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Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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Trail Popularity ?
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      Creekside Park is home to Creekside Trails, a multi-use trail system with 5+ miles of soft surface corridors for biking, hiking and walking.

      The vision of the Creekside Trails is to create a safe and enjoyable recreational walking and riding area for Porter County in Valparaiso, Indiana.

      The mission is for the Creekside Trails:

      To be free and open to the public and all members of the community;
      Provide a full spectrum, recreational riding experience for riders of all ages, skills and abilities;
      To be an extension of the paved pathways that connect Valparaiso;
      Serve the non-motorized transportation community with off-road trails;
      Provide sustainable revenue for the ongoing maintenance and operation of the facility.
      source: Valpo Parks
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Creekside Trail,Creekside Trails
      Land Status: City Managed
      Land Manager: Valpo Parks
      Parking google parking directions
      Disclaimer:
      Creekside Trails is free to the public. A donation box is onsite, but a contribution is not required to utilize the park. Keep off the golf course.
      Links
      Region Supporters & Maintainers
      • Spaulding's Tree Service
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Porter County Community Foundation
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Urschel Labs
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Griegers Motors
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Buck's Bicycle Shop
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • dFlo Plumbing
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Mike & Brenda Sheetz
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Rotary Club of Valparaiso
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Modern Woodmen
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Vale Park Animal Hospital
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Trailyard
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Valpo Parks
        trail builder
        Maintainer
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 10
      • 6
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 2, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      17
      Trails Mountain Bike
      17
      Trails Hike
      17
      Trails Trail Running
      17
      Total Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      2 miles
      Total Descent
      558 ft
      Total Vertical
      62 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      722 ft
      Reports
      15
      Photos
      6
      Ridden Counter
      639

      Creekside Trails Mountain Bike Routes

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      Creekside Trails
      9 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 1 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 9 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance

      Photos of Creekside Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Slow Dancer
      5 |
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 12:10pm
      Jul 10, 2021
      trail: I-465
      3 |
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 12:09pm
      Jul 10, 2021
      trail: Chicane
      4 |
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 12:07pm
      Jul 10, 2021
      3 |
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 12:06pm
      Jul 10, 2021
      6 |
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 12:06pm
      Jul 10, 2021
      8 |
      May 14, 2021 @ 1:30pm
      May 14, 2021

      Videos of Creekside Trails Mountain Bike

      Creekside Level Up: MTB Post Injury Recovery...

      9:31 | 54 | Feb 1, 2021
      youtuber Wood Features, Berms, and Dork Disks.  OH MY!...

      7:25 | 187 | Jul 16, 2020
      Midwest Mountain Bike Trails - Creekside...

      13:18 | 79 | Jun 25, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Slow Dancer
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 10:52am
      Jul 2, 2021
      IdealcrcdudeE-Bike Trail is in great shape and clear from...
      Doc's Run
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 10:52am
      Jul 2, 2021
      VariablecrcdudeE-Bike Trail is in great shape and clear from...
      Boomer
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 10:52am
      Jul 2, 2021
      IdealcrcdudeE-Bike Trail is in great shape and clear from...
      Chicane
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 10:52am
      Jul 2, 2021
      VariablecrcdudeE-Bike Trail is in great shape and clear from...
      Flying Salmon
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 10:52am
      Jul 2, 2021
      VariablecrcdudeE-Bike Trail is in great shape and clear from...
      Rocky Ridge
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 10:52am
      Jul 2, 2021
      VariablecrcdudeE-Bike Trail is in great shape and clear from...
      Salt Creek Trail
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 10:52am
      Jul 2, 2021
      IdealcrcdudeE-Bike Trail is in great shape and clear from...
      Salt Creek Trail
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 10:52am
      Jul 2, 2021
      IdealcrcdudeE-Bike Trail is in great shape and clear from...
      Outer Banks
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 10:52am
      Jul 2, 2021
      IdealcrcdudeE-Bike Trail is in great shape and clear from...
      Showtime
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 10:52am
      Jul 2, 2021
      IdealcrcdudeE-Bike Trail is in great shape and clear from...

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2759881Austinsk19riddentrailSalt Creek Trail
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 8:34am
      1 day
      user #2622283Yumyutz22riddentrailChicane and 1 more
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 12:07pm
      Jul 10, 2021
      user #2622283Yumyutz22addphoto in Valparaiso, Indiana, United States and 4 more
      Jul 10, 2021 @ 12:06pm
      Jul 10, 2021
      user #1116257crcdudeaddreportSlow Dancer and 14 more
      Jul 2, 2021 @ 6:50pm
      Jul 2, 2021
      user #1148302msmcfateaddtrailSalt Creek Trail
      Jun 10, 2021 @ 5:29am
      Jun 10, 2021

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike179 miles558 ft2 miles62 ft
      #4,8296152364
      Hike179 miles558 ft2 miles62 ft
      #5,2801521
      Trail Running179 miles558 ft2 miles62 ft
      #5,6581521
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