Home Best of Indiana The Winners: Your Top Ten Favorites Indiana's Best Trails Indiana has great trails, from urban to wooded. Lace up your hiking or biking shoes and enjoy. Brown County State ParkBrown County State Park1405 S. T. 46 WestNashville, IN 47448(812) 988-6406 Website Largest state park in Indiana boasts exceptional fall color. Hiking, swimming, bridle trails (BYOH), mountain bike trails, saddle barn with escorted rides. RivergreenwayRivergreenway705 E. State BlvdFort Wayne, Indiana 46805(260) 427-6002 A linear park such as the Rivergreenway is a long, narrow park with limited access that is ideal for activities such as bicycling, hiking, nature study, jogging, rollerblading or just going for a leisurely walk. The Rivergreenway offers natural vistas and scenic overlooks within an urban environment. It creates a synergism between country and urban settings that affords users the opportunity to enjoy the best of both. Monon TrailMonon Trail1100 E 10th StIndianapolis, IN 46202 No matter the weather, someone is enjoying the Monon Trail during the day Originally built in 1847, the rail-trail pioneered in Indiana an already nation-wide vision: converting railways to greenways for recreation and commuter use. The Monon links commercial districts, schools, parks, the state fairgrounds and a dozen residential neighborhoods. Cardinal GreenwaysCardinal Greenways700 E. Wysor StreetMuncie, IN 47305(765) 287-0399 Website Cardinal Greenways is a private, not-for-profit organization that encompasses the Cardinal Greenway, White River Greenway, Historic Wysor Street Depot and Cardinal Equestrian Trail. The Cardinal Greenway is the longest rail-trail in Indiana and spans 62 miles from Marion through Muncie to Richmond in East Central Indiana. Indianapolis Cultural TrailIndianapolis Cultural Trail132 West Walnut StreetIndianapolis, IN 46204(317)653-1948 The Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick is an 8-mile world class urban bike and pedestrian path in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana. The Indianapolis Cultural Trail seamlessly connects neighborhoods, cultural districts and entertainment amenities while serving as the downtown hub for central Indiana’s vast greenway system. Hayes Arboretum Bike TrailsHayes Arboretum Bike Trails191 Hayes Arboretum RoadRichmond, IN 47374(765) 962-3745 Website Hayes Arboretum is home to three outstanding mountain bike trails. This free arboretum also has walking trails, ponds, and fields to enjoy while you’re there. Pumpkinvine Nature TrailPumpkinvine Nature Trails23427 Co Rd 45Goshen, IN 46528 The trail network passes through urban areas, small towns and agricultural communities. The countryside along the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail includes the third largest Amish community in the U.S. Versailles State ParkVersailles State Park1387 U.S. 50 EastVersailles, IN 47042(812) 689-6424 Website Enjoy a number of trails in this beautiful historic park. Take a scenic hike in a park or even take a swim, go fishing, or kayak. B-Line TrailB-Line Trail898 W Church LnBloomington, IN 47403 This former railway line, has been turned in to an urban trail through downtown Bloomington. This 3.1 miles trail is a part of the larger Bloomington Trail which stretches into the countryside. Buffalo Trace Mountain Bike TrailBuffalo Trace Mountain Bike TrailWest County Road 25 SouthFrench Lick, IN The first of many mountain bike trails around the French Lick Resort is now open. The trail is named Buffalo Trace due to the Buffalo Trace that ran through the property. It's a 6+ mile trail that climbs to the top of the West Side of Mt Airie. With more elevation than Hesitation Point, Alex Stewart built a trail with his signature flow. The tread is easy, and the grades are kept at 5%, so beginner riders will be at home. Advanced riders will finish the climb a bit faster.