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Take an accessible hike on one of these trails in Indianapolis

These are three of our favorite local accessible trails that are wheelchair-friendly.

A lawn with a lake in the background

Who doesn’t love a peaceful lake view? | Photo via @kstrauss79

The outdoors are for everybody — and there are plenty of hikes in our area that are friendly to wheelchairs, strollers, and other mobility aids. Get some fresh air on three of our favorite accessible trails.

Harrison Trace Trail, Fort Harrison State Park
Get some peace and birdsong on this 2.4-mile paved trail. Considered one of the best hikes in Indiana for its views of lakes and path through shady forests, this trail is typically 5-8 ft wide and has plenty of benches and picnic tables for rest stops.

Hike Bike Trail, Morgan-Monroe State Forest, 6220 Forest Rd., Martinsville
Wind through the forest of this 25,000-acre park that is split between two Indiana counties. The 5.2-mile trail is paved and ADA-accessible.

Monon Rail Trail
This smooth, paved trail winds from downtown Indianapolis to Hamilton County. Take in sights both natural and urban along its 27.1-mile expanse with plenty of stops and trail connections.

What’s your go-to wheelchair-accessible trail? Let us know where we should explore next.

If you’re hunting for more hikes, we’ve got you. Check out our full guide to local hiking.

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