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Length
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106th Street Path

5.7 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

B&O Trail

11.7 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Big 4 Trail (Lebanon to Colfax)

16.6 mi
State: IN
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Big 4 Trail (Whitestown)

2.8 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Big-4 Rail Trail (Zionsville)

5.4 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Bridgewater Club Trail

2.6 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Carey Road Trail

1.4 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Central Canal Towpath

5.23 mi
State: IN
Crushed Stone

Covington Circle Trail

5.2 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Delphi Historic Trails

9.8 mi
State: IN
Boardwalk, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Fall Creek Trail (IN)

6.9 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Franciscan Trail

2.2 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Hagan-Burke Trail

1.42 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Hamrick Station Trail

3.1 mi
State: IN
Dirt, Grass

Indianapolis Cultural Trail

9.1 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Industrial Heritage Trail

4.82 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Kickapoo Rail Trail

9.7 mi
State: IL
Crushed Stone

Lafayette Linear Park

1.1 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Landersdale Trail

1.5 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Midland Trace Trail

7.5 mi
State: IN
Asphalt
Accordion

Monon Trail

27.1 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Parke Community Rail Trail

0.6 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Pennsy Trail (IN)

14.5 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Putnam Nature Trail

3.5 mi
State: IN
Crushed Stone

Sugar Creek Trail (IN)

5.1 mi
State: IN
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Trolley Line Trail (IN)

1.3 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Vandalia Trail

16 mi
State: IN
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

Wabashiki Trail

7 mi
State: IN
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt

White Lick Creek Trail

3.5 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Bicentennial Trail

2 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Cattail Trail

4.7 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Cloverleaf Trail

1.65 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Greyhound Trail

0.4 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Pogues Run Trail

2.3 mi
State: IN
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt

Ronald Reagan Parkway Trail

3.2 mi
State: IN
Asphalt, Concrete

White River Greenway (Carmel)

2.3 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

White River Greenway (Noblesville)

5.9 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

White River Wapahani Trail

6.85 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Eagle Creek Trail

7.1 mi
State: IN
Asphalt, Boardwalk

P&E Trail

2 mi
State: IN
Gravel

Pleasant Run Trail

6.9 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

146th Street Trail

2.3 mi
State: IN
Asphalt, Concrete

Big 4 Trail (Veedersburg)

1.05 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Brown Boulevard Trail

2.2 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Centennial Trail (IN)

2 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Collett Park Pathway

1.4 mi
State: IN
Concrete

Dobbs Trail

0.8 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Fairbanks Park Trail

0.6 mi
State: IN
Concrete

Hulman Street Trail

3.7 mi
State: IN
Concrete

Indiana Veterans Memorial Mile

1 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Lenape Trace Trail

1 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Montezuma B&O Walking Bridge

0.2 mi
State: IN
Concrete

Natalie Wheeler Trail

1.6 mi
State: IN
Asphalt, Concrete

White Lick Creek Trail (Avon)

