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Posted on January 19th, 6:39 am

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

Panhandle Pathway Holds Luncheon A lunch meeting was held Tuesday, September 25, 2018 with Indiana Governor Holcomb and several trail leaders from around the state. The purpose of this meeting was to provide a vigorous discussion concerning trail priorities and goals. The new Next level Connections program includes an important component for the aggressive development of non-motorized recreational trails. An important part of this is the linking of the present trails already on the ground. This effort will utilize $90 million to help improve Hoosiers’ quality of life by expanding the current network of Indiana trails. Mike Kuepper was present and represented the Nickel Plate Trail in Fulton, Miami and Howard Counties. John Bawcum from the Panhandle Pathway in Pulaski and Cass County also attended. Work is expected to begin early next year on this major undertaking. www.panhandlepathway.org www.nickelplatetrail.org ... See MoreSee Less

Posted on November 30th, 7:13 am

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

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Mayor Tom Henry, Cookie Cottage and trail users celebrated the growth of Fort Wayne Trails in The City of Fort Wayne as well as donations and the introduction of a snow plow.
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Posted on November 2nd, 7:30 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

The Monon Trail & Greenway reached another milestone October 16 with the opening of the final segment, creating more than 25 miles of uninterrupted trail from downtown Indianapolis thru Carmel and Westfield to Sheridan. From left, Anna Gremling of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization, Westfield Mayor Andy Cook and Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard cut the ribbon. ... See MoreSee Less

Posted on October 29th, 7:34 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

Some of our staff had the opportunity to visit the Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana, including the awesome new bridge over 931 in Kokomo, this past weekend. This beautiful trail, and so many others around the state, are about to hit their fall foliage peak soon so get out and enjoy! 🍁🍂 Locate a trail to enjoy fall color using our Indiana Trail Finder: http://arcg.is/2j3vDcE ... See MoreSee Less

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Maintenance and Warnings

Posted on January 7th, 4:49 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT WIND ADVISORY: Wind gusts to 40 mph are forecast for today through Wednesday. Due to the likelihood of multiple blow-downs trail users should avoid all wooded areas! Please share. #NPTalert ... See MoreSee Less

NPT WIND ADVISORY: Wind gusts to 40 mph are forecast for today through Wednesday. Due to the likelihood of multiple blow-downs trail users should avoid all wooded areas! Please share. #NPTalert

 

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be careful out there!

Brett Damron

Posted on January 2nd, 5:06 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT NEWS: A NPT volunteer worked today clearing two blow-downs south of Peru. Also, volunteer Ron Mofield cleared blow-downs from Lovers Lane to Denver. The trail is cleared from 800 South to Denver. The status of the other stretches of trail is unknown at this time. Please share. #NPTalert ... See MoreSee Less

NPT NEWS: A NPT volunteer worked today clearing two blow-downs south of Peru. Also, volunteer Ron Mofield cleared blow-downs from Lovers Lane to Denver. The trail is cleared from 800 South to Denver. The status of the other stretches of trail is unknown at this time. Please share. #NPTalertImage attachment

 

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Thank you for keeping it up so faithfully!

Thanks for all you do to keep the trail open.

Thank you for all your hard work.

Thank you

Much appreciated!

Great job and thank you 🙏🏼

Thank you

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Posted on December 30th, 7:57 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT NEWS: Volunteers Mike and Andrew Kuepper worked today clearing the trail of blow-downs from Peru to SR 35. The trail is now clear from SR 35 to Rochester. Thanks to Mike and Andrew for their hard work today! Please share. #NPTalert ... See MoreSee Less

 

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I’ve never ridden this trail but what an awesome act of kindness.

There is always something to do on that trail. Beautiful though.

Thank you Mike and Andrew for keeping the NPT open and safe.

Too bad more coming today. Sorry.

Thanks you!

Thank you !

Thank you Mike and Andrew

Awesome job

Thank you !!

Thanks crew!

