Madisonville, KY Bike Trails and Maps

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Adkisson Greenbelt

14.8 mi
State: KY
Asphalt

Blackford Pedestrian Bridge

0.9 mi
State: KY
Asphalt

Cadiz Railroad Trail

2.5 mi
State: KY
Asphalt

Hi-Rail Greenway

2.5 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Hopkinsville Rail Trail

3.1 mi
State: KY
Concrete

Kentucky Lake Dam Trail

1.4 mi
State: KY
Asphalt

Lake Barkley Bridge Multiuse Path

8.5 mi
State: KY
Concrete

Muhlenberg County Rail-Trail

6 mi
State: KY
Asphalt

Oak Hill Multi-Use Trail

0.7 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage

6.7 mi
State: IN
Asphalt

White Plains Trail

1.5 mi
State: KY
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 Cadiz Railroad Trail runs for 2.5 miles between an old railroad depot on State route 139 and Fortner Drive at the east end of town. The trail parallels Noel Drive and Lafayette Street, following...
KY 2.5 mi Asphalt
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
Hopkinsville Rail Trail, sometimes referred to as the Pennyrile Rail Trail, will one day be more than 7 miles long along the former Fort Campbell railroad spur once used by the U.S....
KY 3.1 mi Concrete
Not many bike trails can offer what the Kentucky Lake Dam Trail does: the paved hike-and-bike path actually travels along the crest of the Kentucky Dam wall on the Tennessee River, providing an...
KY 1.4 mi Asphalt
The Lake Barkley Bridge connecting Canton to the Land between the Lakes National Recreation Area was opened in Fall 2019. The bridge features four traffic lanes and a 10-foot wide, protected bike-ped...
KY 8.5 mi Concrete
The Muhlenberg County Rail-Trail in rural southwestern Kentucky connects the community of Central City, Muhlenberg County's largest city, to Powderly and Greenville to the south. As Kentucky's most...
KY 6 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
The White Plains Trail runs for 1.5 miles through White Plains, between JP Hanks Road and just east of town, where enters a thickly forested area. The trailhead is a few blocks south of White Plains...
KY 1.5 mi Asphalt

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Trails by activity

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...

Lake Barkley Bridge Multiuse Path

KY - 8.5 miles

The Lake Barkley Bridge connecting Canton to the Land between the Lakes National Recreation Area was opened in Fall 2019. The bridge features four traffic lanes and a 10-foot wide, protected bike-ped...

Muhlenberg County Rail-Trail

KY - 6 miles

The Muhlenberg County Rail-Trail in rural southwestern Kentucky connects the community of Central City, Muhlenberg County's largest city, to Powderly and Greenville to the south. As Kentucky's most...

White Plains Trail

KY - 1.5 miles

The White Plains Trail runs for 1.5 miles through White Plains, between JP Hanks Road and just east of town, where enters a thickly forested area. The trailhead is a few blocks south of White Plains...

Accordion

Cadiz Railroad Trail

KY - 2.5 miles

The Cadiz Railroad Trail runs for 2.5 miles between an old railroad depot on State route 139 and Fortner Drive at the east end of town. The trail parallels Noel Drive and Lafayette Street, following...

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...

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...

Kentucky Lake Dam Trail

KY - 1.4 miles

Not many bike trails can offer what the Kentucky Lake Dam Trail does: the paved hike-and-bike path actually travels along the crest of the Kentucky Dam wall on the Tennessee River, providing an...

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...

Hopkinsville Rail Trail

KY - 3.1 miles

Hopkinsville Rail Trail, sometimes referred to as the Pennyrile Rail Trail, will one day be more than 7 miles long along the former Fort Campbell railroad spur once used by the U.S....

Muhlenberg County Rail-Trail

KY - 6 miles

The Muhlenberg County Rail-Trail in rural southwestern Kentucky connects the community of Central City, Muhlenberg County's largest city, to Powderly and Greenville to the south. As Kentucky's most...

Kentucky Lake Dam Trail

KY - 1.4 miles

Not many bike trails can offer what the Kentucky Lake Dam Trail does: the paved hike-and-bike path actually travels along the crest of the Kentucky Dam wall on the Tennessee River, providing an...

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...

Lake Barkley Bridge Multiuse Path

KY - 8.5 miles

The Lake Barkley Bridge connecting Canton to the Land between the Lakes National Recreation Area was opened in Fall 2019. The bridge features four traffic lanes and a 10-foot wide, protected bike-ped...

Accordion

Cadiz Railroad Trail

KY - 2.5 miles

The Cadiz Railroad Trail runs for 2.5 miles between an old railroad depot on State route 139 and Fortner Drive at the east end of town. The trail parallels Noel Drive and Lafayette Street, following...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Hopkinsville Rail Trail

KY - 3.1 miles

Hopkinsville Rail Trail, sometimes referred to as the Pennyrile Rail Trail, will one day be more than 7 miles long along the former Fort Campbell railroad spur once used by the U.S....

White Plains Trail

KY - 1.5 miles

The White Plains Trail runs for 1.5 miles through White Plains, between JP Hanks Road and just east of town, where enters a thickly forested area. The trailhead is a few blocks south of White Plains...