2.3 mi
State: IN
Asphalt, Concrete
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The 106th Street path is a smooth asphalt connector linking the communities of Zionsville and Carmel. The trail begins on Pennsylvania St. in Carmel, crosses US 31 and then continues alongside the...
IN 5.7 mi Asphalt
Overview The B&O Trail follows a former Baltimore and Ohio Railroad corridor for 11.7 miles in Indiana, in two distinct segments.  About the Route On the western outskirts of the capital, the...
IN 11.7 mi Asphalt
The Big 4 Trail is a developing rail-trail route across Boone County that will one day span 50 miles. Currently, three disconnected segments of the rail-trail are open. The name is a reference to the...
IN 16.6 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
The Big 4 Trail will eventually connect all of Boone County, from the Marion County line to the south, to the Clinton County line to the north. A large portion of the rail-trail is already...
IN 2.8 mi Asphalt
The Big-4 Rail Trail will one day stretch 50-plus miles across Boone County, from the northern suburbs of Indianapolis to Lafayette. The Big 4 in the trail name refers to the old Cleveland,...
IN 5.4 mi Asphalt
The Bridgewater Club Trail surrounds an upscale neighborhood of the same name, providing residents with easy access to the community's many amenities, including a golf course, fitness center and spa....
IN 2.6 mi Asphalt
The Carey Road Trail offers a straight north-south route through southeastern Westfield. It parallels the eastern side of the roadway through rural areas and residential communities, including the...
IN 1.4 mi Asphalt
The Central Canal Towpath, also known as the IWC Canal Greenway, features two 19th-century iron bridges that cross the waterway, designated an American Water Landmark. As you follow the tree-lined,...
IN 5.23 mi Crushed Stone
Covington Circle Trail provides a partial loop around Covington in northwestern Indiana, offering views of farmland, wetlands, and small wooded creeks. Future plans call for completing the circle...
IN 5.2 mi Asphalt
Visitors to the Delphi Historic Trails network can tour the historical town of Delphi in north-central Indiana by foot or bicycle—or skis in the winter—on old canal towpaths and former railroad...
IN 9.8 mi Boardwalk, Concrete, Crushed Stone
Providing a slice of scenic beauty in an urban setting, the Fall Creek Trail follows the titular creek along a quiet, forested corridor in northern Indianapolis. Offering a variety of recreation...
IN 6.9 mi Asphalt
The Franciscan Trail provides over 2 miles of walking and biking routes through Beech Grove, part of the Indianapolis metro area. The 12-foot wide, two-lane asphalt path allows residents to connect...
IN 2.2 mi Asphalt
Although less than 2 miles long, the Hagan-Burke Trail provides valuable connections to three other trails in the city of Carmel: the Monon Trail (an 18-mile RTC Hall-of-Famer that stretches to...
IN 1.42 mi Asphalt
Overview The Hamrick Station Trail is a 3.1-mile rail trail in Putnam County, IN. It is a rural trail with a dirt and grass 10ft wide surface and only allows foot traffic. About the Route The...
IN 3.1 mi Dirt, Grass
Located in the heart of vibrant downtown Indianapolis, the Indianapolis Cultural Trail is an ideal way to experience all the city has to offer. The trail links five cultural districts flush with...
IN 9.1 mi Asphalt
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...
IN 4.82 mi Asphalt
The first 6.7-mile section of the Kickapoo Rail Trail in eastern Illinois opened in August 2017. Paralleling U.S. 150, the Champaign County rail-trail runs from Urbana east to St. Joseph along the...
IL 9.7 mi Crushed Stone
The Lafayette Linear Park is a paved trail on the southern side of Lafayette, Indiana. The trail occupies a rail corridor once used by the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway...
IN 1.1 mi Asphalt
The Landersdale Trail is a 10-foot-wide, paved asphalt path that runs adjacent to and parallel to Landersdale Road in northern Morgan County. The western end of the path connects the fringe of the...
IN 1.5 mi Asphalt
The Midland Trace Trail follows the abandoned Central Indiana Railway corridor (a.k.a. the "Midland"). When complete, it will run from Westfield to the White River in Noblesville, paralleling State...
