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Weekly Vandalia Trail Bike Rides (Amo & Plainfield)

April 16 - September, Tuesday evenings, 6:30 PM

Amo: 1st, 3rd, & 5th Tuesdays each month (trailhead at 5042 South St.)
Plainfield: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each month (south end of parking lot at Richard A. Carlucci Recreation & Aquatic Center)

From Amo, we'll enjoy the countryside & small towns riding the paved Vandalia Trail to Coatesville (8 miles round trip) and the packed stone Vandalia Trail to Fillmore (18 miles round trip), & possibly Greencastle (23 miles round trip), depending on the group.

In Plainfield, we'll ride the paved Vandalia Trail and other connecting trails on a nice trail loop around town. Round trip on the Vandalia plus the town loop is about 15 miles.

Contact Greg Midgley (

7th Annual Cruis'in in Coatesville Car Show & Street Fair

Saturday, July 20, 10 AM - 2 PM

The Cruis'in in Coatesville Car Show & Street Fair in support of town revitalization will be held just north of the Vandalia Trail. Preceded by the Volunteer Fire Dept breakfast at the firehouse (7-10AM), this event includes a host of cool cars (10AM-2PM), & a lot of other fun.

Hendricks County Summer Fun Run Series Visits Vandalia Trail (Amo)

Wednesday, August 7, 4:00-7:00 PM check-in time

The Parks Foundation of Hendricks County Summer Fun Run Series will take place each Wednesday evening, May 29 - August 21, with the August 7 event taking place on the Hendricks County Parks & Recreation Vandalia Trail in Amo. Note that the May 29 event includes a festival & pasta dinner for the first 500 attendees. On-line registration beforehand is required for participation in any of the runs.

Amo Fall Festival

Friday-Saturday, September 13-14, Pearl Street & Railroad Street area

The Amo Fall Festival will include a car show, quilt show, games, food vendors, & more. Enjoy the Vandalia Trail while you're there!

60th Annual Fillmore Volunteer Fire Dept Chicken BBQ

Friday-Saturday, September 20-21
This tasty event takes place in the fire station next to the trail in the center of town.

NRHT, Inc. Bike Ride (Putnam County)

Saturday, September 21, 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM, People Pathways Vandalia Trail gazebo

Last in the series of 6 National Road Heritage Trail, Inc. monthly bike rides in 2019, exploring the various open sections of the cross-state NRHT initiative & each section's local culture. This September ride will span much of Putnam County featuring People Pathways' scenic, packed stone Vandalia Trail and Putnam Nature Trail, plus a combination of paved trail and streets to cross Greencastle in between. A stop for lunch at the Fillmore VFD Chicken BBQ will be a tasty feature of the ride. Meet at the People Pathways Vandalia Trail gazebo across SR 240 from Walmart. Click here for more details.