Angola Trail

Indiana

Angola Trail Facts

States: Indiana
Counties: Steuben
Length: 4.4 miles
Trail end points: Commons Park and E. Wendell Jacob Avenue
Trail surfaces: Asphalt, Concrete
Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT
ID: 7867571
Trail activities: Bike, Inline Skating, Wheelchair Accessible, Walking

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Angola Trail Description

For more than 4 miles, Angola's trail winds through the heart of the city, which sits in the northeast corner of Indiana, just 10 miles from the bordering states of Michigan and Ohio. The paved pathway connects Fireman's Park and Commons Park, and is less than a mile from Trine University. Benches, constructed by Eagle Scouts, are available all along the route.

Future plans include a connection to Pokagon State Park, about 3 miles north of where the trail currently ends. The state park sprawls over more than 1,200 acres and offers wetlands, lakes, and historical buildings to explore.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking is available on the north end of the trail at E. Wendell Jacob Avenue. Near the trail's southern end, parking can be found at Fireman's Park and Commons Park.

Angola Trail Reviews

This is my hometown trail. It is a mixture of blacktop trails and wide side walks with a bike lane over the bridge for the railroad tracks. The path now extends to the top of Hoosier Hill where there is ice cream available. Hoosier Hill is very steep, but the path is smooth and inviting with a few benches partway up to stop and rest on if you are so inclined. Great trail for the local population, I use it often just to go get groceries. Once the trail extends to Pokagon State Park with out the need to risk life and limb on the extremely narrow shoulder of Highway 27, then the route will be perfect and would rate five stars.

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