IN 7.5 mi Asphalt
Accordion
Overview The 27.1-mile Monon Trail stretches across central Indiana between Indianapolis and Sheridan, to the north. About the Route The trail's northern endpoint is located in Sheridan, near...
IN 27.1 mi Asphalt
The Terre Haute segment of the National Road Heritage Trail runs for nearly 7 miles between the west end of Indiana State University campus downtown and Chamberlain Road behind Mewhinney Cemetery just...
IN 7 mi Asphalt
Built on the former Norfolk Southern railbed, the Nickel Plate Trail will someday stretch 18 miles from Indianapolis through Fisher to Noblesville. Currently, the  12- to 14-foot-wide paved...
IN 8 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Rosedale South Trail offers a paved, tree-lined route along the former Pennsylvania Railroad in the western Indiana community of Rosedale. It begins on the Central Street and travels southwest for...
IN 0.6 mi Asphalt
The straight, paved Pennsy Trail (not to be confused with the Pennsy Greenway located farther north in the Chicago suburbs) occupies a portion of the old right-of-way of the Pennsylvania Railroad...
IN 14.5 mi Asphalt
The Putnam Nature Trail begins in Greencastle, the home of DePauw University. The trail is part of the National Road Heritage Trail (NRHT), a proposed 150-mile trail across Indiana along the former...
IN 3.5 mi Crushed Stone
The Sugar Creek Trail meanders on the southwestern outskirts of Crawfordsville through suburban back yards, wooded parks and cultivated fields. It follows part of an old Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago...
IN 5.1 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
Indiana’s Trolley Line Trail runs through popular Happy Hollow Park in West Lafayette. In addition to the paved trail, the 81-acre park offers a softball field, open turf area, hiking trails,...
IN 1.3 mi Asphalt
The Vandalia Trail is the longest open component of the National Road Heritage Trail (NRHT), a proposed border-to-border trail stretching between Terre Haute and Richmond, a span of more than 150...
IN 16 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel
The Wabashiki Trail sits on the traces the perimeter of the  Wabashiki Fish and Wildlife Area, leaving travelers with the dual experience of nature and suburbia on either side. Great for wildlife...
IN 7 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt
White Lick Creek Trail is the north-south spine of the Plainfield trail system, connecting several parks and the Plainfield Recreation and Aquatics Center. On its northern end, the trail meets the...
IN 3.5 mi Asphalt
The White River Greenway brings residents of Martinsville to the river, for rest, for relaxation and for education. The asphalt trail begins at Old Town Waverly Park, and follows the river's course...
IN 2 mi Asphalt
This linear recreational trail allows residents of Avon to connect to the B&O Trail in neighboring Brownsburg without having to drive to it. The trail starts on Country Road 100 and takes a straight...
IN 2 mi Asphalt
Cattail Trail provides a pleasant route through West Lafayette, beginning in Pickett Memorial Park and winding north, making connections to the Purdue University campus. Along the way, you'll travel...
IN 4.7 mi Asphalt
The Cloverleaf Trail is a recreational trail in Kokomo, Indiana, that was built on a former Norfolk Southern railroad bed. The trail extends from Madison Street to Markland Avenue, with an extension...
IN 1.65 mi Asphalt
The Greyhound Trail is sandwiched between a residential community and the Carmel High School Stadium. A portion of the trail follows the former North Indianapolis Electric Interurban Railroad, and a...
IN 0.4 mi Asphalt
Pogues Run gets its name from one of the earliest pioneers to the area, a blacksmith named George Pogue who settled on the banks of the creek now bearing his name in 1819. The corridor itself predates...
IN 2.3 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt
This trail travels 3.2 miles atop an asphalt path beside the Ronald Reagan Parkway in Avon, Indiana. Starting at County Road 300 N, the trail heads south connecting to the B&O Trail via an underpass....
IN 3.2 mi Asphalt, Concrete
