Rieke Park Trail (1.5 mi)http://www.ci.auburn.in.us/departments/parks-recreation/park-locations visit website 1800 N. Indiana Ave, Auburn get directions 260-925-2997
Open to both bikes and foot traffic, this 1.15 mile stretch of trail follows the footprint of an abandoned New York Central Railroad line.
The paved trail is shaded for most of its route, although it passes into open fields near the north end. Connections to North St. and N. Van Buren Street offer access to residents of the neighborhoods adjoining the trail to the east.
The popular Rieke Park is located near the trail’s midpoint. The park offers a playground, basketball court, picnic pavilions, soccer fields, baseball diamonds, horseshoe courts and restrooms.
Parking is available at Rieke Park on Indiana Avenue. Continue from the parking lot on foot or bike between the baseball diamonds to the Rieke Park Trail just beyond the outfield fences.
Rieke Lodge is available for rental for events and has a capacity of 80. Click for the rental form.