Hi-Rail Greenway


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Hi-Rail Greenway Facts

States: Indiana
Counties: Vanderburgh
Length: 2.5 miles
Trail end points: Walnut St. and Riverside Dr. (Evansville)
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6015834

Hi-Rail Greenway Description

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 on. Also sometimes referred to as the Hi Rail Corridor, the project is a key addition to the city's Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage trail system.

The 2.5-mile paved pathway, extending from Walnut Street to Riverside Drive along US 41, features landscaping and tree plantings, benches and rest areas, bike racks, and solar-powered lights.


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Hi-Rail Greenway Reviews

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

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.

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