One of a handful of trails following the White River in Indiana, Carmel’s White River Greenway parallels the scenic waterway for much of its journey through the eastern part of the city. Along the...
IN 2.3 mi Asphalt
A restored covered bridge that dates back to 1837 is the centerpiece of Noblesville’s White River Greenway, which opened in 1999. The level to gently rolling asphalt trail, which hugs the banks of the...
IN 5.9 mi Asphalt
The White River Wapahani Trail is nearly 7 miles long, stretching from 38th Street at Riverside Regional Park south to W. Raymond Street. Near downtown Indianapolis, the trail provides access to White...
IN 6.85 mi Asphalt
This 7-mile Indianapolis trail is worth keeping an eye on: the vision for the Eagle Creek Trail is a 16-mile corridor reaching from the hills of Eagle Park to White River. The greenway will provide...
IN 7.1 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk
The P&E Trail begins at the corner of Main Street, 16th Street and Crawfordsville Road in Speedway, Indiana, an enclave of Indianapolis. This eastern endpoint of the trail is just a stone’s throw away...
IN 2 mi Gravel
The Pleasant Run Trail travels along both the creek and road of the same name as it courses through eastern Indianapolis, although the trail is located on sidewalks in certain areas. In the north, the...
IN 6.9 mi Asphalt
The 146th Street Trail is a linear pathway that follows its namesake roadway across Westfield, which lies on the northern outskirts of Indianapolis. At Rohrer Road, the pathway connects to the Monon...
IN 2.3 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Big 4 trail in Veedersburg runs through the town of Veedersburg, just northwest of Indianapolis along an old railbed. Starting from the western endpoint, trail users should be warned that first...
IN 1.05 mi Asphalt
The Brown Boulevard Trail offers students from Terre Haute North Vigo High School a safe route to the Indiana State University Stadium to catch a game. The 2-mile trail also connects to the National...
IN 2.2 mi Asphalt
The Centennial Trail lies in a pleasant neighborhood of the same name in southwestern Westfield, about 15 miles north of Indianapolis. The trail crisscrosses a broad stretch of open space along...
IN 2 mi Asphalt
The Collett Park Pathway begins on the northern edge of the Indiana State University campus, where it connects to the National Road Heritage Trail, a proposed border-to-border route stretching between...
IN 1.4 mi Concrete
Although less than 1 mile long, the Dobbs Trail offers an important connection between two of Terre Haute's most popular parks, Deming and Dobbs. It follows Poplar Drive, a tree-lined residential...
IN 0.8 mi Asphalt
Although less than 1 mile long, there are plenty of reasons to hit the Fairbanks Park Trail in western Indiana's Terre Haute. The tree-lined pathway winds along the banks of the Wabash River through...
IN 0.6 mi Concrete
The Hulman Street Trail follows its namesake roadway through residential and commercial areas of Terre Haute, passing Farrington Grove Elementary School along the way. At its western end, the trail...
IN 3.7 mi Concrete
The unique Indiana Veterans Memorial Mile circles Indiana State University's football stadium in the shape of the state. Along the way, fitness stations add to your walking or biking routine. At...
IN 1 mi Asphalt
The Lenape Trace Trail is a short connector path that links a newer residential development in Carmel, Indiana, with both the Sunrise Golf Course and the popular Monon Trail. Residents of the...
IN 1 mi Asphalt
The Montezuma B&O Walking Bridge crosses the Wabash River, connecting Vermillion county and Parke county. Previously an abandoned B&O railroad bridge, the structure underwent a revitalization that...
IN 0.2 mi Concrete
The Natalie Wheeler Trail provides a straight north-south route along Union Street/Westfield Boulevard in the Indianapolis metro area. Although it parallels the roadway, the trail's western side is...
IN 1.6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
White Lick Creek Greenway is a paved hike-and-bike trail in the Town of Avon, Hendricks County. The trail makes an asset of the creek and its riparian woodlands, offering users a tranquil journey...
IN 2.3 mi Asphalt, Concrete

