The Wabash Trail is the epitome of an urban rail-trail link. It's straight and flat. It has bridges over its only intersecting roadways. Just keep moving and enjoy. The trail connects city neighborhoods in its midsection with shopping areas on both ends. At its eastern end point, it connects directly with the popular Interurban Trail
that runs south to Chatham. The trail is open dawn to dusk.
This trail has connected parking lots in Vredenburg Park and at its eastern trail end. To access the latter from I-72, take MacArthur Boulevard north to Junction Circle/West North Street. Turn left and proceed two blocks to South Park Avenue. Proceed straight through the intersection; parking is 200 feet ahead, on the right.
It's straight. It's flat. It has bridges; it has no street intersections. Just sit back, pedal and enjoy. My wife and I ride a tandem recumbent trike we transport on a trailer. We park down at the Sheels sporting goods store (MacArthur at I-72) and ride ...
The description above is inaccurate, as this trail most certainly used to be a railroad. I'd know; the house I grew up is right on the trail! My parents joked that as a kid, I could hear a train coming from miles away.
At any rate, while this trail ...
"The work at Woodside Road is now finished. The Wabash and Interurban trails are fully connected--and ""bladable"" from end to end."