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Bicycle maps for Elkhart and LaGrange Counties

Photo of calvesThe bicycle maps available for download below are for bicyclists who want to ride on county roads in addition to trails in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties. The bicycle routes are presented in four separate maps in pdf format and total more than 150 miles. Embedded maps show details for streets and roads where necessary.

All of the bicycle routes have cue sheets that list the road names and turns in relation to distances from specified starting points.

Photo of a calf and a boatThe Goshen-Middlebury-Shipshewana map presents 100 miles of road routes in the vincinity of the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail and these routes intersect the trail at several points. You can create your own ride by combining sections of the trail and roads. Red letters on this map mark the locations of businesses, points of interest and country schools along the routes.

The Abshire Park-Elkhart and Abshire Park-Goshen Dam Pond maps present bicycle routes that are on the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail, the Maple City Greenway and the MapleHeart Trail.


MapCue SheetDescriptionMap print
Goshen-Middlebury-ShipshewanaSeparate downloadSix road routes, 10 to 20 miles each, parallel the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail are marked with special points of interest. The routes start in Goshen, Middlebury and Shipshewana.11 x17 inches
in map
Two road routes, 32 and 56 miles long, tour Amish countryside and pass lakes in LaGrange County. Both routes start in Shipshewana.11 x 17 inches
Abshire Park-ElkhartEmbedded
in map
This nine-mile route is entirely on the Pumpkiinvine Nature Trail, the Wilden Avenue Trail and the MapleHeart trail.8 1/2 x 11 inches
Abshire Park-Goshen Dam PondEmbedded
in map
This 3.7 mile route uses the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail and the Millrace Trail that is part of the Maple City Greenway. Start at Abshire Park.8 1/2 x 11 inches

Biking and Walking in Elkhart County

The Elkhart County Convention and Visitors Bureau created a booklet with photos, maps and descriptions for eleven trails and routes in Elkhart County. A link for downloading the entire booklet as a pdf file is available in the table below. Links for downloading individual sections of the booklet are also available in the table. The  last table entry gives turn by turn descriptions for some of the trails and routes.

Biking and Walking in Elkhart County
(download entire booklet)
Elkhart CountyEleven trails and routes in Elkhart CountyVarious
Millrace Canal TrailGoshenLimestone trail along the Millrace in Goshen2.0
Elkhart Riverwalk TrailElkhartAlong the Elkhart River in downtown Elkhart1.7
Winona-Interurban Railway Trail
GoshenA suburban trail along the Winnona Railroad1.5
Middlebury Loop TrailMiddleburyA loop using parts of the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail plus the Ridge Run Trail and the Wayne Street Trail3.7
Elkhart River GreenwayTrailElkhartA loop thru city parks along the Elkhart River6.1
Pumpkinvine Nature TrailLinks Goshen, Middlebury and ShipshewanaA trail thru towns and countryside in Elkhart and LaGrange Counties17.3
MapleHeart TrailRuns between Elkhart and GoshenAn asphalt surfaced trail along the Norfolk & Southern Railroad
Quaker Trace TrailRuns from Elkhart thru Bristol to MiddleburyA proposed trail17.8
West County TourElkhart, Wakarusa and NappaneeA tour mostly on county roads43.3
Goshen Bonneyville LinkGoshen to Bonneyville County Park Uses the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail from Goshen and then county roads. Return by same route
Turn by turn directions for all of the above trails and routes


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