Type: Rail Trail
Length: 7.60 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No
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Location: Indianapolis, IN
Latitude: 39.88053 Longitude: -86.14039
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The Monon Trail is a linear rail-trail that spans Marion County to Hamilton County. The trail "begins" at 10th Street in Indianapolis extending North through Marion County into Hamilton County. The trail passes by commercial and industrial areas then crosses the Fall Creek Trail just before the Indiana State Fairgrounds. Once you pass the fairgrounds you'll see the Indiana School for the Deaf to the North and East of the trail.
This is the beginnings of the area that is taking on the name of "SoBro". Broad Ripple Proper picks up around 54th-57th Streets, and Broad Ripple Village between Kessler Blvd and the mighty White River. North of the river you pass Marott Park and Nature Preserve until you cross 75th Street where you'll see the Indiana Blind School to the West. This begins a slight increase in grade of the trail and the approach to the Nora area.
Width: 96 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: Crushed Rock
Average Grade: 2%
Elevation Low Point: 724
Elevation High Point: 804
Year Designated: 2002
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsWebsite: Indianapolis - Trail information
Website: Trail Information
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
Indianapolis Parks, Greenways
900 E 64th St.
Indianapolis , IN 46220
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