History was made in February of 2015 when Huntington Redevelopment Commission in partnership with the Huntington City Council unanimously passed a public bond issue which will enable the completion of six-plus miles of trails throughout the city of Huntington. It is hopeful that the trails scheduled for construction will be completed sometime in 2016.
Sections already completed include The Lime City Trail, The Little River Trail Section
3, The Erie Rail Trail Pedestrian Bridge, The Evergreen Trail and The Little River Trail Section 4 (anticipated completion Fall 2015. The Erie Rail Road Bridge has been refurbished for foot traffic and HARTA has secured a Lilly Foundation Grant to build a community pavilion beside the bridge.
Jon and Shelly Schenkel have graciously donated The Wabash Railroad Depot cargo depot to the City of Huntington. It is being refurbished as the main hub for the Huntington trail system and will boast both internal and external gathering areas for trail users
Downloadable trail map, printed version is available at the Huntington County Visitor Center. Be sure to check our our kiosk at Schenkel Station, located at 11 W State St. It has a large trail map along with a bike repair station.
Interested in exploring Huntington County via bike. Then be sure to check our our county routes.