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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.

Conquer the Trails in 2014!

Posted on Wednesday, July 16, 2014

This year, we want to encourage all of our supporters, donors, and runners to challenge themselves to participate in both of our annual fundraising races. We want you to push yourself to run in your first ever 5k at the Pufferbelly, and keep training to do even better at the Trail Blazer. We want you to experience the beauty…

Bike to Work Day, Kickstart and More! A busy, fun filled weekend!

Posted on Friday, May 16, 2014

This weekend isn't just a bike ride and revealing of some public art: It's so much more than that! As we started looking at what we could feature on our social media channels, we realized that there are so many events happening that we didn't know where to start! Plus, there are some great events this evening…

Trail Detours and Closures

Posted on Friday, April 04, 2014

It's spring, and that means 3 things: warmer weather, heavy rains, and the start of construction season! Although, really, does construction season ever really end? It seems like it doesn't, but it's an inconvenience with a great payoff in the end! With so much going on this year, we wanted to share an update…

Building Momentum: Camille Garrison

Posted on Friday, March 14, 2014

Building trails takes a great deal of effort from hundreds of City employees, elected officials, contractors, construction workers, and, of the voices of passionate, community volunteers. Many of our region’s trail connections wouldn’t be here without volunteers to fundraise, advocate for, and use the trails…

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…