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Destination Trails in Indiana

Cycling on the Monon Trail

Destination trails offer a hard-surfaced multi-use trail for all to enjoy. From the banks of scenic rivers and rolling farm fields to quaint small towns and bustling cities, Indiana trails provide a variety of scenery to traverse. Regardless of setting, these public trails provide an opportunity to connect with nature through outdoor recreation, transportation, and fitness. In addition, many trails connect a number of regional natural and cultural attractions making them destinations. Visitors to these family-friendly destination trails can explore the many things Indiana has to offer by foot or bike as they enjoy a day full of fun and adventure!

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Destination Trails locations map

Where to Go

NORTHERN INDIANA TRAILS

1. Erie-Lackawanna Trail

  • 17 miles
  • Paved
  • Hammond, Highland, Griffith, Schererville, Crown Point

2. Oak Savannah Trail & Prairie Duneland Trail

  • 19.7 miles
  • Paved
  • Griffith, Hobart, Portage, Chesterton

3. North Judson Erie Trail

  • 9 miles
  • Paved
  • North Judson

4. Panhandle Pathway

  • 23 miles
  • Paved
  • Winamac, Star City, Thornhope, Royal Center, Kenneth

5. Nickel Plate Trail

  • 44 miles
  • Paved
  • Rochester, Macy, Birmingham, Deedsville, Denver, Peru, Bunker Hill, Miami, Bennetts Switch, Cassville, Kokomo

6. Pumpkinvine Trail, Maple City Greenway & Maplehart Trail

  • 22.75 miles
  • Paved, small crushed stone area
  • Elkhart, Dunlap, Goshen, Middlebury, Shipshewana

7. Rivergreenway Trail

  • 25 miles
  • Paved
  • Fort Wayne, New Haven

CENTRAL INDIANA TRAILS

8. Vandalia Trail (part of National Road Heritage Trail)

  • 11.6 miles
  • Crushed stone, natural surface, paved
  • Greencastle, Fillmore, Coatsville, Amo, Plainfield

9. Big 4 Trail

  • 10 miles
  • Crushed stone
  • Thorntown, Lebanon

10. Indianapolis Cultural Trail

  • 8 miles
  • Paved
  • Indianapolis

11. The Monon Trail

  • 26.56 miles
  • Paved
  • Indianapolis, Carmel, Westfield

12. Cardinal Greenway

  • 62 miles
  • Paved
  • Marion, Gas City, Jonesboro, Gaston, Muncie, Blountsville, Losantville, Economy, Williamsburg, Webster, Richmond

SOUTHERN INDIANA TRAILS

13. B-Line, Bloomington Rail Trail & Clear Creek Trail

  • 7.5 miles
  • Paved, crushed stone
  • Bloomington

14. People Trail

  • 27 miles
  • Paved, multi-use trail with bicycle route and sidewalk network
  • Columbus

15. Milwaukee Road Trail

  • 10.81 miles
  • Crushed stone
  • Bedford

16. Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage

  • 6.75 miles
  • Paved
  • Evansville

17. Ohio River Greenway

  • 7.5 miles
  • Paved
  • New Albany, Clarksville, Jeffersonville
  • Big 4 Bridge connects Ohio River Greenway to the Riverwalk in Louisville, KY

Indiana Trail Finder: Discover all of Indiana's trails using this interactive map.