Our mission and vision is to connect people and places, to promote active lifestyles and to see a more vibrant Evansville! We purpose to collaborate with others in our community to provide activities featuring different areas of the Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage, and urban and park trails throughout Evansville. We make this happen through our partnerships with corporate, nonprofit and individual community Trailblazers. You can become a Trailblazer too! CLICK HERE to signup.
2019 Trailblazer Participation Days
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - National Bike to School Day
Monday through Friday, May 13 - 17, 2019 - National Bike to Work Week
Saturday, June 1, 2019 - National Trails Day
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - National Walk to School Day
2019 Winter Activities
Department of Parks and Recreation and the Evansville Trails Coalition Presents:
Evansville City ParkS Winter Hike Series
Get out and be a part of #ActiveEvansville! Join us for a series of winter hikes throughout city parks. To accommodate different skill levels, there will be shorter and longer routes available. Markers will provide distance information along trails. Hikes will begin Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m.
1. Howell Wetlands: 1 mile & 4 mile Hike (I)
WHEN: Sunday, February 10, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION: 1400 S Tekoppel Ave., Evansville, IN 47712
WHERE TO MEET: Howell Wetlands Parking Lot
DOWNLOAD MAP: Howell Wetlands Hike Information & Map
2. Wesselman Park:1 mile & 3 mile Hike (B),(I)
WHEN: Saturday, February 16, 2019, 10:00 a.m.
LOCATION: 551 N. Boeke Rd., Evansville, IN 47711
WHERE TO MEET: Wesselman Parking Lot
DOWNLOAD MAP: Wesselman Park Hike Information & Map
3. Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage: 2.5 mile & 6 mile Hike (I)
WHEN: Sunday, February 17, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Riverside Drive, Riverfront, Evansville, IN 47711
WHERE TO MEET: Mickey’s Kingdom/Train Parking Lot
DOWNLOAD MAP: Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage Hike Information & Map
4. Garvin Park: 1 mile, 3 mile & 4 mile Hike (B)
WHEN: Saturday, February 23, 2019, 10:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Heidlebach and Morgan Ave., Evansville, IN 47711
WHERE TO MEET: Garvin Park Parking Lot
DOWNLOAD MAP: Garvin Park Hike Information & Map
5. Deaconess Sports Park: 1 mile & 3 mile Hike (B)
WHEN: Sunday, February 24, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Entrance is on Heckel Rd, 6800 N Green River Rd, Evansville, IN 47725
WHERE TO MEET: Parking Lot near Upgrade Bike Share/Zagster Bike Station
DOWNLOAD MAP: Deaconess Sports Park Hike Information & Map
6. State Hospital Grounds: 1 mile & 4 mile Hike (B)
WHEN: Saturday, March 2, 2019, 10:00 a.m.
LOCATION: 3400 Lincoln Ave, Evansville, IN 47714
WHERE TO MEET: State Hospital Parking Lot
DOWNLOAD MAP: State Hospital Hike Information & Map
7. Igleheart Park: 1 Mile & 3 mile Hike (I),(A)
WHEN: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 2:00 p.m.
LOCATION: West Campground Rd., Evansville, IN 47710
WHERE TO MEET: Lloyd Pool Parking Lot, off First Avenue
DOWNLOAD MAP: Igleheart Hike Information & Map
(B)=BEGINNER: Paved, Wheelchair and/or Stroller Accessible
(I)=INTERMEDIATE: Not paved, or partially paved. May not be accessible
(A)=ADVANCED: Possible steep inclines and dirt trails
*All mileage is approximate
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