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Welcome to the Vandalia Trail !

Come explore this developing multi-use trail in the 34-mile-long Indianapolis-to-Greencastle corridor in Marion , Hendricks and Putnam Counties . Currently , 17 miles for hiking and biking , as well as several miles for horseback riding , provide something for everyone .

PLAINFIELD OVERVIEW Plainfield currently has 5 miles of paved Vandalia Rail-Trail connecting neighborhoods and park facilities across the northern section of the town .
GREENCASTLE – AMO OVERVIEW Between Zinc Mill Road in Greencastle and Pearl Street in Amo , there are 13.1 continuous miles of signed trail open for
Vandalia Trail & connector : 13-Miles of Bike / Pedestrian Trail along NRHT in Putnam & Hendricks Counties Managed by “ People Pathways ”, Hendricks County Parks , & Greencastle Parks www . nrht . org / vandalia www . nrht . org
10 th St .
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Mileage 1.4 People Pathways / Campus Link Trail 4.1 Greencastle gazebo - Fillmore 4.5 Fillmore - Coatesville 3.0 Coatesville - Amo
CR 300 E
CR 50 S
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P Fillmore CR 475 E
SR 240
CR 625 E
Putnam County
CR 750 E
CR 100 N
Coatesville
CR 875 E PT , H
Hendricks County CR 450 S
CR 675 W
P , H , R H CR 550 S
Crittenden Creek
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Amo
SR 75 US 40
Stilesville
Historic National Road
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Open for bicycle / pedestrian Paved Open for equestrian
Designated Car Parking Horse Trailer Parking Hitch Rail Food Store or Restaurant
November 2018
Special Notes : � No horses on bike trail , no bikes on horse trail , except where signed shared . � Bike trail surface is paved in Hendricks County & in Greencastle . � Bike trail surface is packed stone in the rest of Putnam County . � Horse trail open only Amo to Coatesville on natural surface separated from bike / ped trail . � Public Restrooms : Amo & Coatesville trailheads ( seasonal ), Coatesville library � Shelters & picnic tables : Fillmore & Greencastle trailheads . � No motorized vehicles allowed . hiking and bicycling . Between Coatesville and Amo , there are 3 miles of signed trail open for horseback riding .
In Putnam County , the bike / pedestrian trail is paved in Greencastle and is a smooth packed stone surface between Greencastle and Hendricks County . In Hendricks County , the 4.1 miles of bike / pedestrian trail operated by Hendricks County Parks & Recreation is paved .
The equestrian trail between Amo and Coatesville is packed stone and natural surface separated from the bike / pedestrian trail . Please wait 24 hours after a heavy rain before horseback riding to reduce damage to the trail surface .
No motorized vehicles are allowed on these trails .
Have questions or want to ride with others that share your passion ? Visit the events calendar at www . facebook . com / VandaliaTrail or www . nrht . org / Vandalia .
For additional contact information reach out to Greg Midgley at 317-503-1101 or email greg @ nrht . org .
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