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BIKING and HIKING TRAILWAYS

Biking and Hiking Trailways in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana
Biking in Lafayette-West Lafayette

BIKING


Mountain Bikes —  off road
lafayettebiketrails.com
Four off-road dirt path trails are available; Haan Trail, McCormick Woods Trail, Murdock Park Trail and the Tippecanoe County Amphitheater, Trail. All except the Haan Trail are multi-use trails open to hikers, runners and mountain bikes.

Paved Trailways
Paved portions of the Wabash Heritage Trail and over 27 miles of West Lafayette’s trail system are available for biking as well as a 3.5 mile trail at Prophetstown State Park.

Wabash River Cycle Club

wrcc-in.org
Join the cycle club for rides throughout the season and annually in August at the Wabash River Ride with rides ranging from 32, 65 and 104 mile scenic routes.

BIKE SHARE


Zagster Bike Share
zagster.com/purdue
Purdue has partnered with Alcoa Foundation to bring bike sharing to campus, Lafayette and West Lafayette. Bike sharing is a key contributor to the transportation options in our community and is a fun, clean, and convenient way for you to get around town.

BIKE SHOPS / RENTALS


Hodsons Bay Company
360 Brown Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-743-3506

Virtuous Cyclery
virtuouscycles.us
215 N. 10th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 [map]
765-807-6557


TRAILWAYS


Haan Mountain Bike Trail
920 E. State Street, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
2 3/4 mile single track, not recommended for beginners, Serious mountain bikers only. No BMX bikes, extreme riders. You must be a member of an organization that supports mountain biking such as WRCC, HMBA, IMBA, or Purdue Bike Club. more info >

Prophetstown State Park
in.gov/dnr/parklake/2971.htm
5545 Swisher Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
3.2 mile bicycle trail, park entrance fee, restrooms, water, and picnic shelter.more info >

Tippecanoe County Amphitheater Trail
tippecanoe.in.gov/parks
4449 State Road 43 N., West Lafayette, IN 47906
2 mile narrow dirt path built primarily for mountain bike use, trail closes during special Amphitheater events

Wabash Heritage Trail
tippecanoe.in.gov/parks
18 miles of scenic trail (part of trail paved for bikers) along the Wabash River from Tippecanoe Battlefield
to south of downtown. more info >

Hiking and Trails in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana

HIKING and TRAILS


Armstrong Park
lafayette.in.gov/parks
900 Beck Lane, Lafayette, IN 47909 [map]
0.66 mile paved trail and largely tree covered

Celery Bog Nature Area
westlafayette.in.gov
1620 Lindberg Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
195 acres, over 4 miles of trails through woods and along a marsh, some paved and home of the Lilly Nature Center

Clegg Garden
nicheslandtrust.org
1782 N. 400 E., Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
765-423-1325
13 acres, wildflowers and lush green trees, open daily until dusk, mostly unpaved, free and open to the public

Columbian Trail at Columbian Park
lafayette.in.gov
1915 Scott Street, Lafayette, IN 47904 [map]
1.10 mile scenic trail weaves in and around, paved and mostly bare at Columbian Park

Cumberland Park / Michaud - Sinninger Woods Nature Preserve
westlafayette.in.gov
3101 North Salisbury Street, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
62 acres; paved .5 mile footpath trails. 16 acres
wooded area through trail.

Faith Community Center
faithlafayette.org
5526 Mercy Way, Lafayette, Indiana 47905 [map]
Paved trail, some tree cover, 4.25 laps around
the pond = 1 mile

Happy Hollow Park
westlafayette.in.gov
1301 Happy Hollow Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
81 acres; tree covered, 1 mile sections of paved and footpath trail and sections of the Wabash Heritage Trail

Linear Park Trail:
Lafayette
A 2 mile segment begins at Powerhouse Lane and continues alongside the railroad tracks to S. 18th St. and links with Armstrong Park. Future plans will connect the trail with the
Wabash Heritage Trail



Munger Park
lafayette.in.gov/parks
3550 Greenbush Street, Lafayette, IN 47905 [map]
32 acre park, 1.0 mile paved trail, uncovered, open green area, one trail total

Murdock Park
lafayette.in.gov/parks
300 N. 18th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 [map]
0.9 mile interpretive trail, 39 acre urban forest, over 40 varieties of trees to identify.

Northwest Greenway & Cattail Trails
3800 Morehouse Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
Connecting trail networks of 7+ miles and 4+ miles respectively, cover varies.

Prophetstown State Park
in.gov/dnr/parklake/2971.htm
5545 Swisher Road, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
765-567-4919
3 different trails; EASY: 2.25 miles, some paved; MODERATE: 1.9 miles; BIKE/HIKE: 3.2 miles. Public restrooms, thickly forested, park entrance fees apply.

Tapawingo Park
westlafayette.in.gov
100 Tapawingo Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map]
1.25 mile paved section of the Wabash Heritage Trail along the Wabash River.

Tippecanoe County Amphitheater
tippecanoe.in.gov
4449 State Road 43 N., West Lafayette, IN  47906 [map]
166 acres, 2 mile narrow dirt path built primarily for mountain bike use, trail closes during special Amphitheater events, light tree cover.

Wabash Heritage Trail
tippecanoe.in.gov
18 miles of scenic trail along the Wabash River from Tippecanoe Battlefield to south of downtown, parts of trail are paved, heavy tree cover. The trail is maintained by all three park departments. more info >



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