Community Fundraising Campaign Underway for Pumpkinvine Connection
Over the past 31 years, volunteers with the Friends of the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail (FPVNT) have worked closely with Public agencies to convert 17 miles of former Pumpkin Vine Railroad corridor into a multi-use trail and linear park. And in the last two decades the dream of the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail came to life, now...
Progress at CR 35
This summer, 650 feet of trail was built west of County Road 35 in Middlebury. Currently this section dead-ends, and is not open to the public. The remaining 2000 feet is expected to be constructed next year; which is currently the final remaining on-road gap in an otherwise connected Pumpkinvine Nature Trail. Phased construction was...
Krider Rest Area Now Open
Krider Restroom with water fountain, bottle filling station and bike repair stand (under awning).
The Krider Rest Area is now open, and is the direct result of a collaboration between various community entities including:
Town of Middlebury
Friends of Middlebury Parks
Community Foundation of Elkhart County
Bontrager Family Foundation
Friends of the...
Along The Trail
The Pumpkinvine Nature Trail connects several communities in the Michiana area.