Kentucky Lake Dam Trail

KY - 1.4 miles

Not many bike trails can offer what the Kentucky Lake Dam Trail does: the paved hike-and-bike path actually travels along the crest of the Kentucky Dam wall on the Tennessee River, providing an...

Lake Barkley Bridge Multiuse Path

KY - 8.5 miles

The Lake Barkley Bridge connecting Canton to the Land between the Lakes National Recreation Area was opened in Fall 2019. The bridge features four traffic lanes and a 10-foot wide, protected bike-ped...

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...

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...

Accordion

Muhlenberg County Rail-Trail

KY - 6 miles

The Muhlenberg County Rail-Trail in rural southwestern Kentucky connects the community of Central City, Muhlenberg County's largest city, to Powderly and Greenville to the south. As Kentucky's most...

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...

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...

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...

White Plains Trail

KY - 1.5 miles

The White Plains Trail runs for 1.5 miles through White Plains, between JP Hanks Road and just east of town, where enters a thickly forested area. The trailhead is a few blocks south of White Plains...

Cadiz Railroad Trail

KY - 2.5 miles

The Cadiz Railroad Trail runs for 2.5 miles between an old railroad depot on State route 139 and Fortner Drive at the east end of town. The trail parallels Noel Drive and Lafayette Street, following...

Hopkinsville Rail Trail

KY - 3.1 miles

Hopkinsville Rail Trail, sometimes referred to as the Pennyrile Rail Trail, will one day be more than 7 miles long along the former Fort Campbell railroad spur once used by the U.S....

Recent Trail Reviews

Lake Barkley Bridge Multiuse Path

Land between the Lakes

July, 2021 by dmsgls101020

On the Fenton side of the Island, the west side, the paved part of the trail extends west from the Fenton TH over the bridge and ends at approximately 1.3 miles. From the Fenton Trail Head to the Sunset Trail Head is not paved. From Fenton to Sunset is not paved, 8.2 miles. From Sunset Trail Head headed east over the east bridge is approximately 3.3 miles. From that point, east is approximately 6 paved miles.

We hiked from the Fenton side to the Golden Pond Visitors Center, which is 4.2 miles, round trip 8.4 miles. We rode our bikes on the east and west paved sides but did not ride on the paved area on the east side of the east bridge that is on the north side of the highway.

We loved the hiking and biking on this trail. You can bike the unpaved trail, but you need to be skilled enough to do that. We are in our 70s and tried to bike the first mile on the west side headed east but turned back. We give this trail both paved and gravel a 5. It is a very good trail to hike. We cannot comment on the North-South Trail.

We estimate the total length of this trail with the approximate 6 miles on the east side to of the east bridge ar around 16 miles plus.

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.

Accordion

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

Lake Barkley Bridge Multiuse Path

a real jewel

November, 2020 by davemarshall54

After a barge knocked this bridge down at Lake Barkley and Land Between the Lakes in Kentucky they rebuilt it with a gorgeous new bridge with a dedicated bike path. The scenery is gorgeous, as is the lake. There is currently construction underway to expand it quite a bit. Worth the trip

Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage

Rode this starting at Sunset Park, very scenic at the beginning. Nice the rest of the way. Garvin Park is very pretty, not many places for bathroom stops.

September, 2020 by abn2nds

Rode this starting at Sunset Park, very scenic at the beginning. Nice the rest of the way. Garvin Park is very pretty, not many places for bathroom stops.

Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage

Started at Sunset Park, very nice trail and perfect weather today.

September, 2020 by abn2nds

Started at Sunset Park, very nice trail and perfect weather today.

Muhlenberg County Rail-Trail

Nice ride, well kept up trail, but greenville start point is not where trail map shows, it is on the right fork, not greener dr

August, 2020 by hilgartner

Nice ride, well kept up trail, but greenville start point is not where trail map shows, it is on the right fork, not greener dr

Lake Barkley Bridge Multiuse Path

i'm going back

May, 2020 by danielfarmer

this trail is one of my new favorites. i started on the east end and traveled west. the off-road trail signage is a little lacking, but you never really get too far going the wrong way before you figure out you've turned wrong. the off-road part between the bridges is very fun. lots of gravel and dirt trail. i saw no washed out parts. they have grating installed to prevent washout in at least one spot. i didn't look at the map closely enough before going. the majority of this trail is off road trail! and it is very fun! nothing too steep or sharp on the hills or curves. just fun riding.

Muhlenberg County Rail-Trail

fun ride

May, 2020 by danielfarmer

saw some wild turkeys, beavers, an oriole, and other wildlife. pavement in great shape. nice and wide to accommodate walkers/joggers/cyclists. the maintenance crew was out cutting the grass today too, keeping it well kept up. nice little trail. wish we had more like it around south central KY.

Lake Barkley Bridge Multiuse Path

Bridge to bridge

April, 2020 by marjoriewillems

This trail starts west of the Kentucky làke bridge and ends east of the lake Barkley bridge. The middle is crushed lime stone. 3.5 Miles on the east end are paved as are about 2 miles on the west end. The route follows the Fenton area roads from the bridge pathway to the trail head. The paved section is open and stone section is shaded. It goes by the golden pond visitor center which has water and rest rooms.

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