Top Five Places to Walk, Bike, and Explore in Fort Wayne, Indiana
Fort Wayne is the second largest city by population in Indiana.
The city is located in northeastern Indiana and is also where the three rivers connect - St. Joseph, St. Mary's, and Maumee.
There are paths situated along the rivers that make for a great way to explore the city of Fort Wayne.
Some of the paths are also connected to the downtown area as well as some of the amazing parks in Fort Wayne. Here are the top places to walk and explore the city.
Lawton Park to Promenade Park
Walking from Lawton Park to Promenade Park is a great way to explore downtown Fort Wayne.
to see the 2 mile loop guide from Lawton Park to Promenade Park and back to Lawton Park. There is plenty of free parking at Lawton Park.
Promenade Park is located downtown. On the way there, you will pass through some great landmarks such as the MLK bridge,
Freimann Square, Fort Wayne Museum of Art
, The Landing strip which has multiple food options, and of course Promenade Park.
Old Historic Fort to Hosey Dam
The Old Historic Fort is a wonderful reconstruction of a 19th-century military fort located east of downtown by the St Mary river.
Hosey Dam is an amazingly constructed damn located on the Maumee River. On the way to the damn you will walk along the Maumee river
and pass by some unique local eating options like as Conjure Coffee
Old Gas House Restaurant
to see the 2 mile guide from Old Historic Fort to Hosey Dam.
Foster Park to Swinney Park
Foster Park is a beautiful massive park located south of downtown near the Fort Wayne Rivergreenway. The park contains
pavilions, a dog park, a golf course, playgrounds, community gardens, and wonderful nature trails. You can connect from Foster Park to
to Swinney Park via the Rivergreenway trail.
to see the 3.3 mile guide from Foster Park to Swinney Park
Kreager Park to Moser Park
Moser Park is actually located in the city of New Haven. New Haven is a few miles east of Fort Wayne and is situated along the southern banks of the Maumee River.
Walking, running, or biking from Kreager Park to Moser Park will expose you some unique mid-western charm located between Fort Wayne and New Haven.
to see the 2.8 mile guide from Kreager Park to Moser Park.
Schoaff Park to Johnny Appleseed Park
Schoaff Park is located in the northern part of Fort Wayne. It is roughly 185 acres and features many sporting amenities.
The park is also connected to the St Joseph pathway which takes you south towards downtown. You can use this path to walk or bike 3.2 miles to Johnny Appleseed Park which is located along the St. Joseph River.
The park includes unique architecture as well as a campground and picnic areas.
to see the trail guide from Schoaff Park to Johnny Appleseed Park.