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Winter Solstice Walk/Ride and Bonfire

 

When: 12/21/2022 at 4:30 P.M.

Where: Salomon Farm Park (817 W. Dupont Rd.), Gather at Wolf Family Learning Center

Join us for a FREE community event! Bring a flashlight or battery-operated lantern to light up the night! All bikes must have a front white light and red reflector or red light at the rear. Helmets are strongly encouraged. Bicyclists and walkers are encouraged to decorate themselves and/or their bikes. Prizes will be awarded for best decorated!

After the walk/ride, join us for food prepared by Trek Bikes Fort Wayne and learn about the history of Salomon Farm around a bonfire. All activities are outdoors - please dress for the weather. Seating is available, but may be limited. Participants are encouraged to bring a chair to sit in. 

4:30 P.M. | Gather at Wolf Family Learning Center

4:45 | 6.5 Mile Bike Ride Departs (Salomon Loop & Pufferbelly Trail)

5:00 P.M. | 1.65 Mile Walk Departs ( Salomon Farm Loop)

5:45 P.M. | Gather back at Salomon Farm 


Safe Trails are Happy Trails.

Mid-Block Crossings can be confusing for everyone.  Who has the right of way? When should cars stop? When can pedestrians cross?

Watch this video to learn more about the proper way to navigate crossing in the middle of a street, rather than at an intersection!

 When traveling on city streets, bicycles have the same duties and rights as motorists.  Know and practice the rules of the road. 

 


Who is using the Trails?

Infrared counters are positioned throughout the Fort Wayne Regional Trails Network to help staff understand how residents are using the trail system. Find out how many trail users we counted in 2021, plus learn more about which trails were used the most frequently!

Overall Trail Counts 2021

2021 Trail Usage Graph

 

Please note: Foster Park and St.Joe Center numbers contain averages due to temporary counter failures. 

 


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How are the Trails growing?

Learn more about current projects involving trails within the Greater Fort Wayne area: December Project Status Report


 

Want to help the trails expand even more? Do so while you drive! 

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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.

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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..  

 

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