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Whitewater Gorge Trails

photo: Whitewater Valley Gorge Park Trail. Photo by Greg Midgley.

Length: 3.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Rail Trail
Agency: City, Town, or County
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Bicycling (on pavement)
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: Richmond
State(s): Indiana
Counties:
Longitude: -84.89732
Latitude: 39.83351

Driving Directions

Trail Heads are located at Test Road and the Richmond High School Parking Lot on Hub Etchinson Pkwy.

Description

Along this newly paved trail through the historic gorge area, hikers, cyclists and nature lovers will be able to explore the geological and historical significance of the Whitewater Gorge, as well as its natural rugged beauty. Fossils found along the trail are from animals that lived about 450 million years ago on the bottom of a warm shallow sea that covered this area.

Additional Details

Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1982

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Brochure: Whitewater River Gorge

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Michelle Yates
Richmond Parks & Recreation Dept.
50 North 5th St.
Richmond, IN 47374

 

Photos

Whitewater Valley Gorge Park Trail. Photo by Greg Midgley.

Whitewater Valley Gorge Park Trail. Photo by Greg Midgley.

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