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      Creekside Park is home to Creekside Trails, a multi-use trail system with 12+ 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
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      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
      • Thorgren Tool
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Valparaiso Redevelopment Commission
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Oak Partners
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Powering America Northwest Indiana
        trail builder
        Sponsor
      • Valpo Parks
        trail builder
        Maintainer
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      Region Details
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      • 4
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Dec 10, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      37
      Trails Mountain Bike
      38
      Trails E-Bike
      38
      Trails Hike
      26
      Trails Trail Running
      27
      Total Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      542 ft
      Total Vertical
      61 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      722 ft
      Reports
      58
      Photos
      17
      Ridden Counter
      2,044

      Creekside Trails Mountain Bike Routes

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      Creekside Trails
      9 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      Yesterday
      • 5 rides
      Past Week
      • 22 rides

      Photos of Creekside Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Mt. Everest
      14 |
      Aug 23, 2022 @ 7:17am
      Aug 23, 2022
      | 1 comments
      trail: C Line
      8 |
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 8:21am
      Aug 12, 2022
      trail: C Line
      12 |
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 8:21am
      Aug 12, 2022
      trail: C Line
      12 |
      Aug 12, 2022 @ 8:21am
      Aug 12, 2022
      trail: A Line
      37 |
      Jun 10, 2022 @ 6:24pm
      Jun 10, 2022
      30 |
      Nov 24, 2021 @ 1:19pm
      Nov 24, 2021
      trail: Ripsaw
      41 |
      Aug 30, 2021 @ 12:05pm
      Aug 30, 2021
      trail: Ripsaw
      48 |
      Aug 30, 2021 @ 11:55am
      Aug 30, 2021

      Videos of Creekside Trails Mountain Bike

      youtuber Midwest Mountain Bike Trails: Creekside Trails...

      9:31 | 150 | Feb 1, 2021
      youtuber Wood Features, Berms, and Dork Disks.  OH MY!...

      7:25 | 347 | Jul 16, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Flying Salmon
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 4:56pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      Idealkylefouch
      Mt. Everest
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 4:56pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      Idealkylefouch
      Clifford's Way
      Apr 29, 2022 @ 4:56pm
      Apr 29, 2022
      Idealkylefouch
      Slow Dancer
      Apr 28, 2022 @ 11:06am
      Apr 28, 2022
      IdealPerfect conditions. Grippy, no dust. Well...kylefouch
      Doc's Run
      Apr 28, 2022 @ 11:06am
      Apr 28, 2022
      IdealOne or two soft spots. Grippy and no dust...kylefouch
      Connector
      Apr 28, 2022 @ 11:06am
      Apr 28, 2022
      Idealkylefouch
      Boomer
      Apr 28, 2022 @ 11:06am
      Apr 28, 2022
      IdealPerfect. Grippykylefouch
      Chicane
      Apr 28, 2022 @ 11:06am
      Apr 28, 2022
      IdealWell groomed. Strong with no dustkylefouch
      A Line
      Mar 12, 2022 @ 7:49am
      Mar 12, 2022
      Freeze/thaw CycleE-Bike Starting to thaw by 10amcrcdude
      Rocky Ridge
      Mar 12, 2022 @ 7:49am
      Mar 12, 2022
      Freeze/thaw CycleE-Bike Starting to thaw by 10amcrcdude

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2274919RobscoutwishlistregionCreekside Trails
      Sep 25, 2022 @ 8:06pm
      Sep 25, 2022
      user #2834049Hotsauce827wishlisttrailFlying Salmon and 1 more
      Sep 8, 2022 @ 5:14pm
      Sep 8, 2022
      user #2698682creeksidetrailsupdatetrailMt. Everest and 1 more
      Sep 8, 2022 @ 7:14am
      Sep 8, 2022
      user #2518406rageifyvotetrailMt. Everest
      Aug 30, 2022 @ 8:13am
      Aug 30, 2022
      user #2518406rageifyriddentrailMt. Everest and 6 more
      Aug 30, 2022 @ 8:08am
      Aug 30, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3711 miles541 ft3 miles62 ft
      #1,796#960175821,017
      E-Bike3811 miles541 ft3 miles62 ft
      #566#186582179
      Hike268 miles292 ft2 miles56 ft
      #2,240#1,2835823
      Trail Running278 miles305 ft2 miles56 ft
      #1,967#1,1645828
      • By creeksidetrails VALPO & contributors
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