Central Canal Broad Ripple

Monon Trail in Broad Ripple

The Monon Trail in Broad Ripple is one of the most scenic segments with views of the White River and Central Canal. In between 68th Street and Kessler Blvd., the neighborhood also has historic buildings and many restaurants, bars, shops and nightlife venues. You’ll also find ice cream, coffee, smoothies and bike shops in the Broad Ripple Village near the trail.

Things to Know

  • Exit the trail at Broad Ripple Avenue to reach Broad Ripple Park
  • Festivals and events take place in Opti-Park next to the trail in warmer months
  • Merge off the Monon Trail at the Central Canal for scenic water views and a trail that goes to Newfields museum and gardens (bike time is about 25 minutes)

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Bikes Times

  • Broad Ripple Avenue to 54th Street: 7 minutes
  • Broad Ripple Avenue to 75th Street: 9 minutes
  • Broad Ripple Avenue to 86th Street: 15 minutes
  • Broad Ripple Avenue to Indiana State Fairgrounds: 15 minutes
  • Broad Ripple Avenue to Carmel Main Street: 40 minutes
  • Broad Ripple Avenue to Westfield Main Street: 1 hour

Walk Times

  • Broad Ripple Avenue to Kessler: 10 minutes
  • Broad Ripple Avenue to the White River: 12 minutes
  • Broad Ripple Avenue to 54th Street: 25 minutes
  • Broad Ripple Avenue to 75th Street: 30 minutes
  • Broad Ripple Avenue to 86th Street: 1 hour

More Information

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