Biking in Greenfield Indiana
Are you looking for a fun way to get out and enjoy the rest of the beautiful summer weather in beautiful Greenfield, Indiana? Why not try biking with your family? Our city has some great biking and walking trail options for any skill level of biker. Get your heart rate up and appreciate our local nature with a bike ride today.
One of the most popular trails in Greenfield is Pennsy Trail. Measuring a little under six miles, this asphalt paved linear trail runs parallel to US 40 just south of downtown Greenfield. It is open to the public year round from dawn to dusk, but minors should have adult supervision. Be sure to look for the historical markers along the trail to enjoy an educational experience along with your exercise.
Henry B. Wilson Park
Another spot with specified mountain bike trails is Henry B. Wilson Park. Accessed via the southwest area of Brandywine Village Neighborhood behind Kohl’s, this park is available for biking from dawn to dusk. Enjoy 14 wooded acres with just under a mile of trails throughout for biking, hiking and running. Keep an eye on this park, because the City of Greenfield is planning to expand these trails as well as add specific mountain bike features.
Known as the feature park of Greenfield, Riley Park offers a huge variety of amenities and open play areas, located near the intersection of State and Main street. Bike through the 40 acres at Riley and you can stop to play on the playground, have a picnic or join a pick-up game of basketball or baseball. You can even cool off with a splash in Riley Splash Pad or Brandywine Creek!
Another beautiful spot for biking with extra amenities is Beckenholdt Park. Located on Franklin Street near County Road 300 North, this location is also open from dawn to dusk. You can bike on their paved loop trail that measures just under one mile, as well as enjoy a picnic or go fishing in their 1.5 acre pond. Bring your four-legged friends along for a romp through Rover’s Run Bark Park, Greenfield’s first dog park!
Thornwood Nature Preserve
Enjoy 40 acres of outdoor nature at Thornwood Nature Preserve, home to two creeks and various wetland areas. Check out their five different hiking trails, each measuring under a half mile, which range in difficulty from moderate to rugged. Open dawn to dusk, you can enter this preserve at 1597 S Morristown Pike.
Family Bike Chain
If you are looking to shop local for a new bicycle or biking accessories, look no further than Family Bike Chain! Located in downtown Greenfield at 109 E. Main Street, their staff of cycling enthusiasts always strive to find you the bike that exceeds your cycling needs—at a price you can afford. With a stock ranging from entry level road bikes, kids bikes, BMX bikes and more, you’ll find something for the whole family.
You can learn more about biking and hiking options in Greenfield’s wide variety of parks and the individual amenities that each location offers through the Greenfield Parks and Recreation Department.