Recent Trail Reviews

Big 4 Trail (Whitestown)

July 5 Whitestown to Zionsville

July, 2024 by kevin.gruneisen

Rode the trail from Whitestown to Zionsville today. Got a little wet but it’s great that the trail has been extended to connect the two cities. The round trip was about 14 miles with very little elevation change. I would say about 75% is covered with shade. The complete path is asphalt. There is no parking at the Whitestown trail head. See parking info in the trail details for the parking area, which is right on the trail. There is a good brewery in Whitestown, Moontown Brewery for a post ride beverage. We skipped that part today as we were pretty soaked from the afternoon rain. Enjoy.

Big 4 Trail (Lebanon to Colfax)

June 30 - Thorntown to Colfax

July, 2024 by kevin.gruneisen

Rode the Big 4, parking at Thorntown, riding to Colfax and back. The ride was roughly 6 miles one way with limited elevation. The asphalt path is good, a little bumpy out of Thorntown but smooths out for a nice ride. The path was cluttered with vegetation following the storms the day before. This part of the path is well covered providing good shade and wind block. Be sure to notice the birdhouses tucked into the trees as you near Colfax. Enjoy.

White River Wapahani Trail

Beautiful, but …

June, 2024 by dmarkwillis

This would-be beautiful trail is ideally situated and features lovely vistas of Indianapolis, views of the White River and a curvy paved path through a shady, wooded landscape. Sadly, a good portion of it is marred by countless homeless encampments and the resulting undisposed of trash. A sad reflection on our city and its leadership. The trail was also dangerously scattered with river debris and thick loose sand in several low spots. Ride for curiosity’s sake, but with caution.

Accordion

Big 4 Trail (Lebanon to Colfax)

Nice Solitary Ride!

June, 2024 by gregmclochlin

I’m an EBiker, and LOVE the solitude! Smooth, paved trail with very short paths invaded by fairly low tree roots. I stopped for lunch at STOOKLEYS which I HIGHLY recommend! Yum! I started in Colfax, at the trail end, and went almost to Lebanon, then turned back, (out and back.) BEAUTIFUL DAY!!

Pennsy Trail (IN)

After the monon and nickel plate trail this is the 3rd best in the region

June, 2024 by soluschristus01

After the monon and nickel plate trail this is the 3rd best in the region

B&O Trail

B&O Trail

June, 2024 by kevin.gruneisen

2024 - we live 1 mile from the trail and can get to it pretty easy. The ride is great. All asphalt and in great shape. Several main roads have to be crossed but all have signal lights to help. Tilden is no longer the end of the trail. There is another ~ 3 miles of new asphalt west of Tilden. A new parking lot was added at 300/900. Enjoy. It’s or go to for weekly rides.

Vandalia Trail

Vandalia

June, 2024 by kevin.gruneisen

June 10, 2024 Starting @ Amo, Indiana is a nice trail head with water and clean bathrooms. Heading West in Hendricks County is a well maintained asphalt path. I do t remember any breaks or bad spots like other trails where tree roots have caused the asphalt to buckle. The ride west takes you out of Hendricks County and into Putnam County. The ride (about 4 miles) is tree lined and well protected. When you cross the county line the path switches to crushed rock, maybe limestone. Regardless, it is easy to navigate. I’ve ridden a lot of trails outside of Chicago and am used to this type of path. In 3.5 miles is Filmore and turned to head back. Great ride. Highly recommended.

Big 4 Trail (Lebanon to Colfax)

pretty nice trail

June, 2024 by giannopolis

Started at Colfax park and rode through Thorntown to Lebanon. After a break, rode back to starting point. Right at 30mi roundtrip. Sections of trail inside town limits were very bumpy from roots. Probably older original trail sections. Rural sections newer and smooth.

Delphi Historic Trails

disappointed

May, 2024 by pixiericci

Only one very small part paved. Was scenic but too many dead ends, turnarounds and maps not very good

Hamrick Station Trail

Coyotes on the trail ,use caution with small pets.

May, 2024 by patriciabalderas10

I'm just passing this along I found it on the Green Castle chatter . It was post by
Dena Mancuso Ferguson.

I was walking my dogs on the Hamrick Station Trail off Manhattan rd. Around the 1 mile mark there are some coyotes likely w pups. My dogs briefly tussled w one and I was able to call them off. As I was walking back another one popped out of the woods and started barking at us. I yelled at it and it went back in the woods. I wanted to give a heads up. I have big dogs and they’re fine but a smaller dog could get hurt.

Big 4 Trail (Lebanon to Colfax)

It’s not bad

May, 2024 by jawinner

As with most rail trails, this one has tons of invasives. Seems like it was in need of mowing and pruning the sides. It’s asphalt the entire way now which is nice. The bumps are not terrible, and the worst ones are painted in orange. It’s definitely worth doing once if you are from out of the area like me. However it doesn’t have a lot of features compared to some other trails I have been on. For some reason I prefer the Nickel Plate and Converse/Sweetser trails northeast of here. Still 4 out of 5 stars for me.

White River Wapahani Trail

pretty good

May, 2024 by fly777300

Started the trail at Washington street and proceeded south. Trail was clean and clear until Oliver avenue then multiple tents with homeless folks under the overpasses. The trail gets narrower toward Kentucky avenue overpass and it turns into dirt and wooded area. I came back toward the north and the trail is very nice and clean.

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