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Sugar Creek Trail

 SugarCreekTrail
 
The Sugar Creek Trail links Crawfordsville High School the Big Four Rail corridor. It proceeds west to the R.R. Donnelley Trailhead Park and on to Sugar Creek. Our trail will preserve part of the railroad dating to 1853. Rails-to-Trails programs have been popular around the country, as they serve many recreational uses while preserving the railroads for future transportation.

SUGAR CREEK TRAIL MILEAGE

High School (rear) to St. Rd. 32 wooden bridge 0.50 miles
Wooden bridge to Donnelley entrance 0.50 miles
Donnelley scenic connecting trail to trailhead 0.75 miles
Donnelley trailhead to rail trail via Big Four, Schenck Rd. 0.50 miles
Schenck Rd. to Country Club Rd. 1.1 miles
Country Club Rd. to Sugar Creek 1.1 miles
Sugar Creek Bridge to Trail End 0.60 miles
TOTAL: 5.05 miles

BROCHURE & MAP

Download our 2016 brochure and map.

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TRAIL HEAD PARKS & PARKING AREAS

  • Crawfordsville High School
    Parking & Trail Access at the rear of the school

  • Christ Lutheran Church
    Parking is permitted as well as use of their restrooms and drinking fountains

  • RR Donnelley Trail Head Park - 1120 Big Four Arch Rd.
    Parking & Picnic Shelter
  • Rock River Landing Trail Head Park - 2722 Rock River Ridge Rd.
    Parking
    Port-a-john
    Trail Access

SHELTERED REST AREAS

St. Clare Medical Center donated three sheltered benches which are located:

  • Between boardwalk on SR32W & RR Donnelley Trailhead
  • Between Schenck and Country Club Roads, water is available here too
  • Between Country Club Rd. & Sportsman's Club

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EMERGENCIES AND VIOLATIONS

Call 911 in case of an emergency
Call City Police to report violations - 362-3762
Non-moving violations - $100.00 fine
Moving violations - $200.00 fine

RULES

Trail Open Daylight Hours Only

Motorized Vehicles Prohibited

Place Litter in Receptacles

Keep Pets Leashed, Under control & clean up after them

Stay to the Right for Walking and Jogging

Pass to the Left Giving audible signal

Be aware of others

Stop, Look & Listen at the Intersections

Stay on the Trail; Respect Property Owners

Firearms & Weapons Prohibited

Defacing Trail Signs and Facilities Prohibited

Helmets recommended for Bicyclist & Skaters

LINKS

www.trailsandgreenways.org
www.railtrails.org
www.americanhiking.org
www.indygreenways.org

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