TRAILS AND PARKS

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John Craddock Wetland Nature Preserve

John Craddock Wetland Nature Preserve

The John M. Craddock Wetland Nature Preserve is located in the center of Muncie, Indiana, next to former industrial sites and adjacent to the White River. The Wetland Nature Preserve began as a gift of land to the City of Muncie to honor John M. Craddock’s life-long...

Dutro-Ernst Woods

Dutro-Ernst Woods

Dutro-Ernst Woods is a 33 acre urban nature preserve on the site of the former Ernst Nursery. It is dedicated to Ruth Dutro, a local Biology teacher, who inspired countless students. The walking trail meanders through a prairie-in-restoration and early successional...

Christy Woods at Ball State University

Christy Woods at Ball State University

Christy Woods Christy Woods is an outdoor teaching laboratory for Ball State students, as well as the community. Located on the southwest corner of our campus, Christy Woods is a 17-acre property filled with mature deciduous forest, tall grass prairie, and...

Yorktown Trails

Yorktown Trails

Yorktown Trails The Yorktown Trail system boasts over 5.5 miles of trails and sidewalks. Our trail system extends from 600 West south to State Road 32 and east to Morrison Road, with extensions running through Morrow's Meadow, the Yorktown Sports Park, Tiger...

White River Greenway

White River Greenway

White River Greenway The White River Greenway, Muncie, is a paved surface over three miles in length, and can be used by all non-motorized travel modes. Construction on the east and west sides of this trail has been ongoing, in order to connect it up with...

Oakhurst Gardens at Minnetrista

Oakhurst Gardens at Minnetrista

Oakhurst Gardens at Minnetrista Experience the wonderment of Oakhurst Gardens, located along the banks of the White River. Oakhurst includes six acres of gardens and the renovated 1895 home of George and Frances Ball and their daughter, Elisabeth. Oakhurst provides a...

Westside Park

Westside Park

Westside Park Located in the floodplain along the southern boundary of the Westside Neighborhood, Westside Park serves over half of Muncie’s community. Westside Park has a little league sized baseball diamond (also used for softball leagues), basketball...

McCullouch Park

McCullouch Park

McCullouch Park Softball diamond, soapbox derby, playground, rental cabin, picnic shelters, basketball court disc golf course and more. Parking for White River Greenway. McCulloch Park is the largest community park located in Muncie, IN. The park is named...