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Whitewater Canal Trail

Following a historic canal route through Indiana’s Whitewater River Valley, this trail offers undisturbed views of aqueducts, locks and wildlife.

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If you’ve never been to the Whitewater Canal Trail, or it’s been a while since your last visit, now is the time to make the trip to Franklin County.  After years of dedication by a small group of volunteers, the trail recently built some significant connections. What used to be three noncontiguous trail segments has now connected into a cohesive 11-mile trail spanning from Laurel Fedder Dam Trailhead almost all the way to downtown Brookville.

 

Who it’s great for

Hikers, bicyclists, nature lovers

What to look for

What’s left of the canal’s 19th-century locks

Where to visit

Feeder Dam, Whitewater Canal Historic District, Duck Creek, and Butler Run Aqueducts

LENGTH

11 miles from Laurel Fedder Dam to Brookville

 

TERRAIN

Gravel, nature, wooded, rural

 

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Easy

END POINTS:

Metamora, Indiana, to Tecumseh Landing

   

COUNTIES:

Franklin

 

LEARN MORE:

Whitewater Canal Trail, Inc.

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