Great job, guys!!😊

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Posted on December 29th, 5:55 am

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT NEWS: First reported blow-down. We expect many more! #NPTalert

NPT UPDATE: The north trail has been cleared of blow-downs from Lover's Lane to Rochester. Lots of small debris still remains on the trail surface. Thanks to volunteers Ron Mofield and Chris McGuire for their efforts in reopening the trail! There are several blow-downs reported on the south trail section.
#NPTalertTrail head at Lover's Lane.
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NPT NEWS: First reported blow-down. We expect many more! #NPTalert

NPT UPDATE: The north trail has been cleared of blow-downs from Lovers Lane to Rochester. Lots of small debris still remains on the trail surface.  Thanks to volunteers Ron Mofield and Chris McGuire for their efforts in reopening the trail! There are several blow-downs reported on the south trail section.
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Thanks for keeping us informed!

We walked Bennett Switch north and about half-dozen blockages there. Looked like all ash trees.

Thanks. We're working that way.

Posted on December 26th, 8:50 am

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT WEATHER ALERT: High winds are forecast for tomorrow and Friday. Wind speeds of over 40 mph are forecast. Due to the likelihood of many blow-downs occurring we strongly advise trail users to avoid all wooded areas of the NPT tomorrow and Friday. Please share. #NPTalert
WEATHER UPDATE: The wind speed forecast for our area has been raised to wind gusts to 55 mph. Please share. #NPTalert
Update Friday, 11:30 a.m: The trail section from Denver to Rochester is now cleared thanks to Chris McGuire! Please share? #NPTalert
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NPT WEATHER ALERT: High winds are forecast for tomorrow and Friday. Wind speeds of over 40 mph are forecast. Due to the likelihood of many blow-downs occurring we strongly advise trail users to avoid all wooded areas of the NPT tomorrow and Friday.  Please share. #NPTalert
WEATHER UPDATE: The wind speed forecast for our area has been raised to wind gusts to 55 mph. Please share. #NPTalert
Update Friday, 11:30 a.m: The trail section from Denver to Rochester is now cleared thanks to Chris McGuire! Please share? #NPTalert

 

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56 mph gust just recorded at Grissom! #NPTalert

Hopefully most of them will finally come down and will be more safe for next year. I have called few in myself.

Posted on December 19th, 7:54 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT NEWS: Thanks to NPT volunteers Chris McGuire and Dave Mygrant for their efforts today. They cleaned trail from Rochester to Denver today. The north trail from Lovers Lane to Rochester is now in good shape! Thanks to NPT volunteer Rom Mofield for his work from Lovers Lane to Denver! Before and after photos below! #NPTalert ... See MoreSee Less

NPT NEWS: Thanks to NPT volunteers Chris McGuire and Dave Mygrant for their efforts today. They cleaned trail from Rochester to Denver today. The north trail from Lovers Lane to Rochester is now in good shape! Thanks to NPT volunteer Rom Mofield for his work from Lovers Lane to Denver! Before and after photos below! #NPTalertImage attachment

 

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Thank you!!

Awww thank you guys!!! You all are the best❣️

Thanks guys,great job

Love that ride so peaceful!

Great work!!

👍👏

Really looks great, good job guys

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Posted on December 17th, 2:55 pm

Nickel Plate Trail - Indiana

NPT NEWS: A NPT volunteer removed a large deadfall today from an area just north of Bennett Switch. Another volunteer (Steve Gough) is currently working to clean the trail surface from Peru south to SR 35. We hope to clean north trail tomorrow or Wednesday. #NPTalert ... See MoreSee Less

NPT NEWS: A NPT volunteer removed a large deadfall today from an area just north of Bennett Switch. Another volunteer  (Steve Gough) is currently working to clean the trail surface from Peru south to SR 35. We hope to clean north trail tomorrow or Wednesday. #NPTalert

 

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Thanks to Rich Holler for the "head-up" on this one!

There are just so many dead trees along the trail. It’s great we have so many volunteers to keep it usable and nice!!

Thank you volunteers for your dedication to keep our trail safe and clear. Merry Christmas!

Don't get on the trail much, but certainly appreciate the volunteer work to keep it open and safe. Thanks!

Awesome job ❤️❤️❤️

Thank you

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