Trails in Indiana

Clarksville Heritage Trail - Ohio River Greenway

County: 
Clark
City: 
Clarksville

 

 

Descriptions: 
May 20, 2014, the Indiana Department of Transportation completed its final inspections and turned over the control of the Big Four Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge to the City of Jeffersonville, Indiana.

May 21, 2014, it opened. Read More...

 

 
 
 
CLARKSVILLE HERITAGE TRAIL, CLARKSVILLE LEVEE TRAIL, LEWIS AND CLARK TRAIL
 
If it were possible to make visible all the footprints of the past with their histories, their names, their

journeys, this area of Southern Indiana would be prints crisscrossing prints many times over and fill volumes of information, due to its strategic location. The communities of Clarksville , New Albany , Jeffersonville , and Louisville to the south are located at the widest part of the Ohio River channel along its 981-mile length. This location is also the only natural barrier to navigation where rapids and exposed, fossil-filled Devonian limestone caused the pioneers to have to go around them, thus giving rise to the cities that grew up there.

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INFO
Type of Trail: 
Rail-trail
Mileage: 
5.00
Total Length of all segments: 
5
Surface: 
asphalt
Uses allowed: 
hiking, biking (part way).
Attractive Features: 
OHIO RIVER activities, George Roger's Clark homesite, State Park &fossil beds, swimming, boating, fishing.
Impediments: 
grass surface for 2 miles, some steep access points, portions on sidewalks without curb access.
North Endpoint (#1) - Specific : 
Clark Blvd
South Endpoint (#2) – Specific: 
East Montgomery Ave.
Direction to #2 from #1: 
South
Connection to bus, rail: 
yes, all.
Near to US highways: 
I-65 at exit 1(10th),South on US31 to Montgomery &9th streets,West to Colgate Park
Lat. of Major TrailHead: 
Latitude:N 38° 16' 12.5212"
Long. Of Major TrailHead: 
Longitude:W 85° 45' 17.4854"
Agency, Group Owned: 
Clarksville Parks & Rec, State of IN, US Army Corps of Engineers
Manager: 
Clarksville Parks & Rec.
Address: 
2000 Broadway Street – Clarksville, IN 47129
Mailing Address: 
same as the manager address
Telephone: 
812-283-5313
E-mail: 
info@clarksvilleparks.com