
The Millrace Trail meanders through wooded parkland on the west side of downtown Goshen, a walkable town itself with historical buildings and nice shops. The scenic trail follows the hydraulic canal between Shoup Parsons Woods and the north ...
Asphalt
Crushed Stone

Monterey Erie Trail

0.6 miles
The Monterey Erie Trail occupies the same railbanked corridor as the longer North Judson Erie Trail to its west, and the two rail-trails are planned to be linked in the future. Monterey and North Judson once saw frequent freight service between ...
Asphalt

Nickel Plate Trail

35.4 miles
Indiana’s Nickel Plate Trail is currently open in two sections on a former Norfolk Southern rail corridor. The northern segment runs for 20 miles between Rochester in the north and Peru in the south. Coursing through the countryside, the trail ...
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North Judson Erie Trail

9 miles
The North Judson Erie Trail occupies the railbanked right-of-way of the former JK Line Railroad, running 9 miles from downtown North Judson southeast to US 35 near Bass Lake. Eventually, the trail will extend another 7 miles to Monterey where ...
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Northside Trail

3 miles
South Bend’s Northside Trail closely follows the east bank of the St. Joseph River from Howard Park to the western edge of Mishawaka. Along the way, you’ll have access to Viewing Park and Veterans Memorial Park, offering pleasant places to rest ...
Concrete

Panhandle Pathway

21 miles
Indiana's Panhandle Pathway links Winamac to Kenneth and communities in between, 21 miles of paved cycling, skating and walking. This spectacular rail-trail passes through bucolic Midwestern farmland, which seems to stretch across the horizon. ...
Asphalt

Paradise Spring Riverwalk Trail

0.75 miles
Although short at less than 1 mile long, the Paradise Spring Riverwalk Trail is well worth a trip. Located in eastern Wabash, the scenic loop trail winds through Paradise Spring Historical Park and includes an overlook of the Wabash River. Along ...
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Pumpkinvine Nature Trail

17.6 miles
The Pumpkinvine Nature Trail covers more than 17 miles (with a short 1.5-mile section on rural roads) between the towns of Goshen, Middlebury and Shipshewana. The railroad line between Goshen and Middlebury was a popular passenger route at the ...
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Crushed Stone

River Bluff Trail

1.3 miles
The River Bluff Trail follows the Eel River for 1.3 miles along an elevated, paved surface, traversing some wooded areas. There are no street crossings along the way; the trail stretches between SR 25/Michigan Avenue and Davis Road at Chieftain ...
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Riverside Trail (IN)

3.4 miles
The Riverside Trail winds along the west bank of the St. Joseph River for just over 3 miles in northern Indiana's South Bend. Several benches along the way allow you to take in the beautiful river views. The southern end of the trail begins ...
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Shanklin-Mullet Trail

1 miles
The Shanklin-Mullet Trail, named for the two parks through which it runs, follows the Elkhart River through dense woodlands on the western side of Goshen. Mullet Park is a peaceful 15-acre open space, while the much larger Shanklin Park is a ...
Crushed Stone

Sweetser Switch Trail

3 miles
It may be only 3 miles long, but the Sweetser Switch Trail is nearly bursting with unique features and small-town charm. Like many things in Sweetser, the main trailhead is located right in the middle of downtown, and the route is often packed ...
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Veterans Memorial Trail (IN)

9 miles
From Veterans Memorial Trail : In 1999, the Indiana Department of Transportation awarded the Lake County Parks and Recreation Department a grant of $1.4 million towards the construction of the Veterans Memorial Trail, and multi-use, non-motorized ...
Asphalt

West Bank Walkway

0.6 miles
Although less than 1 mile long, the West Bank Walkway offers lovely views of the St. Joseph River in downtown South Bend. Midway, a converted railroad trestle over the waterway connects trail-goers to Howard Park, which offers restrooms, picnic ...
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Wilden Avenue Trail

3.2 miles
The Wilden Avenue Trail stretches for roughly 3 miles from the northern Goshen city limits to the community's downtown. In the north, the trail is a direct continuation of the MapleHeart Trail (and is occasionally referred to as part of that ...
Asphalt

Winona Interurban Trail

3.14 miles
The scenic Winona Interurban Trail lies in the southeastern corner of Goshen near the Indiana–Michigan border. The paved pathway is part of the larger Maple City Greenway network that links neighborhoods, parks, schools and businesses throughout ...
Asphalt