Trail Maps

Looking for a specific trail within the Fort Wayne and Allen County Trail network?  Look no further!  Below is a catalogue of maps for trails in the Greater Fort Wayne area.

 

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.with any questions or concerns about the trail maps listed below:

The Trail Network:

Current Fort Wayne Area Trails Network

Maps of Current Trails:

Rivergreenway map includes details for the Maumee Pathway, St. Joe Pathway, St. Joe Blvd Pathway, St. Marys Pathway and the Yarnelle Trail.

Current and Future Fort Wayne Trails Network Map(2017 Fort Wayne Trails, Inc Map)

 

Individual maps of each trail:

 

Maumee Pathway

St. Joseph Pathway

Towpath Trail Line of Cyclists T3St. Marys Pathway 

Aboite Trails Network
Pufferbelly Trail

Circle of Hope

Salomon Farm Loop

Towpath Trail

 

Future Trails
Pufferbelly Trail

Six Mile Creek Trail 

Cougar Trail
Johnny Appleseed to Shoaff Park Trail

  

Map of Franke Park Trails: 
Do you like mountain biking on single track or trail running/walking on challenging dirt paths?  Explore the trails at Franke Park!  To view a map of some of the dirt multi-use trails in Franke Park check out: Franke Park Trails Map   Note, these trails are maintained by the Northeast Indiana Trail Riders Organization (NITRO) and are intended for everyone to enjoy.  If you mountain bike the trails, please wear a helmet.

 

Franke Park MTB1



 

Photo of Rivergreenway Detour Sign

Updated: Friday, January 12, 2018 at 1:25 PM

If you encounter any downed trees or safety concerns, please call or email the Greenways Dept at (260)427-6228 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  

 Please be aware, during or following a rainfall, portions of the trail network may be muddy and/or slippery. Please slow down and use caution, especially on boardwalks.  Always use caution whenever you encounter a wet section of trail.  

Trail Closures and Detours due to Flooding: 

St. Marys Pathway under W. Jefferson Blvd Bridge -  Closed.  The Maumee Pathway between Swinney Park and Taylor Ave is closed due to flooding from the snow melt and recent rainfall.  

Trail Closures and Detours due to Construction: 

St. Marys Pathway -  Closed for Riverfront Development, Phase I Construction from September 5, 2017 thru all of 2018 - St. Marys Pathway is closed from the east side of the Harrison St Bridge and the Historic Wells St. Bridge 

To begin the first phase of the riverfront development, a segment of the St. Marys Pathway will undergo a detour during the construction period.  The trail will be closed beginning on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 and it will remain closed until the Promenade Park is constructed.  Please follow the sidewalk detour using 3rd St, crossing Wells St and going south on the sidewalk on the west side of Wells St to reconnect with the St. Marys Pathway in East Bloomingdale Park (or vice versa!).  Detour Route Map

Upcoming Closure:

January 17, 18 and 19th - The Maumee Pathway will be closed from 7am-3pm between Coliseum Blvd and Pemberton Blvd.  Please avoid this area during these hours.  When the exact dates are determined, we will update this webpage.

 

For specific questions about closures, please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 427-6228. 

 

Pufferbelly Trail

Want to take a walk on the wild side?  Join the "Wild Walkers" this year as they explore different parks, wetlands and nature preserves in the region on a bimonthly basis.  The Wild Walkers program is a free program for participants.  Hikes usually take about 1-1/2 hours to complete and are typically on soft surface trails (dirt).  Since the Wild Walkers explore many wild areas in the region,  consider carpooling (see schedule for more details).   Wild Walkers 2018 schedule.  For questions, contact Eden Lamb at 427-6008 or email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  


Trek the Trails has ended for the 2017 season.  We had a great time riding with everyone and look forward to more Trek the Trails rides in 2018!  We'll get to explore some exciting new connections together!


St Marys Outfitters T3 Family, Trek the Trails, Rivergreenway, Fort Wayne Trails

 


 Bike Share Zagster FW CITY-BikeShare 8.5x11-Map


 Trail Counts

Have you wondered about how many people use the trails?  Check out the attached usage chart  that lists usage by month.  

November data

 

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2015 Trail CountsSt Marys MLKbridge Bikes, Rivergreenway, Fort Wayne Trails Pufferbelly Trail Bikes T3, Trek the Trails, Salomon Farm Loop, Pufferbelly Trail, Fort Wayne Trails 

 

Salomon Farm Summit City Johnny TinCap 


  GF License Plate

 

Support Trails with a Trails License Plate!

Consider a purchase of this Trails Plate to show your support for all types of trails in Indiana. The foundation will use the proceeds as grants to trail groups throughout the state of Indiana. This special plate is an additional $40, of which $25 goes to the Greenways Foundation. The Greenways Foundation envisions a statewide trail, greenway, and bikeway system that provides access to trails for all Indiana citizens. This world-class Hoosier greenways system connects scenic, cultural, historic, recreational, tourist, and economic sites in Indiana’s urban and rural communities, is convenient to people of all cultures, ages, and abilities, and is one of the state’s most powerful tools in achieving economic growth, a healthy citizenry and livable communities.

