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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.

Weekend Photo Contest

Posted on Friday, December 13, 2013

With the first big snow on its way, we've decided to host a photo contest! Yesterday, we realized that we don't have many photos of the trails during the winter, and that's something we need to rectify, especially so we can have a nice new winter-themed cover photo on our Facebook page! Over the weekend, until…

Improvements to Our Online Map

Posted on Friday, November 15, 2013

It’s been nearly two years since we launched this website, and believe it or not, it’s been nearly that long since our online map has been significantly changed. We’ve made tweaks here and there, adding Trail Friendly Businesses, adding the PDF versions of our print maps, and so forth; but the “Existing…

Carson’s to Donate 10% of Opening Day Sales to FW Trails and 2 Other Local Charities

Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2013

At our 4th Annual Pufferbelly 5k last weekend, Carson's, one of the title sponsors of the race, made an exciting announcement during the awards ceremony. We're thrilled that Fort Wayne Trails was selected as one of the recipients of a contribution from Carson’s on its opening day, September 10, 2013. Ten percent…

Fort Wayne’s Trail Network Continues to Grow

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013

This article originally appeared in the Central Indiana Bicycling Association's newsletter, in March 2012. The history and other information contained in this article is still timely, and we wanted to share it with you all. Since this article was written, we saw over 483,000 trips taken on the trails in 2012 and have…

We’re Looking for a New Administrative Assistant - Could it be you?

Posted on Friday, July 19, 2013

Fort Wayne Trails is looking for a new Administrative Assistant - a skilled, organized professional who is a Jack- or Jill-of-All-Trades to assist existing staff in a support role centering around administrative, financial, and office management tasks, with some direct program support also included as part of day to day…

Biking bonanza

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Biking definitely has its benefits. Besides the fact that it helps keep you fit, saves money on gas, and reduces your carbon footprint, it can get you free food! That's right, folks, there's gratuitous grub involved in this deal. This Friday, May 17, is National Bike to Work Day. To celebrate, Mayor Tom Henry and…


Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Whoo-ee! After a few months of hibernation, there’s so much bike activity happening in the coming days that you’ll be breathless just reading about it. May is National Bike Month, and Fort Wayne is jumping in with both feet. Hang on to your helmet; here’s the haps: National Bike Challenge There’s…

Fill ‘er to the rim—the Bent Rim!

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2013

Baby, it's cold outside. Old man winter seems to be lingering longer than usual, but in the absence of warm temps, there's still a way to tell that spring has arrived. Bent Rim Black Lager is back!  That's right, this special edition spring brew is back at select locations. Besides the fact that it only…

March 2013 Newsletter

Posted on Monday, March 25, 2013

This was originally sent to our email list on March 21st, 2013. If you would like to receive our newsletter in your email, please subscribe here. Dear Friends of the Trails, The snow is melting, the temperatures are (slowly!) rising, and we're starting to notice more bikes out and about everywhere we go. Spring is just…

Take to the trails!

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2013

It may not feel that way outside, but spring has arrived on the calendar. We’ve got more daylight hours to enjoy our community and especially our trails. Although some of have been using the trails year-round, for many people the shift to spring thinking means getting outside more and getting active. And what a great…