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B-Line Trail

3.1 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Bloomington Rail Trail

2 mi
State: IN
Concrete, Crushed Stone

Clear Creek Trail (IN)

2.4 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Columbus People Trail

15.7 mi
State: IN
Asphalt, Concrete

Franklin Greenway Trail

3.4 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway

10.3 mi
State: IN
Cinder, Crushed Stone

Polly Grimshaw Trail

0.65 mi
State: IN
Concrete
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The B-Line Trail in Bloomington runs for 3 miles between Adams Street (near the tracks) and West Country Club Drive. The trail passes through downtown Bloomington and by a railroad switchyard. The...
IN 3.1 mi Asphalt
The Bloomington Rail-Trail is a 2-mile segment of crushed stone that runs through a suburban wooded corridor. The trail extends between W. Country Club Drive in the north and Church Lane in the south....
IN 2 mi Concrete, Crushed Stone
Bloomington's Clear Creek Trail runs between Tapp Road in the north and the Blooming Rail-Trail in the south, linking with the latter just north of Church Lane. Although the Clear Creek Trail is...
IN 2.4 mi Asphalt
The Columbus People Trail offers an easy and convenient way for residents in this small Indiana city to get around by bike or on foot. The network comprises more than 15 miles of sidewalks, on-road...
IN 15.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Franklin Greenway Trail (also known as the Franklin Historic Trail) is 3.4 miles of paths threading through Franklin’s parks while connecting community amenities such as schools, community centers...
IN 3.4 mi Asphalt
The Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway will one day stretch 20 miles through southwestern Indiana from Bedford to Indian Springs. The region’s rural beauty will be showcased along the way with...
IN 10.3 mi Cinder, Crushed Stone
Bloomington’s Polly Grimshaw Trail is a short rail-with-trail that provides a crucial link from the city’s east side to State Route 45, close to Indiana University. The trail runs between apartments...
IN 0.65 mi Concrete

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Franklin Greenway Trail

IN - 3.4 miles

The Franklin Greenway Trail (also known as the Franklin Historic Trail) is 3.4 miles of paths threading through Franklin’s parks while connecting community amenities such as schools, community centers...

Polly Grimshaw Trail

IN - 0.65 miles

Bloomington’s Polly Grimshaw Trail is a short rail-with-trail that provides a crucial link from the city’s east side to State Route 45, close to Indiana University. The trail runs between apartments...

Columbus People Trail

IN - 15.7 miles

The Columbus People Trail offers an easy and convenient way for residents in this small Indiana city to get around by bike or on foot. The network comprises more than 15 miles of sidewalks, on-road...

Bloomington Rail Trail

IN - 2 miles

The Bloomington Rail-Trail is a 2-mile segment of crushed stone that runs through a suburban wooded corridor. The trail extends between W. Country Club Drive in the north and Church Lane in the south....

Accordion

Clear Creek Trail (IN)

IN - 2.4 miles

Bloomington's Clear Creek Trail runs between Tapp Road in the north and the Blooming Rail-Trail in the south, linking with the latter just north of Church Lane. Although the Clear Creek Trail is...

B-Line Trail

IN - 3.1 miles

The B-Line Trail in Bloomington runs for 3 miles between Adams Street (near the tracks) and West Country Club Drive. The trail passes through downtown Bloomington and by a railroad switchyard. The...

Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway

IN - 10.3 miles

The Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway will one day stretch 20 miles through southwestern Indiana from Bedford to Indian Springs. The region’s rural beauty will be showcased along the way with...

Polly Grimshaw Trail

IN - 0.65 miles

Bloomington’s Polly Grimshaw Trail is a short rail-with-trail that provides a crucial link from the city’s east side to State Route 45, close to Indiana University. The trail runs between apartments...

Clear Creek Trail (IN)

IN - 2.4 miles

Bloomington's Clear Creek Trail runs between Tapp Road in the north and the Blooming Rail-Trail in the south, linking with the latter just north of Church Lane. Although the Clear Creek Trail is...

Franklin Greenway Trail

IN - 3.4 miles

The Franklin Greenway Trail (also known as the Franklin Historic Trail) is 3.4 miles of paths threading through Franklin’s parks while connecting community amenities such as schools, community centers...

