Bluffton River Greenway

County: 
Wells
City: 
Bluffton

INFO
Type of Trail: 
River
Mileage: 
2.50
Total Length of all segments: 
2.5 miles
Surface: 
asphalt
Uses allowed: 
walking, biking, rollerblading.
Which uses NOT allowed: 
horses
Attractive Features: 
Wabash River corridor connects to Ouabache State Park (wildlife, outdoor recreation facilities) Some buildings date back to1930's. Boating access near White Bridge, covered bridge replica, ampitheatre.
South Endpoint (#2) – Specific: 
E.Wabash Street & Scott Street, Bluffton
West Endpoint (#2) – Specific: 
Van Buren St- SR201
Direction to #2 from #1: 
West
Near to US highways: 
US224 &I=69,exit 86-E.on US224,S. on I-1 to Bluffton,or from I-69 exit 86,E. on US224 to SR116 Southeast to Bluffton
Lat. of Major TrailHead: 
Latitude:N 40° 44' 28.2366"
Long. Of Major TrailHead: 
Longitude:W 85° 29' 17.143"
Agency, Group Owned: 
City of Bluffton
Manager: 
Parks Dept.
Address: 
128 E. Market street – Bluffton, IN 46714
Telephone: 
280-824-6069
E-mail: 
parks@ci.bluffton.in.us

Oubache State Park Trails

County: 
Wells
City: 
Bluffton

Descriptions: 

 

DESCRIPTION OF HIKING TRAILS

Note: For trail locations, view the property map under the MAPS tab.

1. EASY (1 mile)—Circles wildlife exhibit, starting at exhibit parking lot.

2. EASY (1.5 miles)—Begins at north end of campground. Winds north through pine plantation, then south along swimming pool complex and back east to campground.

3. EASY (1.5 miles)—Begins at north end of campground, travels east through magnificent stand of oak and hickory, passes a woodland marsh, and winds back to the point of origin.

4. MODERATE (3 miles)—Begins at wildlife exhibit, branches north through heavy pine plantations, then west through more pines, hawthorn, etc., and back east along the southern edge of Kunkel Lake to the point of origin.

5. MODERATE (6 miles)—The “Ouabache Trail” begins at the wildlife exhibit and circles the entire property, using portions of all trails. Trail 5 may be started and finished at any trail entrance. The trail will take you through virtually all types of trees and terrain available in the area. Several interesting footbridges dot the trail.

PLEASE STAY ON MARKED TRAILS.

For more Info, Maps, and Photographs

INFO
Type of Trail: 
Park