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Gems in Central Indiana and Indianapolis - 6

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gem Favorite Honeycomb Rock

Devil's Backbone

(1) Crawfor…, IN
gem Favorite Ladders (2 of 3)

The Ladders in Bear Hollow

(2) Rockport, IN
gem Favorite Trail 3

Rocky Hollow

(1) Rockport, IN
gem Favorite A view from inside the largest rock shelter.

Natural Rock Shelter

(8) Martins…, IN
gem Favorite Trail 3

The Punch Bowl

(2) Rockport, IN
gem Favorite Turkey Run State Park

Falls Canyon

(3) Rockport, IN

Recommended Routes in Central Indiana and Indianapolis - 11

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Favorite Multiple types of wildflowers can be seen on the forest floor during spring and summer.
Difficult

Scarce O' Fat Loop

5.7 mi 9.2 km 563' Up 171.58 m Up 563' Down 171.62 m Down

Nashville, IN
Favorite Ladders (2 of 3)
Difficult

5-Mile Challenge

5.9 mi 9.5 km 629' Up 191.86 m Up 628' Down 191.4 m Down

Rockport, IN
Favorite Heading down the trail on a clear winter day
Intermediate

Downey Hill Full Loop

5.0 mi 8.0 km 553' Up 168.46 m Up 557' Down 169.8 m Down

Nashville, IN
Favorite Enjoy beautiful views looking north up Big Walnut Creek.
Intermediate

Tall Timbers Nature Trail

1.9 mi 3.1 km 124' Up 37.66 m Up 124' Down 37.68 m Down

Greenca…, IN
Favorite Campsite on Pate Hollow.
Intermediate

Pate Trail Loop

5.6 mi 9.1 km 835' Up 254.38 m Up 820' Down 250.02 m Down

Bloomin…, IN
Favorite Steam and small waterfall crossing at the head of a ravine.
Intermediate/Difficult

Schooner Trace-Walnut Loop

6.3 mi 10.2 km 759' Up 231.42 m Up 761' Down 231.96 m Down

Nashville, IN
Favorite Pond near campsite
Intermediate

Sycamore Trail Loop

6.5 mi 10.5 km 438' Up 133.46 m Up 439' Down 133.71 m Down

Nashville, IN
Favorite Optional more technical route to the left.
Intermediate

Town Run Park

6.8 mi 10.9 km 113' Up 34.32 m Up 107' Down 32.7 m Down

Fishers, IN
Favorite Levee crossing
Intermediate

Eagle Creek Crest South Short Loop

3.7 mi 6.0 km 271' Up 82.49 m Up 270' Down 82.4 m Down

Clermont, IN
Favorite The connection of trail 1 & 2 along the creek
Intermediate

Trail 1

2.1 mi 3.4 km 87' Up 26.66 m Up 88' Down 26.93 m Down

Zionsville, IN
Favorite Early springtime on Jackson Creek Trail in Yellowwood State Forest
Intermediate

Jackson Creek Trail

1.6 mi 2.6 km 201' Up 61.12 m Up 200' Down 61.04 m Down

Nashville, IN

Central Indiana and Indianapolis Running

  • 580 Miles 934 Kilometers of Trail
  • 11 Recommended Routes
  • 6 Gems Gems
  • 98 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 135 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 21 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Central Indiana and Indianapolis - 243

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10.6 mi 17.0 km #1Low Gap Backcountry Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Martinsville, IN
Intermediate/Difficult
Martinsville, IN 23 
1.5 mi 2.3 km #2Rim Trail
Intermediate
Greencastle, IN
Intermediate
Greencastle, IN
5.7 mi 9.2 km #3Perimeter Loop
Intermediate
Terre Haute, IN
Intermediate
Terre Haute, IN
1.3 mi 2.2 km #4Pine Hills Nature Preserve Trail
Difficult
Rockport, IN
Difficult
Rockport, IN
3.2 mi 5.2 km #5B Line Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Bloomington, IN
Easy/Intermediate
Bloomington, IN
1.8 mi 2.9 km #6Trail #2
Difficult
Rockport, IN
Difficult
Rockport, IN
3.9 mi 6.3 km #7Trail 1
Intermediate
Jasonville, IN
Intermediate
Jasonville, IN
0.6 mi 1.0 km #8Trail 3 (Falls Trail)
Intermediate/Difficult
Spencer, IN
Intermediate/Difficult
Spencer, IN
2.5 mi 4.1 km #9Hesitation Point Trail
Intermediate
Nashville, IN
Intermediate
Nashville, IN
1.4 mi 2.2 km #10Yellowwood Trail
Intermediate
Nashville, IN
Intermediate
Nashville, IN

Photos of Central Indiana and Indianapolis - 188

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A view from inside the largest rock shelter.
Dec 18, 2016 near Martins…, IN
Looking down the trail at Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve
Mar 9, 2020 near Fishers, IN
Covered Bridge
Oct 16, 2020 near Rockport, IN
Ladders (2 of 3)
Oct 16, 2020 near Rockport, IN
Get ready to run under this sweet rock overhang along the Rock Shelter Trail.
Jan 30, 2017 near Martins…, IN
Turkey Run State Park
Apr 7, 2020 near Rockport, IN
Turkey Run State Park
Apr 7, 2020 near Rockport, IN
This is a view from the Rim Trail out over the quarry.
Feb 19, 2016 near Greenca…, IN