Accordion

B-Line Trail

IN - 3.1 miles

The B-Line Trail in Bloomington runs for 3 miles between Adams Street (near the tracks) and West Country Club Drive. The trail passes through downtown Bloomington and by a railroad switchyard. The...

Bloomington Rail Trail

IN - 2 miles

The Bloomington Rail-Trail is a 2-mile segment of crushed stone that runs through a suburban wooded corridor. The trail extends between W. Country Club Drive in the north and Church Lane in the south....

Columbus People Trail

IN - 15.7 miles

The Columbus People Trail offers an easy and convenient way for residents in this small Indiana city to get around by bike or on foot. The network comprises more than 15 miles of sidewalks, on-road...

Columbus People Trail

IN - 15.7 miles

The Columbus People Trail offers an easy and convenient way for residents in this small Indiana city to get around by bike or on foot. The network comprises more than 15 miles of sidewalks, on-road...

B-Line Trail

IN - 3.1 miles

The B-Line Trail in Bloomington runs for 3 miles between Adams Street (near the tracks) and West Country Club Drive. The trail passes through downtown Bloomington and by a railroad switchyard. The...

Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway

IN - 10.3 miles

The Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway will one day stretch 20 miles through southwestern Indiana from Bedford to Indian Springs. The region’s rural beauty will be showcased along the way with...

Clear Creek Trail (IN)

IN - 2.4 miles

Bloomington's Clear Creek Trail runs between Tapp Road in the north and the Blooming Rail-Trail in the south, linking with the latter just north of Church Lane. Although the Clear Creek Trail is...

Accordion

Polly Grimshaw Trail

IN - 0.65 miles

Bloomington’s Polly Grimshaw Trail is a short rail-with-trail that provides a crucial link from the city’s east side to State Route 45, close to Indiana University. The trail runs between apartments...

Franklin Greenway Trail

IN - 3.4 miles

The Franklin Greenway Trail (also known as the Franklin Historic Trail) is 3.4 miles of paths threading through Franklin’s parks while connecting community amenities such as schools, community centers...

Bloomington Rail Trail

IN - 2 miles

The Bloomington Rail-Trail is a 2-mile segment of crushed stone that runs through a suburban wooded corridor. The trail extends between W. Country Club Drive in the north and Church Lane in the south....

Recent Trail Reviews

Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway

unsure

July, 2017 by kristin.creager

They're only a couple places you can get onto this trail. It seems pretty inaccessible other than the start and end. Have a Specialized hybrid. and it did not handle well. Had to turn around shortly after starting. Wish this was paved!

B-Line Trail

Great Trail

May, 2017 by frank17

We ride this trail whenever we can and all the trails that join the B-Line. Well maintained and friendly folks from start to finish. Great Trail!!!

Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway

Great trail

March, 2017 by emmis

3/20/17 rode my Trek X-Cal 29er roundtrip from N Street in Bedford to the Williams Dam - the trail is complete and well-maintained. A great resource for locals and a hidden gem for travelers. Bedford is a friendly small city and this location will be on my regular circuit.

Accordion

Bloomington Rail Trail

Great Trail

November, 2016 by tucker88

I live near this trail and love the connection between the Clear Creek Trail and the B-line. :)

Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway

Awesome discovery!

August, 2016 by andersondan

I started at U Street trailhead (the only parking that I am aware of) on a hybrid 15-speed. I think that this is the perfect bike for the trail. Skinny street tires might not do so well in the gravel. The gravel is very small and well packed though. There was a port-a-john at U Street and at Cockston Rd. I rode about 55 minutes, and turned around just past a new covered bridge. The steepest portion was from Cockston Rd, headed away from Bedford. Riding it in the highest gear, I got a good burn going. The trail is very scenic, with rock outcroppings, woodlands, farm fields, etc. I saw one deer, and several rabbits. Do take water, as there is none on the trail. This trail has a five-star potential. It was a little weedy as I got further from Bedford, and a large tree had fallen across it at one point. I look forward to riding this again, and to seeing the future extensions opened.

Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway

Nice Easy Ride!

