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Long walk with my dear friend and four time cancer survivor!

We love this trail. You can walk for miles and miles or just take short walks. We always do 6 to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Carmel, Indiana
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Great trail through Carmel

Really nice trail. 96th street trailhead was not far from drury hotel, did 5 miles out and back on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oswego, Illinois
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Carmel, IN
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We love this trail. You can walk for miles and miles or just take short walks. We always do 6 to 10 miles. People are friendly and it is beautiful in the Spring, Summer and Fall.

Thank frequenttraveler747
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice trail. 96th street trailhead was not far from drury hotel, did 5 miles out and back on trail for 10mile run. Good mix of woods, homes, and downtown Carmel to look at along the way. Plenty wide to support many users.

Thank DisneyDad21
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The monon trail goes from downtown Indy to Westfield. Much of the trail is shady since it is a repurposed old railroad track. It had frequent exits for shopping & dining & has many free parking lots along the way. The trail is clearly marked...More

Thank margiefougeron
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I run on the Monon twice a week it is beautiful awe inspiring quiet amazing and existential-it is excellent for running without interruption it is a beautiful way to exercise it’s amazing and I’m so glad it is here.. Ron put on a podcast and...More

Thank retinaindiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is nice to have this in your neighborhood or within walking distance, but this is definitely not a " destination". It is just asphalt laid down where train tracks use to run and gives locals the ability to run, bike, or skate on an...More

Thank GAR8601
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I love living close to the Monon Trail. So wonderful for walking, running, biking....lots of places to stop and have a cup of coffee, lunch, dinner, art attractions. Love Love!

Thank joburglaura
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The Monin is a beautiful rail trail but bike riders go way too fast and rarely let you know when they're coming from behind. Carmel has a speed limit on the trail but there's inadequate policing to slow bikers down. Would recommend this trail for...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This rails to trails is a highlight of the city. Walkers, runners, cyclists, roller bladers all share this trail that travels right through Carmel. It is a scenic trail. There are off shoots of this trail that invite the traveler to visit wetlands, parks, and...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I bike on the Monon Trail on a regular basis. The trail is maintained well and a great place for biking, walking, etc. It has been expanded to the North and you can ride for a long distance without riding in road traffic. There are...More

Thank James R J
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We walk this trail whenever we have time when we visit family that lives close. There are a lot of places accessible off of the trail with ice cream shops, a pond, a pool, a rec center and restaurants.

Thank Tom F
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