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Explore the best rated trails in Evansville, IN. Whether you're looking for an easy walking trail or a bike trail like the Tunnel Hill State Trail and Oak Hill Multi-Use Trail . With more than 11 trails covering 90 miles you’re bound to find a perfect trail for you. Click on any trail below to find trail descriptions, trail maps, photos, and reviews.

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Adkisson Greenbelt

14.8 mi
State: KY
Asphalt

Blackford Pedestrian Bridge

0.9 mi
State: KY
Asphalt

Eldorado Bicycle and Walking Path

2.2 mi
State: IL
Concrete, Crushed Stone

Equality to Glen O. Jones Lake Bike Trail

5.6 mi
State: IL
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Hi-Rail Greenway

2.5 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Oak Hill Multi-Use Trail

0.7 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage

6.7 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Tell City Riverwalk

1.1 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Tunnel Hill State Trail

55.3 mi
State: IL
Concrete, Crushed Stone

Windy Creek Trail

0.7 mi
State: IN
Asphalt
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
Adkinsson Greenbelt Park offers an extensive paved trail running throughout the city of Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky. It makes its way through many of the city's parks and to a few...
KY 14.8 mi Asphalt
The Blackford Pedestrian Bridge qualifies as a rail-trail because it crosses a refurbished railroad bridge over the Tradewater River, linking Blackford. in Webster County with Crittenden County. The...
KY 0.9 mi Asphalt
The City of Eldorado Bicycle and Walking Path is an excellent example of trails as linear parks. The City of Eldorado and the Eldorado Garden Study Club both work to keep the landscaped trailway and...
IL 2.2 mi Concrete, Crushed Stone
The Equality to Glen O. Jones Lake Bike Trail traverses an area where salt mining figured much in its early history. So did the Ohio River, which lies just 12 miles to the east, down the Saline River....
IL 5.6 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
Opened in 2018, the Hi-Rail Greenway serves as an important non-motorized route in Evansville. Its name comes from the Indiana Hi-Rail System, a former freight railroad which the rail-trail was built...
IN 2.5 mi Asphalt
The Oak Hill Multi-Use Path is a short roadside trail in Evansville, Indiana. The trail starts on East Walnut Road and heads north. Sitting on the east side of US-41, the path curves around the Lloyd...
IN 0.7 mi Asphalt
The Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage is a multi-use trail in Evansville, part of which follows along the Ohio River and, of course, Pigeon Creek. The popular trail features scenic resting areas and...
IN 6.7 mi Asphalt
While Tell City's historic floodwall, which dates back to the late 1930s, plays the essential role of protecting the city when the Ohio River's level rises, it could also be viewed as a visual and...
IN 1.1 mi Asphalt
A dark railroad tunnel and two dozen trestles crossing  streams and rocky ravines welcome visitors to the scenic Tunnel Hill State Trail as it travels 55 miles through forests and farmland in sparsely...
IL 55.3 mi Concrete, Crushed Stone
Evansville's Wabash & Erie Canal Trail travels through a dense hardwood forest in Wesselman Park, next to the Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, a 200-acre National Natural Landmark and State Nature...
IN 0.4 mi Dirt
The Windy Creek Trail is a 0.7-mile, eight-foot wide trail in Tell City, Perry County. The path is flat, asphalt and usable for a range of non-motorized uses including walking, jogging, cycling and...
IN 0.7 mi Asphalt

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Tunnel Hill State Trail

IL - 55.3 miles

A dark railroad tunnel and two dozen trestles crossing  streams and rocky ravines welcome visitors to the scenic Tunnel Hill State Trail as it travels 55 miles through forests and farmland in sparsely...

Hi-Rail Greenway

IN - 2.5 miles

Opened in 2018, the Hi-Rail Greenway serves as an important non-motorized route in Evansville. Its name comes from the Indiana Hi-Rail System, a former freight railroad which the rail-trail was built...

Windy Creek Trail

IN - 0.7 miles

The Windy Creek Trail is a 0.7-mile, eight-foot wide trail in Tell City, Perry County. The path is flat, asphalt and usable for a range of non-motorized uses including walking, jogging, cycling and...

