The Best Hiking in Indianapolis

Looking for the best hiking in Indianapolis? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Indianapolis. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Indianapolis

  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hike White River Canal Walk

    2.9 mi / 75 ft gain
    White River Canal Walk is a 2.9 mile loop hike that is good for all skill levels located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hike Indianapolis Cultural Trail

    4.0
    6.3 mi / 78 ft gain
    Indianapolis Cultural Trail is a 6.3 mile loop hike that takes you past scenic views located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hike Monon Rail Trail

    18.8 mi / 347 ft gain
    Monon Rail Trail is a 26.4 mile point-to-point hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hike Fall Creek Greenway

    17.6 mi / 288 ft gain
    Fall Creek Greenway is a 17.6 mile out and back hike that takes you by a river located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hike Central Canal Towpath

    10.5 mi / 108 ft gain
    Central Canal Towpath is a 10.5 mile out and back hike that is good for all skill levels located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hike South Westway Mtb Trail

    2.5 mi / 127 ft gain
    South Westway MTB Trail is a 2.5 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hike Man Hill And White River Loop

    1.4 mi / 147 ft gain
    Man Hill and White River Loop is a 1.4 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hike South Westway Park

    2.1 mi / 85 ft gain
    Southwestway Park Loop is a 2.1 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hike Holliday Park

    2.7 mi / 269 ft gain
    Holliday Park is a 1.5 mile loop hike where you may see beautiful wild flowers located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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  • Avon, Indiana

    Hike Ronald Reagan Bike Trail

    3.2 mi / 55 ft gain
    Ronald Reagan Bike Trail is a 3.2 mile point-to-point hike that is good for all skill levels located near Avon, Indiana.
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Trail Run at Marott Park

    3.0
    3 mi / 0 ft gain
    Parking for Marott Park is right off of College Avenue and is easily accessible for anyone living in downtown Indianapolis or in the Broad Ripple area. We often take our dog here to run trails along the riverbed. You can cover several miles of trails here and crank out some hill repeats (which ca...
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hike Eagle Creek Color Combo Loop

    6.2 mi / 187 ft gain
    Eagle Creek Color Combo Loop is a 6.2 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hike Eagle Creek Internal Loop

    5.8 mi / 259 ft gain
    Eagle Creek Internal Loop is a 5.8 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Marott Park Loop Via Monon Trail

    5.0
    1.02 mi / 43 ft gain
    Marott Park Loop via Monon Trail is a loop hike that takes you by a river located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hike at Eagle Creek Beach

    4.4
    6 mi / 200 ft gain
    As you pass through the entrance of Eagle Creek, you will drive through windy roads surrounded in pine trees. There are signs telling you where everything is located. There are lots of different places to park depending on what you wanna do.If you like hiking, take a trip to Eagle Creek. They hav...
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  • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Hike Eagle's Crest Trail

    4.8 mi / 206 ft gain
    Eagle's Crest Trail is a 4.8 mile out and back hike that takes you by a lake located near Indianapolis, Indiana.
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