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401 mi 646 km of trail 10 Featured Hikes

Gems 6 Gems Easy Trails 148 Trails Intermediate Trails 63 Trails Hard Trails 7 Trails
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Gems in Central Indiana and Indianapolis - 6

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gem Favorite The Ladders

The Ladders in Bear Hollow

(2) Rockport, IN
gem Favorite A view from inside the largest rock shelter.

Natural Rock Shelter

(7) Martins…, IN
gem Favorite The punch bowl after a day of rain.

Rocky Hollow

(1) Rockport, IN
gem Favorite Honeycomb Rock

Devil's Backbone

(1) Crawfor…, IN
gem Favorite The punch bowl after a day of rain.

The Punch Bowl

(2) Rockport, IN
gem Favorite Stairs after ravine uphill

Falls Canyon

(2) Rockport, IN

Featured Hikes in Central Indiana and Indianapolis - 10

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Favorite Multiple types of wildflowers can be seen on the forest floor during spring and summer.
Intermediate/Difficult

Scarce O' Fat Loop

5.7 mi 9.2 km • Loop • 563 ft Ascent 171.58 m Ascent

(9) Nashville, IN
Favorite The Ladders
Intermediate/Difficult

5-Mile Challenge

5.9 mi 9.5 km • Loop • 629 ft Ascent 191.86 m Ascent

(6) Rockport, IN
Favorite Heading down the trail on a clear winter day
Intermediate

Downey Hill Full Loop

5.0 mi 8.0 km • Loop • 553 ft Ascent 168.46 m Ascent

(3) Nashville, IN
Favorite Enjoy beautiful views looking north up Big Walnut Creek.
Intermediate

Tall Timbers Nature Trail

1.9 mi 3.1 km • Loop • 124 ft Ascent 37.66 m Ascent

(3) Greenca…, IN
Favorite Campsite on Pate Hollow.
Intermediate

Pate Trail Loop

5.6 mi 9.1 km • Point to Point • 835 ft Ascent 254.38 m Ascent

(9) Bloomin…, IN
Favorite Optional more technical route to the left.
Intermediate

Town Run Park

6.8 mi 10.9 km • Loop • 113 ft Ascent 34.32 m Ascent

(5) Fishers, IN
Favorite Steam and small waterfall crossing at the head of a ravine.
Intermediate/Difficult

Schooner Trace-Walnut Loop

6.3 mi 10.2 km • Loop • 759 ft Ascent 231.42 m Ascent

(3) Nashville, IN
Favorite The connection of trail 1 & 2 along the creek
Easy/Intermediate

Trail 1

2.1 mi 3.4 km • Loop • 87 ft Ascent 26.66 m Ascent

(1) Zionsville, IN
Favorite Pond near campsite
Intermediate

Sycamore Trail Loop

6.5 mi 10.5 km • Point to Point • 438 ft Ascent 133.46 m Ascent

(1) Nashville, IN
Favorite Early springtime on Jackson Creek Trail in Yellowwood State Forest
Intermediate

Jackson Creek Trail

1.6 mi 2.6 km • Loop • 201 ft Ascent 61.12 m Ascent

(2) Nashville, IN

Trails in Central Indiana and Indianapolis - 208

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10.6 mi 17.0 km #1Low Gap Backcountry Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Martinsville, IN
Intermediate/Difficult
10.6 mi 17.0 km Martinsville, IN 14 
1.5 mi 2.3 km #2Rim Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Greencastle, IN
Easy/Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.3 km Greencastle, IN
5.7 mi 9.2 km #3Perimeter Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Terre Haute, IN
Easy/Intermediate
5.7 mi 9.2 km Terre Haute, IN
3.2 mi 5.2 km #4B Line Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Bloomington, IN
Easy/Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.2 km Bloomington, IN
3.9 mi 6.3 km #5Trail 1
Intermediate
Jasonville, IN
Intermediate
3.9 mi 6.3 km Jasonville, IN
1.8 mi 2.9 km #6Trail #2
Difficult
Rockport, IN
Difficult
1.8 mi 2.9 km Rockport, IN
0.6 mi 1.0 km #7Trail 3 (Falls Trail)
Intermediate/Difficult
Spencer, IN
Intermediate/Difficult
0.6 mi 1.0 km Spencer, IN
2.5 mi 4.1 km #8Hesitation Point Trail
Intermediate
Nashville, IN
Intermediate
2.5 mi 4.1 km Nashville, IN
1.1 mi 1.8 km #9Amy Weingartner Branigin Peninsula Preserve Trail
Intermediate
Bloomington, IN
Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Bloomington, IN
2.0 mi 3.2 km #10Walnut Trail
Difficult
Nashville, IN
Difficult
2.0 mi 3.2 km Nashville, IN
2.7 mi 4.4 km #11Orange Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Clermont, IN
Easy/Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.4 km Clermont, IN
1.8 mi 3.0 km #12Bobcat Trail
Difficult
Nashville, IN
Difficult
1.8 mi 3.0 km Nashville, IN
0.7 mi 1.1 km #13Scout Ridge Nature Trail
Intermediate
Martinsville, IN
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km Martinsville, IN
1.2 mi 1.9 km #14Trail of Many Colors
Easy
Seelyville, IN
Easy
1.2 mi 1.9 km Seelyville, IN
0.4 mi 0.6 km #15Big Fire North
Easy/Intermediate
Southport, IN
Easy/Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km Southport, IN
6.0 mi 9.7 km #16National Road Heritage Trail
Easy
Seelyville, IN
Easy
6.0 mi 9.7 km Seelyville, IN
0.5 mi 0.7 km #17Big Fire South
Intermediate
Southport, IN
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.7 km Southport, IN
0.6 mi 1.0 km #18Trail #7
Intermediate
Rockport, IN
Intermediate
0.6 mi 1.0 km Rockport, IN
0.4 mi 0.7 km #19Trail #6
Intermediate/Difficult
Rockport, IN
Intermediate/Difficult
0.4 mi 0.7 km Rockport, IN
0.3 mi 0.5 km #20Upper Cottonwood
Intermediate
Southport, IN
Intermediate
0.3 mi 0.5 km Southport, IN

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