Tell City Riverwalk

IN - 1.1 miles

While Tell City's historic floodwall, which dates back to the late 1930s, plays the essential role of protecting the city when the Ohio River's level rises, it could also be viewed as a visual and...

Accordion

Oak Hill Multi-Use Trail

IN - 0.7 miles

The Oak Hill Multi-Use Path is a short roadside trail in Evansville, Indiana. The trail starts on East Walnut Road and heads north. Sitting on the east side of US-41, the path curves around the Lloyd...

Adkisson Greenbelt

KY - 14.8 miles

Adkinsson Greenbelt Park offers an extensive paved trail running throughout the city of Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky. It makes its way through many of the city's parks and to a few...

Equality to Glen O. Jones Lake Bike Trail

IL - 5.6 miles

The Equality to Glen O. Jones Lake Bike Trail traverses an area where salt mining figured much in its early history. So did the Ohio River, which lies just 12 miles to the east, down the Saline River....

Eldorado Bicycle and Walking Path

IL - 2.2 miles

The City of Eldorado Bicycle and Walking Path is an excellent example of trails as linear parks. The City of Eldorado and the Eldorado Garden Study Club both work to keep the landscaped trailway and...

Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage

IN - 6.7 miles

The Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage is a multi-use trail in Evansville, part of which follows along the Ohio River and, of course, Pigeon Creek. The popular trail features scenic resting areas and...

Blackford Pedestrian Bridge

KY - 0.9 miles

The Blackford Pedestrian Bridge qualifies as a rail-trail because it crosses a refurbished railroad bridge over the Tradewater River, linking Blackford. in Webster County with Crittenden County. The...

Hi-Rail Greenway

IN - 2.5 miles

Opened in 2018, the Hi-Rail Greenway serves as an important non-motorized route in Evansville. Its name comes from the Indiana Hi-Rail System, a former freight railroad which the rail-trail was built...

Windy Creek Trail

IN - 0.7 miles

The Windy Creek Trail is a 0.7-mile, eight-foot wide trail in Tell City, Perry County. The path is flat, asphalt and usable for a range of non-motorized uses including walking, jogging, cycling and...

Adkisson Greenbelt

KY - 14.8 miles

Adkinsson Greenbelt Park offers an extensive paved trail running throughout the city of Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky. It makes its way through many of the city's parks and to a few...

Oak Hill Multi-Use Trail

IN - 0.7 miles

The Oak Hill Multi-Use Path is a short roadside trail in Evansville, Indiana. The trail starts on East Walnut Road and heads north. Sitting on the east side of US-41, the path curves around the Lloyd...

Accordion

Tell City Riverwalk

IN - 1.1 miles

While Tell City's historic floodwall, which dates back to the late 1930s, plays the essential role of protecting the city when the Ohio River's level rises, it could also be viewed as a visual and...

Wabash & Erie Canal Trail (Evansville)

IN - 0.4 miles

Evansville's Wabash & Erie Canal Trail travels through a dense hardwood forest in Wesselman Park, next to the Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, a 200-acre National Natural Landmark and State Nature...

Equality to Glen O. Jones Lake Bike Trail

IL - 5.6 miles

The Equality to Glen O. Jones Lake Bike Trail traverses an area where salt mining figured much in its early history. So did the Ohio River, which lies just 12 miles to the east, down the Saline River....

Blackford Pedestrian Bridge

KY - 0.9 miles

The Blackford Pedestrian Bridge qualifies as a rail-trail because it crosses a refurbished railroad bridge over the Tradewater River, linking Blackford. in Webster County with Crittenden County. The...

Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage

IN - 6.7 miles

The Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage is a multi-use trail in Evansville, part of which follows along the Ohio River and, of course, Pigeon Creek. The popular trail features scenic resting areas and...

Eldorado Bicycle and Walking Path

IL - 2.2 miles

The City of Eldorado Bicycle and Walking Path is an excellent example of trails as linear parks. The City of Eldorado and the Eldorado Garden Study Club both work to keep the landscaped trailway and...

Tunnel Hill State Trail

IL - 55.3 miles

A dark railroad tunnel and two dozen trestles crossing  streams and rocky ravines welcome visitors to the scenic Tunnel Hill State Trail as it travels 55 miles through forests and farmland in sparsely...