It’s simple to purchase the plate! Online, simply visit www.mybmv.com and navigate to the special license plates.  You also can go in person to your local license branch or order through the mail. New this year: all license plates are now mailed to you.  You can get a tax break when buying this license plate that advocates for a charitable cause. You can deduct this fee on Schedule A of your taxes.

St Marys Old Fort FWPD T3, Trek the Trails, Bike Patrol, Rivergreenway, Fort Wayne Trails
The Rivergreenway is open from 6 am -11 pm daily for your enjoyment. For additional information about any of the trail events listed below, please e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  

St Marys Foster Park Flowers Dog Walker, Rivergreenway, Fort Wayne Trails

About the Rivergreenway

St Marys Foster Walkers Family, Foster Park, Rivergreenway, Fort Wayne Trails

The Rivergreenway Trail is a 25 mile long linear park in Fort Wayne and New Haven, Indiana. The trail is along the banks of the St. Marys, St. Joseph and Maumee Rivers. Much of the Rivergreenway has been funded by the State of Indiana and the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund. The Rivergreenway provides a great opportunity for recreation, fitness and conservation, as well as providing an alternative transportation network safely connecting the community.

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. Additionally, it creates a natural overflow against the invasion of high water which helps mitigate the ravages of flooding.

The Rivergreenway is owned and maintained by the Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Department, the City of Fort Wayne Public Works Department, and the New Haven/Adams Township Parks & Recreation Department.

The Rivergreenway is open from 6 am -11 pm daily for your enjoyment.

If there are comments, questions, or concerns about any section of the Rivergreenway, please contact the Greenways Manager at (260) 427-6002.

Great News


Do you have a praise, problem or concern you would like to share? Please take the time to complete the Talk to Us form.

The Rivergreenway Trails Network has been recognized as a National Recreation Trail! To view information about the Rivergreenway on the National Recreation Trails site, click here.

If you have questions about the type of motor vehicles allowed on the trails, check out the Motor Vehicles Ordinance.

Be sure to check out the News/Events page for information on upcoming events!

If you would like up to date information on trail closures, bookmark the Trail Closure page !


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TRAIL BROCHURE AND MAPS!

Learn more about planned trails! Check out the Fort Wayne Regional Trails Map, The Map shows existing, planned and proposed trails in the Fort Wayne/Allen County area. 

Now available is a Listing of Parks Facilities along the Rivergreenway (both restrooms and drinking fountains) that are located along or near the Rivergreenway. In addition to the list, there is a Rivergreenway Facilities Map that depicts the general locations of each facility along the Rivergreenway. Please note that the Fort Wayne Parks restrooms and drinking fountains are open for use from May through the middle of October.

Available for your use is a listing of mile marker locations. Click on Mile Marker Locations to see where they are located and how you can utilize this information for your next walk or run.


Rivergreenway Shadows BWThe Downtown Rotary Club Circle of Hope is a two mile trail loop in downtown Fort Wayne. The trail encompasses the Rivergreenway on the north side of the St. Marys River and Headwaters Park on the south side of the river. Points of interest along the trail include Headwaters Park, Historic Fort Wayne, Lawton Park, the City's Skate Park, the Historic Wells Street bridge and Downtown Fort Wayne. Access to the loop includes Headwaters Park, Lawton Park and the Three Rivers Trailhead along Spy Run Avenue, just north of the St. Marys River.

Lakeside Park Bench Laura TerryPhoto credit: Fred VanFossen


Memorial Tree & Bench Program Information

Add to the beauty of your favorite section of the Rivergreenway (in the Fort Wayne City Limits) and honor a loved one simultaneously with the help of our tree or bench donation program.

For more information, check out Memorial Tree & Bench Program.



Contact Information

Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Department
705 E. State Blvd., Fort Wayne, Indiana 46805

Telephone number: (260) 427-6002
Facsimile: (260) 427-1269
E-mail:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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Trail Mileage

Check out information below on mileage of different trail loops.  For additional information check out the Park Trail path Distance Chart

Buckner Park:.75 miles (complete loop)  (stone path portion is .66 mile)

East Swinney: .58 miles (loop around pond)

Foster Park
: 2.06 miles

Gren: .25 miles loop

Hamilton Park: .55 miles (outside loop) .75 miles (figure eight using the center)

Hanna Homestead: 1/5 miles loop

Hurshtown Reservoir: 2.25 miles

Indian Trails Park Loop: 1.25 miles  (Trail owned/maintained by the Aboite Township Trustee's Office, Barbara Krisher, 260.432.0970) 


Jehl Park: .34 miles (loop)

Lakeside loop: over 1/2 miles

McCormick Park/Rea Park: .50 miles


McMillen loop
: .6 miles

Memorial Park: .86 miles 

Rea Park: .5 miles 
       
Reservoir Park: .43 miles  

Rotary Circle of Hope: 2 miles 
  
Salomon Farm: 1.65 miles trail loop      
        
Shoaff Park: 1.52 miles (North loop-golf course/ball diamond thru center), .88 miles (South loop-thru center thru woods, past Conklin), .30 Center loop, 1.80 miles (complete loop around entire park)  

Swinney Park to Rockhill Park Trail: 1 miles
 

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