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Garfield Park / Fountain Square Bike Train

Indianapolis, Indiana , United States
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3.7 mi

3.7

mi

115

ft elev +


Story

Uses only greenway trails, protected bicycle lanes, and features Indianapolis Cultural Trail. No riding on road with cars
Meeting locations: Garfield Park, 2345 Pagoda Dr., in parking lot by tennis courts; Fountain Square plaza by the outdoor stage and fountain. (1.6 mile ride)
Departure time: Garfield Park  7:00 am;  Fountain Square  7:20 am, Arrive about 7:35am.
Monthly ride: 3rd Fridays (April-October) We can increase frequency (more often) or extend into winter depending on interest.

Additional info: https://www.indybikehub.org/about/bike-in-breakfast-bike-trains-pg109.htm

From "2345 Pagoda Dr, Indianapolis, IN 46225" bicycle through Garfield Park past the sunken gardens and along path by Conservatory Drive; cross road to continue on Pleasant Run Trail under Raymond, past The Curve amphitheater / Ka-bike-oscopes / Barth Street bridge to turn left onto protected bicycle lane along Shelby St. Follow this until Fountain Square plaza (Shelby, Morris/Prospect, Virginia). We can meet additional riders at Fountain Square plaza (by the outdoor stage and fountain); expected time about 7:20 am. We start on the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, along Virginia Ave, across the interstate into Fletcher Place, and finally turn left to cross East St, follow trail, then right to cross South Street, then left to rejoin Virginia under train tracks and garage, left to cross Delaware, right to cross Maryland and stay on trail until Virginia ends at Pennsylvania. We cross Washington St, then turn right on Washington still on the Cultural Trail until Alabama where we follow the trail left. Finally go past the Cummins green space to Market/Alabama, where we cross to destination.

Additional info: https://www.indybikehub.org/about/bike-in-breakfast-bike-trains-pg109.htm
Indy Bike Trains are held on Bike-in Breakfasts dates, 3rd Friday of the Month from April through October (and other dates as indicated by the Bike Train Conductor)  

All routes end at the Indy Bike Hub / YMCA at the City Market in downtown Indy (corner of Market and Alabama) with breakfast from 7:00-8:00 am, unless otherwise indicated by the Bike Train Conductor.

NOTE: You will be asked to sign a Central Indiana Bicycling Association (CIBA) Liability Waiver at the start location. 

Additional info: www.indybikehub.org