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Very challenging

Grat exercise. I've been going up and down every day it gets easier this is a stupid format since... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
joe c
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On the Ohio River

We walked along this path (really it's a sidewalk) from about Mulberry Street to Vine Street. It... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
Westville, Indiana
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Vaughn Drive, Madison, IN 47250
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Grat exercise. I've been going up and down every day it gets easier this is a stupid format since trip advisor wants 100 words. Am I done yet

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank joe c
Reviewed August 16, 2017

We walked along this path (really it's a sidewalk) from about Mulberry Street to Vine Street. It was perfectly level & well taken care of. It was a great way to enjoy the river views, with lots of benches. Some shade trees. There was also...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

This trail leads up a very long, steep (paved) path to the hilltop well above the city of Madison. It was a very hot, humid, day and we turned around and went back down about half way up the trail. It is a beautiful area...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Carol49426
Reviewed July 13, 2017

I would rate this trail awesome if it were not for the steep climb! Some of it is level ground, but if you want to see the wild life, plants, trees, you HAVE to go up the steep hilly part. The level parts are mostly...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank jackiebee70
Reviewed July 27, 2016

Most of this trail is in the shade but there are some sunny parts. It is mainly paved and part of it is quite steep. The view is pretty.

Date of experience: July 2016
Reviewed June 12, 2016

Madison should be very proud of the Heritage Trail. You can start out on the river of a little further up, but its a great surface to walk on. It's great for dog walking, too. Additionally, if you are into geocaching, there are all kinds...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank mspcheco
Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

A nice peaceful trail to walk/bike/exercise... Mostly paved... It's kinda steep in places so be careful!!! Fun for the whole family!!!

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank 792lynseyh
Reviewed December 3, 2014

Heritage Trail is a wonderful place to walk. It is a somewhat steep hill, but there is a park bench along the way where you can stop and rest. It's a great place to walk your dog!

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Sandy B
Reviewed July 24, 2014

There Heritage Trail in Madison, IN begins downtown along the riverfront on Vaughn Drive. You follow the old railroad tracks along until you reach the part where the trail becomes paved. The Heritage Trail is not completely finished yet but the part that is takes...More

Date of experience: May 2014
4  Thank palleiske05
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