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Fort Wayne Trails will act as a community partner and advocate in the development of a connected, multi-purpose system of trails in Allen County.


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Trail Mix

We're passionate about the trails, and we want to share that passion with you. Check back often to see news, editorials, photos, and more featuring the trails in and around Fort Wayne.

We’re competing to win $100,000 for Trails

Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Fort Wayne, Indiana, May 18, 2016: Fort Wayne Trails has joined the 2016 Art Van Charity Challenge, a fundraising competition on CrowdRise, the largest crowdfunding platform for good. For the third year in a row, Art Van Furniture is sponsoring a CrowdRise Challenge and is donating over $300,000 in prize money to organizations…

Kickstart Summer this May!

Posted on Wednesday, April 20, 2016

There's a trail activity for everyone in May, 2016.   We'll kickstart the Kickstart Fort Wayne celebration with our next Early Bird Nature Walk and Bike Ride on May 1, at 8am, along with Riverfront Fort Wayne. Trek the Trail Bike Rides begin May 3, and continue every Tuesday at 6:00pm. Find the locations on…

Fort Wayne’s Award-Winning Trails

Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Fort Wayne Trails and the City of Fort Wayne have been recognized with two statewide awards for the trail network by Indiana’s Greenways Foundation. Fort Wayne Trails was awarded Outstanding Trail Group for trail development and expanding Indiana's trail network. The nomination noted that our organization “worked…

1/3 of the Way!

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Our annual Paving the Way for more trails campaign is ramping up, and many friends and fans of the trails have already pledged their support.  We’re over 1/3 of the way to our goal of $150, 000, and thank all who have already said, “Yes!”' A mile of trail costs, on average, about $600,000, and…

Trail Blazer Race Results

Posted on Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Here's a link to the results of our 2015 Trail Blazer 5k/10k, held on October 18th. Thanks to all who participated, and a special thanks to our title sponsor, Lutheran Health Network. Thanks to our sponsor and event planning team at Summit Brands. Thanks also to Brigadoon Fitness, PNC Bank, AEP/Indiana Michigan Power,…

What do YOU think about the trails?

Posted on Thursday, July 09, 2015

We're excited to announce our new Trail Users Survey. Find it at major trailheads around the system, or access it via QR code, or here any time this season. 

Another reason to attend the Pufferbelly 5k

Posted on Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Run for the Trails!

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Join us August 8th, 2015, for the 6th Annual Pufferbelly 5K Family Run/Walk and 1 Mile Kids' Fun Run and  October 18th for the Trail Blazer 5k/10k race. The Pufferbelly begins at the Parkview Family YMCA,   and a portion of the race will be run on the Salomon Farm Trail and the newly constructed section…

Trek the Trails Kick-off Party, Ride and Dance-Walk

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Join Fort Wayne Trails for the 2015 Trek The Trails Kick-off Party, Ride and Dance-Walk, as we celebrate the start of our warm weather trail season! Meet at the Historic Wells Street Bridge where we'll start with a recap of upcoming trail plans, host a free bike ride and dance-walk for all ages, and end with a fundraiser…

Trek the Trails, May 2015

Posted on Thursday, March 05, 2015

Join the City of Fort Wayne and Fort Wayne Trails on these family-friendly rides. Tuesdays, starting at 6pm, from May to October. Participants are asked to wear helmets and bring water along for the ride. All participants ride at their own risk. Tuesday rides will continue through the summer. May 5, 2015: Rockhill Park…