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Gems in Central Indiana and Indianapolis - 6

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gem Favorite Honeycomb Rock

Devil's Backbone

(1) Crawfor…, IN
gem Favorite Ladders (2 of 3)

The Ladders in Bear Hollow

(3) Rockport, IN
gem Favorite Trail 3

Rocky Hollow

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

Natural Rock Shelter

(8) Martins…, IN
gem Favorite Trail 3

The Punch Bowl

(3) Rockport, IN
gem Favorite Turkey Run State Park

Falls Canyon

(3) Rockport, IN

Recommended Routes in Central Indiana and Indianapolis - 11

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Favorite Optional more technical route to the left.
Intermediate

Town Run Park

6.8 mi 10.9 km 113' Up 34.32 m Up 107' Down 32.7 m Down

Fishers, IN
Favorite Campsite on Pate Hollow.
Intermediate

Pate Trail Loop

5.6 mi 9.1 km 835' Up 254.38 m Up 820' Down 250.02 m Down

Bloomin…, IN
Favorite Enjoy beautiful views looking north up Big Walnut Creek.
Intermediate

Tall Timbers Nature Trail

1.9 mi 3.1 km 124' Up 37.66 m Up 124' Down 37.68 m Down

Greenca…, IN
Favorite Multiple types of wildflowers can be seen on the forest floor during spring and summer.
Difficult

Scarce O' Fat Loop

5.7 mi 9.2 km 563' Up 171.58 m Up 563' Down 171.62 m Down

Nashville, IN
Favorite The connection of trail 1 & 2 along the creek
Intermediate

Trail 1

2.1 mi 3.4 km 87' Up 26.66 m Up 88' Down 26.93 m Down

Zionsville, 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 759' Up 231.42 m Up 761' Down 231.96 m Down

Nashville, IN
Favorite Ladders (2 of 3)
Difficult

5-Mile Challenge

5.9 mi 9.5 km 629' Up 191.86 m Up 628' Down 191.4 m Down

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

Downey Hill Full Loop

5.0 mi 8.0 km 553' Up 168.46 m Up 557' Down 169.8 m Down

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

Jackson Creek Trail

1.6 mi 2.6 km 201' Up 61.12 m Up 200' Down 61.04 m Down

Nashville, IN
Favorite Pond near campsite
Intermediate

Sycamore Trail Loop

6.5 mi 10.5 km 438' Up 133.46 m Up 439' Down 133.71 m Down

Nashville, IN
Favorite Levee crossing
Intermediate

Eagle Creek Crest South Short Loop

3.7 mi 6.0 km 271' Up 82.49 m Up 270' Down 82.4 m Down

Clermont, IN

Central Indiana and Indianapolis Hiking

  • 588 Miles 946 Kilometers of Trail
  • 11 Recommended Routes
  • 6 Gems Gems
  • 90 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 163 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 31 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Central Indiana and Indianapolis - 273

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21.5 mi 34.6 km #1Monon Rail Trail
Easy
Indianapolis, IN
Easy
Indianapolis, IN
9.7 mi 15.6 km #2Fall Creek Trail
Easy
Indianapolis, IN
Easy
Indianapolis, IN
1.2 mi 2.0 km #3Meltzer Woods
Easy/Intermediate
Shelbyville, IN
Easy/Intermediate
Shelbyville, IN
3.2 mi 5.2 km #4B Line Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Bloomington, IN
Easy/Intermediate
Bloomington, IN
1.3 mi 2.1 km #5B&O Trail (East)
Easy
Brownsburg, IN
Easy
Brownsburg, IN
1.9 mi 3.0 km #6B&O Trail (West)
Easy
Brownsburg, IN
Easy
Brownsburg, IN
6.0 mi 9.7 km #7National Road Heritage Trail
Easy
Seelyville, IN
Easy
Seelyville, IN
1.2 mi 1.9 km #8Schrader Weaver Preserve
Easy
Cambridge City, IN
Easy
Cambridge City, IN
1.1 mi 1.7 km #9Sculpture Trails Outdoor Museum
Easy/Intermediate
Worthington, IN
Easy/Intermediate
Worthington, IN
0.1 mi 0.2 km #10Sculpture Garden Alternate
Intermediate
Worthington, IN
Intermediate
Worthington, IN

Photos of Central Indiana and Indianapolis - 198

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This is a view from the Rim Trail out over the quarry.
Feb 19, 2016 near Greenca…, IN
A view from inside the largest rock shelter.
Dec 18, 2016 near Martins…, IN
Trail pic
Oct 21, 2018 near Farmers…, IN
Looking down the trail at Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve
Mar 9, 2020 near Fishers, IN
Turkey Run State Park
Apr 7, 2020 near Rockport, IN
Turkey Run State Park
Apr 7, 2020 near Rockport, IN
Ladders (2 of 3)
Oct 16, 2020 near Rockport, IN
Covered Bridge
Oct 16, 2020 near Rockport, IN