Eldorado Bicycle and Walking Path

IL - 2.2 miles

The City of Eldorado Bicycle and Walking Path is an excellent example of trails as linear parks. The City of Eldorado and the Eldorado Garden Study Club both work to keep the landscaped trailway and...

Oak Hill Multi-Use Trail

IN - 0.7 miles

The Oak Hill Multi-Use Path is a short roadside trail in Evansville, Indiana. The trail starts on East Walnut Road and heads north. Sitting on the east side of US-41, the path curves around the Lloyd...

Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage

IN - 6.7 miles

The Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage is a multi-use trail in Evansville, part of which follows along the Ohio River and, of course, Pigeon Creek. The popular trail features scenic resting areas and...

Equality to Glen O. Jones Lake Bike Trail

IL - 5.6 miles

The Equality to Glen O. Jones Lake Bike Trail traverses an area where salt mining figured much in its early history. So did the Ohio River, which lies just 12 miles to the east, down the Saline River....

Accordion

Adkisson Greenbelt

KY - 14.8 miles

Adkinsson Greenbelt Park offers an extensive paved trail running throughout the city of Owensboro in Daviess County, Kentucky. It makes its way through many of the city's parks and to a few...

Hi-Rail Greenway

IN - 2.5 miles

Opened in 2018, the Hi-Rail Greenway serves as an important non-motorized route in Evansville. Its name comes from the Indiana Hi-Rail System, a former freight railroad which the rail-trail was built...

Windy Creek Trail

IN - 0.7 miles

The Windy Creek Trail is a 0.7-mile, eight-foot wide trail in Tell City, Perry County. The path is flat, asphalt and usable for a range of non-motorized uses including walking, jogging, cycling and...

Tunnel Hill State Trail

IL - 55.3 miles

A dark railroad tunnel and two dozen trestles crossing  streams and rocky ravines welcome visitors to the scenic Tunnel Hill State Trail as it travels 55 miles through forests and farmland in sparsely...

Wabash & Erie Canal Trail (Evansville)

IN - 0.4 miles

Evansville's Wabash & Erie Canal Trail travels through a dense hardwood forest in Wesselman Park, next to the Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve, a 200-acre National Natural Landmark and State Nature...

Tell City Riverwalk

IN - 1.1 miles

While Tell City's historic floodwall, which dates back to the late 1930s, plays the essential role of protecting the city when the Ohio River's level rises, it could also be viewed as a visual and...

Blackford Pedestrian Bridge

KY - 0.9 miles

The Blackford Pedestrian Bridge qualifies as a rail-trail because it crosses a refurbished railroad bridge over the Tradewater River, linking Blackford. in Webster County with Crittenden County. The...

Recent Trail Reviews

Tunnel Hill State Trail

It's not 5 stars

June, 2022 by campbell1970

Rode it on June 10, 2022 from Cache River Wetland Center to Vienna, IL a distance of approx. 27 miles round trip. The trail is fairly straight and level with plenty of shade, beautiful scenery and wildlife. BUT, it is covered with crushed limestone which has been allowed to accumulate in the track to a dept of 1 to 2 inches in places. Additionally, some idiot has used white rock to fill in places. If you have thin tries, I would not recommend this portion of the trail. It needs to be graded and compacted, then it would be 5 stars.

Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage

Deb and Norm Rode Pigeon Creek Greenway Trail June 2022

June, 2022 by peasenh

We rode the trail from Northernmost trail head to the Southernmost trail's end just East of Downtown on the Ohio River Levi on a street bike and a 3-wheeled recumbent. The trail surface is fantastic and for the most part is atop a flood-control levi over the Pigeon Creek. We encountered only a few walkers and bikers, everyone was polite and followed rail-trail etiquette. Full sun exposure, so plan accordingly. Fun ride, stopped at an Evansville Brewery for beverage and appetizer before heading back to the car. This was our second time riding this trail.

