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Upcoming Events


Decorated Bike Parade (Amo)

June 8, Thursday, 4:00 PM departure, Amo trailhead. Arrive earlier to decorate.

Hendricks County Parks will host a bike parade, encouraging participants to decorate their bike, scooter, stroller, or wheelchair. Join a naturalist and community partners for an easy 3-mile round trip bike ride.

72nd Annual Amo Fish Fry

June 8-10, Thursday-Saturday

The 72nd annual Amo Fish Fry in support of the Amo Volunteer Fire Department will be held just a short distance north of the Vandalia Trail. Combine a visit to these festivities with a trip on the Amo-Greencastle Vandalia Trail. Also, stop by the Vandalia Trail booth in the vendor tent Friday evening or Saturday to catch up on trail plans.

Summer Fun Run (Amo)

June 28, Wednesday, 4:30-6:30 PM, Amo Trailhead

Hosted by the Parks Foundation of Hendricks County, come join this installment of the Summer Fun Run Series. Sign up for the 14-week series at the link above to enjoy and support parks around the county.

11th Annual Coatesville Car Show

July 15, Saturday, 10 AM - 2 PM

The 11th annual Coatesville Car Show will be held just north of the Vandalia Trail. Combine a visit to these festivities with a trip on the Amo-Greencastle Vandalia Trail.

Weekly Vandalia Trail Bike Rides (Amo & Plainfield)

May - September, Tuesday evenings, 6:30 PM

Amo: 1st, 3rd, & 5th Tuesdays each month [not July 4] (trailhead at 5042 Railroad St.)
Plainfield: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays each month (south end of parking lot at Richard A. Carlucci Recreation & Aquatic Center)

From Amo, we'll enjoy the countryside & small towns riding the paved Vandalia Trail to Coatesville (8 miles round trip, 16 miles two round trips) and occasionally part of the packed stone Vandalia Trail in Putnam County, depending on the group. For a preview, see last year's Amo Facebook event.

In Plainfield, we'll ride the paved Vandalia Trail and other connecting trails on a nice trail loop around town. Round trip on the Vandalia plus the town loop is about 15 miles. For a preview, see last year's Plainfield Facebook event.

NRHT, Inc. Bike Rides (Putnam County)

September 16, Saturday, 9:30 AM

Come join the annual NRHT, Inc. bike ride on Putnam Parks & Pathways' People Pathways trails system, including the Vandalia Trail. Meet at the People Pathways gazebo across from the Walmart Supercenter in Greencastle, then ride 30 miles round trip, covering much of the width of the county, mostly on bike trails. We'll enjoy a local lunch at the Annual Fillmore Volunteer Fire Department Chicken BBQ near the end of the ride or at one of the many nice eateries in Greencastle after the ride.

Annual Amo Car Show

September 16 (tentative), Saturday, noon - 5:00 PM

Airport Loop & Recreational Bike Rides (Indy)

September 23, Saturday, 8:30 AM

Hosted for this 5th year by the White Lick Creek and Vandalia Trail Alliance, the Indianapolis International Airport, and National Road Heritage Trail, Inc., come join the fun biking 4, 10, or 20 miles on the perimeter roads of the Indianapolis International Airport in support of future development of these 2 trails on the west side of Indy, connecting to Plainfield's Vandalia Trail.

Scenic and flat routes of 4, 10, and 20 miles suitable for all riders and all speeds will be available along the North and West Perimeter Roads. One 10-mile full loop of the airport, including several hills and a required minimum riding speed with police escort, will be available for advanced riders.