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Upcoming Events


Weekly Vandalia Trail Bike Rides (Amo & Plainfield)

May - 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. Please visit the Amo Facebook event for any updates (currently 2020 link).

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. Please visit the Plainfield Facebook event for any updates (currently 2020 link).


Bike with a Biologist (Amo)

June 4, Friday, 6:00-8:00 PM, Amo trailhead

With the hosts Hendricks County Parks & Recreation and DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife, grab your bike to enjoy an opportunity to learn about and identify invasive species along the paved trail. In addition, participants will view various wildlife habitats and their wildlife occupants while learning how to identify native plants. For more details, view the Explorer magazine, Page 8. Advance registration required by e-mailing


NRHT, Inc. Bike Ride (Hendricks County)

June 26, Saturday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Come join the annual NRHT, Inc. bike ride on the Hendricks County Vandalia Trails, We meet at the south end of the parking lot at Plainfield's Aquatic Center, then ride 40 miles spanning almost the full width of Hendricks County featuring the paved Vandalia Trails of Hendricks County Parks and Recreation & of the Town of Plainfield, plus county roads in between.


Summer Fun Run (Amo)

July 14, Wednesday, 4:00-7:00 PM Amo trailhead

Hosted by the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County, come join this installment of the Summer Fun Run Series. offering short and long courses to run or walk on the flat paved surface. Enjoy an untimed stroll or run with family and friends at your convenience anytime during this period. For more details, view the Explorer magazine, Page 8.


NRHT, Inc. Bike Rides (Putnam County)

September 18, Saturday, 9:30 AM

Come join the annual NRHT, Inc. bike ride on People Pathways trails, including the Vandalia Trail. We meet at the People Pathways gazebo across from the Walmart Supercenter in Greencastle, then ride 30 miles round trip, covering much of the width of the county, mostly on bike trails.


Airport Loop Bike Ride (Indy)

October 2, Saturday

Hosted by the White Lick Creek & Vandalia Trail Alliance, the Indianapolis International Airport, and National Road Heritage Trail, Inc., come join the fun biking 5, 10, or 20 miles around the perimeter roads of the Indianapolis International Airport in support of future development of these 2 trails on the west side of Indy, connecting to Plainfield's Vandalia Trail. More details to come.