Wayne County, Indiana is an excellent place for recreational cycling. Situated on the boundary of changing terrain, it provides ready access to many scenic, low traffic country roads. To the south there are rolling, wooded hills and to the north lie classic plains. Many of our small communities have quaint general stores and cafes waiting to be discovered. You can even ride to the highest point in Indiana - without slipping into a "granny gear"!
Richmond is the southern trail head of the Cardinal Greenway Rail Trail which stretches northwest through Wayne County, with trailheads near Webster, Williamsburg, and Economy and then on Muncie and Marion.
Bicycle rentals are available at Cycling and Fitness Warehouse, 213 North 3rd St, Richmond, near the 3rd Street Cardinal Greenway Trailhead. Call for details: 765.935.5047
Those who are on Facebook can join the Richmond Cycling group for information about local group rides and discussion between area cyclists.
A core group of dedicated bikers have worked hard to create a mountain biking trail at Hayes Arboretum. The Trail is accessible from the entrance at the corner of Woodside Drive and Hayes Arboretum Road in Richmond. Facebook members can follow the Richmond Adventure Mountain Bikers for more information. [Map]
BMX track located in Freeman Park, on Indiana 227 near the intersection of New Paris Pike (Ohio 121).; Meets are held here regularly in the summer. Use of the track is restricted due to insurance regulations. Contact the Parks and Recreation Department for more information. 765.983.7275
Terri Quinter, Rose View Operations Manager, demonstrates the ease of use of the new bike racks newly installed on each of the City of Richmond buses, in this video.
GMaps Pedometer - Map Your Route Mileage
Bicycle - "a marvel of ingenuity" - historical article with suggested reading list from the Indiana Historical Bureau.
|Location:||East Central Indiana, USA|
Highest Point in Indiana
|Mail:||50 North Fifth St.
Richmond, IN 47374
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