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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.

Bike Commuting: Winter Edition

Posted on Monday, February 27, 2012

Let me just say that this year has been a glorious one for those of us who commute by bike. We have been lucky to not have the sub zero temperatures that I usually expect from December-February. That being said, commuting by bike in the winter does come with some challenge that if you want to do it, you must take into consideration.…

Winter Wonderland on the Fort Wayne Trails

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2012

(Contributed by Amy Hartzog) Winter is a great season for trail exploration!  Don’t lock yourself indoors because of a little snow or frigid temps.  With the right clothing and a positive attitude, outdoor exercise can be invigorating and enjoyable!  One of my favorite parts of being active outdoors…

Upcoming Detour on the Rivergreenway

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2012

On February 20, 2012, the Rivergreenway behind the Water Filtration Plant along Spy Run Ave will be closed for construction until at least July 2013. A detour has been arranged using the trail/sidewalk along Spy Run Ave to Baltes Ave, following the alley to Wagner St, which will take you to Griswold Dr, where you can pick…

Participate in the Trails Fort Wayne survey

Posted on Monday, December 12, 2011

Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry invites local trail users and the general public to complete a survey about their experiences on Fort Wayne’s multi-use trails as the City of Fort Wayne kicks off the process of creating the Trails Fort Wayne Plan. The new plan will guide future trail development and maintenance. The trails…

Towpath Trail opens, connecting 50 miles of trail across Allen County

Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2011

Fort Wayne Trails, State of Indiana, City of Fort Wayne and Allen County Dedicate Towpath Trail What: Today Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. and its public and private partners will dedicate the initial four phases of the Wabash & Erie Canal Towpath Trail and a new two-acre trailhead featuring public art sculptures,…

Fort Wayne Trails, Local Governments honor Towpath Trail opening

Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2011

Trail Completion Marks Impressive Fifty Miles of Connectivity Fort Wayne, Ind. – Sept. 29, 2011  – Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. (FWT) today announced the grand opening of the Wabash & Erie Canal Towpath Trail (“Towpath Trail”), connecting fifty miles of trails throughout the Fort Wayne area.…

Fort Wayne Trails gears up for 5K and 10K Fall Races

Posted on Thursday, August 18, 2011

All welcome at September 18th Pufferbelly 5K Family Run/Walk and 1 Mile Kids’ Fun Run and October 9th Aboite Trails’ Great ANT Race Fort Wayne, Ind. – August 18, 2011  – Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. (FWT) today announced plans for two family-friendly races on trails that have attracted hundreds of…

Fort Wayne Trails 4th Annual “Get Caught On The Trails”

Posted on Thursday, June 02, 2011

Fort Wayne, Ind.— June 2, 2011 – Today Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. (FWT) announced that the fourth annual “Get Caught on the Trails” event will be held this Saturday, June 4th from 2-4pm. The event location is intentionally wide reaching – anywhere on the 61 miles of Fort Wayne Trails – and…