Central Canal Towpath

Trail following the historic Central Canal in Indianapolis

Following the historic Central Canal, this 7.7 mile crushed limestone trail is popular for walking, biking, and cross-country skiing. It connects with the popular Monon Trail in Broad Ripple Village and the White River Greenway in Riverside Park, going through historic neighborhoods and destinations like Newfields and its Virginia B. Fairbanks Art & Nature Park,  and Butler University. While traveling along the tree-lined path you’ll likely encounter a variety of wildlife, from ducks and turtles to blue heron and geese.

Trail Location

Full Park Details

All IndyParks trails and greenways are open 24 hours daily

Park Activities

Linear Park & Trail

Greenway trail where the park is the trail.


This park has accessibility features.

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