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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 Hiring: Creative Engagement Manager

Posted on Thursday, June 14, 2018

Job Posting: Fort Wayne Trails is seeking a Creative Engagement Manager who will be responsible for relaying our mission to the public and donors as well as government and business entities through storytelling, community engagement, event planning, programs and other media. This is a full-time, exempt position. Essential…

100 Mile Campaign closes in on Goal

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018

As of this morning, we’re over $95,000 on our quest to $100,000 for trail development activities.  Fort Wayne Trails has received a major gift for our 100 Mile Campaign, with the help of challenge matching funds of $5000 from Ms. Jeanette Venderly and Mr. Paul Stephens. More information about how to make a donation,…

Input Fort Wayne Feature about Trails!

Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Excellent Article in today's Input Fort Wayne about our growing trail system! http://www.inputfortwayne.com/features/Fort-Wayne-trails.aspx  

New Survey about the Trail System

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2018

For Immediate Release: Contact Kent Castleman, Fort Wayne Trails   New Survey Seeks Community Input about Fort Wayne-Allen County Trail System What: Fort Wayne Trails, Inc. Community Input Survey Where: http://bit.ly/2DogYQf When: March 13 to April 8, 2018 Fort Wayne, March 13, 2018:   Fort Wayne Trails,…

2017 Success Stories

Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017

This year we’ve celebrated the completion of the 100th paved mile of trail in our community, and we can’t thank everyone enough for helping our community hit this milestone!  Over the last month, we have had the opportunity to explore the history of our organization, including our three predecessor organizations.…

February 2017 Newsletter

Posted on Monday, January 30, 2017

Want to be on our Trail Map? People love our annual trail map! Our trail map sponsors are essential to our mission of improving connectivity and community engagement. In recent years we've printed 25,000 of these annually. Well, this is no longer enough (we ran out 4 months early this past season!).  In 2017 Fort…

December 2016 Newsletter

Posted on Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Covington Ribbon Cutting Fort Wayne Trails held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the Covington Road trail on November 17th, 2016. The Covington Trail connects to the already extensive network of trails throughout the Fort Wayne area. Trail users can now travel via trail from West Hamilton Road to Headwaters…

Paving the Way for Trail Development

Posted on Sunday, August 14, 2016

“The true meaning of life is to plant trees under whose shade you do not expect to sit.” Nelson Henderson Much of what we do at Fort Wayne Trails is going to be used for generations to come. A true and lasting legacy for our community! Read more about our annual Paving the Way campaign.   

Pokemon Go Trail Rules

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Pokemon wranglers, please note: Do not enter private property or cross through the yards of homes along the trail. Stay on the trails. Yield to slower trail users. If you have stopped, please move just off of the trail. Listen for others who may be using the trails. Look up from your phone frequently. Keep to the right,…

Run, Walk, or Stroll for the Trails, August 13th!

Posted on Monday, July 11, 2016

Runners, walkers, and baby strollers, grown-ups, grandparents and kids, are all welcome at Fort Wayne Trails’ 7th annual Pufferbelly 5K Run/Walk on August 13th. The event takes place at Parkview YMCA, located at 10001 Dawson's Creek Blvd, near Salomon Farm Park and includes a 5k race and 1-mile kids' fun run,…