August, 2016 by sweetcat

Biked from U street to Dams Rd. a bit father than 10 miles and then back to U street. We rode our mountain bikes and they handled the gravel easily. I didn't see any fresh water sources until the small market at the end so carry water as needed. There is at least one porta potty on the trail but the U street trail head sits very close to town with ample fast food places so you can easily make a pitstop before hitting the trail. Once on the trail we had a thunder storm blow through and took shelter under an overpass. Colorful flowers lined the path. It is obvious this trail is well maintained. The trail is quite an easy ride even stopping to take photos and snack we made the round trip in well under 2 hours. There is a lovely little covered bridge near the end and it was decorated with American flags and bows that was beautiful to see. The ride out from U street seems to be a bit more of a slight grade than the way back so it is even easier to make time heading home. It appears they are lengthening the trail as there are orange construction fences and barrels at the end blocking off what seems to be the next section. I can't wait to see what the trail will be like beyond when it is finished! I'm hoping for another 10 or 20 mile addition which would make this even more worth the 2 hour drive from home ( with all the construction :( on 37 )

Columbus People Trail

Explore Columbus

July, 2016 by tracyrk

Well maintained and often used trail.

Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway

Beautiful Ride and Good Challenge

July, 2016 by tracyrk

Gravel path handled our thin tire bikes easily. They built a brand new covered bridge. It was all dressed up for July 4th celebration. The low gradient hills were just the right challenge. Sure glad we had gear shift bikes. At the end of the round trip 20 miles, our tungues were hanging out. Nice country store at the farthest point away fron Bedford. Bedford had a BBQ cook off downtown. We had BBQ for lunch. About three and one half hours to do the 20 miles.

Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway

Best in the area

May, 2016 by jcondon14

I use the trail 2-3 times/week for running and occasionally biking. First section from U Street goes 5 miles before crossing Coxton Rd. Very safe and scenic. See lots of wildlife on days without heavy use (when others stay indoors). Large red fox on the trail today and deer are common in the fall and winter. Many red ringed snakes, common water snakes and occasionally I see turtles. Great for ride from U Street to Williams and back for a total of 20 miles. Bait shop at Williams Dam to get snacks.

Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway

not bad for rural in!

April, 2016 by scibek

surprisingly good ride; a local told me it's rather new, so it made sense that several overpasses of the western half weren't finished. decks were in place, but no railings as of late april '16, so be sure to head out while sober that way for a while.

my 32c tire grip got quite loose on the cinders several times when i drifted into the middle; i recommend bleeding 700 tires down to 60psi or simply taking a mountain bike. pitch of the trail varied a lot for a rail trail, up to 3% maybe, and after riding end to end and back, i was beat. friendly people all along the way, but cattle far outnumbered humans as could be expected. the trail paralleled creeks/riverbeds much more than it did roadways, so the peace and quiet was the best feature.

Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway

Great trail !! My first Rail Trail !!

February, 2016 by michael.webb.1253

I currently ride MTB and Road bike. But,,, looking to explore some NEW biking adventures this year. I stumbled upon the Milwaukee Trail. Not knowing what to expect, I brought my MTB for this ride. Very surprised at how well the trail rode with crushed stone. I started at the Lincoln Ave. & 10th St. TH & rode to the other end which is at the Williams Dam. It's was a cool day of 50° (2/27/16) when I rode. There was several walkers and joggers in between Lincoln & 10th St. to Coxton Rd. THs. But, from Coxton to Williams Dam. pretty much had the trail to myself except for a few cyclist on my way back. I'd say you could easily ride this trail on a Hybrid and possibly a road bike with a bit wider tire than a true Skinny slick without TOO much difficulty. I love about 25 miles from Bedford. So, I'll be making several trips over here as I'm wanting to work up to riding the Katy trail and the Great Allegheny Pass this summer. This was a great 21.5 mile Out & Back experience for me. Go give it a ride !!!

Milwaukee Road Transportation Trailway

Milwaukee Road Transportation Trail

August, 2015 by caseydegroote

This trail has huge potential, I hope the city of Bedford and the county continue to fund this trail as it will become a 5star trail. Once it's complete and some other things are cleaned up (such as; signage, condition of trail for first half mile, parking and some weed growth) but for now it's a 3 star

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