Adkisson Greenbelt

beautiful ride

May, 2022 by leslie.m.mclaughlin

We enjoyed our ride today. Read everyone’s reviews and found them to be 100% accurate. We started off from o Ford nature park and rode the entire trail. It was cool and overcast with very few people on the trail

Accordion

Tunnel Hill State Trail

Scenic and Peaceful

May, 2022 by gailprete

Over two days, rode from the southern end at the Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center north to Stonefort. Beautiful scenery, lots of birds and very peaceful, encountered only a few other riders and walkers.

Windy Creek Trail

so good

April, 2022 by jwahl2007

so good

Adkisson Greenbelt

Sunny trail

September, 2021 by jpetho59

Went on this trail one sunny afternoon for two miles and found no shade. We just drove 30 miles south to Greenville and found a great paved 6 mile, shaded trail.

Tunnel Hill State Trail

From South to North on an out and back

May, 2021 by 7s5a692x35

This is a great trail that offers plenty of options for all level of cyclists. The trail is well maintained but there are short sections where gravel was put down versus crushed limestone and could be a challenge for those riding a bicycle with skinny tires. Water was available on the trail but all the air pumps at the trailheads were unusable due to issues with the pump heads but the restrooms were open. There is tree canopy along 95% of the trail which made all the difference on an unseasonably warm day for May. There was plenty of wildlife to be experienced especially as we launched back to our car at sunrise which included deer, box turtles, chipmunks, lizards and of course snakes which included some of the poisonous variety. We spent the night in Harrisburg and enjoyed a superb gastro experience at Morello's with an extensive menu and excellent wait staff. In my opinion, I would avoid the section of the trail from Harrisburg to El Dorado as it is poorly maintained, exposed to the sun and eventually turns into a road. Enjoy the Tunnel Hill Trail experience!

Tunnel Hill State Trail

amazing!

May, 2021 by brad.breems

My husband and I rode from New Burnside to 4 miles past Tunnel Hill—about 22 miles. The tunnel was cool, literally. Ride is Almost entirely wooded—saw a snake, possum, turtle, otter (I think) butterflies and birds. A great day!

Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage

really good

April, 2021 by jjpeeplesr

The trail was much better than I expected it to be pretty well maintain nice bike path

Hi-Rail Greenway

The exact opposite of Pigeon Creek Trail - lots of street crossings

March, 2021 by bikin-mike

Typical city trail. Dead straight. Lots of street crossings. All at traffic lights or stop signs so low danger. Crossing at Walnut and 41 has a light, but it’s a 6 lane road so pretty busy. Trail was clean and well marked. Nice solar powered lights. Didn’t see any designated parking areas. Bike rack and repair stand at U-Haul at Riverside Dr so maybe can park there. I parked in a doctor’s office lot at Lincoln and S Keith. Empty at 5PM......bikin-mike Mar 2021

P.s. For a nicer ride, head about 15 minutes west to the USI-Burdette Trail. Not a rail trail so not on Traillink. 3 gorgeous miles of paved twisties and hills through woods, fields and ravines. Well worth the trip.

Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage

Much better than I expected

March, 2021 by bikin-mike

I usually don’t expect much from city trails. Too many streets. This one was a pleasant surprise. Parked at Gavin Park and headed south. Some of the trail on the levee, some on creek side, some on city side. Some nice easy curves and hills over levee and under underpasses. Trail does go around some scrapyards. Some minor trash around the skatepark. Had about 3 miles without streets. Last couple miles downtown along river are next to street, but nice wide promenade separated by planters. Just have to watch out for all the walkers and the scooters. Lots of nice signs about the history of Evansville. I really enjoyed this ride. Probably the best city ride I’ve ever done. Thanks Evansville.....bikin-mike Mar 2021

Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage

Much better than I expected

March, 2021 by bikin-mike

I usually don’t expect much from city trails. Too many streets. This one was a pleasant surprise. Parked at Gavin Park and headed south. Some of the trail on the levee, some on creek side, some on city side. Some nice easy curves and hills over levee and under underpasses. Trail does go around some scrapyards. Some minor trash around the skatepark. Had about 3 miles without streets. Last couple miles downtown along river are next to street, but nice wide promenade separated by planters. Just have to watch out for all the walkers and the scooters. Lots of nice signs about the history of Evansville. I really enjoyed this ride. Probably the best city ride I’ve ever done. Thanks Evansville.....bikin-mike Mar 2021

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