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Nov 29


Give Local on Giving Tuesday

Please consider the B&O Trail when you make plans to give on Giving Tuesday.  There are a lot of exciting developments going on in Hendricks and Marion County.  Your financial support makes a BIG difference in literally how far we can go with our trail-blazing mission.  Click HERE to give.



Feb 27


B&O Trail Association 2023 Annual Meeting

Why not plan on joining us to hear the very latest on progress to date and future plans for B&O Trail expansion.  This is an exciting time for the B&O Trail and this meeting is an excellent way for you to learn more details about our progress to date in both Marion and Hendricks County as well as what's in store for the future.  The meeting will take place at 7:00pm at the Washington Township Park Pavilion located in Avon, Indiana. 


May 06


"Big Sit" Bird Count in Honor of Diana Virgil

The Brownsburg Railsitters Team is bringing back their annual bird count event to the White Lick Creek Bridge from dawn to 1:00pm. This year's event will honor the late Diana Virgil. The team will count species of birds observed during this timeframe. The highest number of different species counted at this location in the past has been 83! No registration is required. Simply join them at any time on the bridge to learn about the many species of birds in this beautiful area of the trail. 


Jun 10



31st Annual B&O Bicycle Tour Sponsored by Hendricks Regional Health

The 2023 B&O Bicycle Tour will be our 31st year and promises to be an exciting  event with 2.5 miles of fresh, new asphalt trail to explore!  Click HERE to view an online photo gallery from 2022.  As always a special thank you to all of our sponsors, participants and volunteers.  Mark your calendar now for the 2023 event which will be held at either Williams Park or Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg. Details are still pending on the confirmed location. In the meantime, continue to enjoy the B&O Trail!


Aug 05


Flap Jacks 5k

The 2023 Flap Jacks 5K Walk/Run event will be held on August 5, 2023.  Over the past eight years, the Flap Jacks 5K Walk/Run has raised funds to purchase land and support connectivity & expansion of the B&O, White Lick Creek & Vandalia Trails on the west side.  Why not make plans to participate in 2023.


Sep 04


Old Fashion Days Bike Tour Sponsored by Gear Up Cyclery

The 2023 Old Fashion Days Festival in North Salem, Indiana will be better than ever along with our Labor Day bike ride!  We look forward to Old Fashion Days 2023!  Why not plan on joining us for this fun, casual ride.


Sep 30


"Blaze the B&O" Presented by IU Health West

This will be our second annual event in 2023 and the date is tentatively set a little earlier than it was in 2022.  "Blaze the B&O" is presented by IU Health West along with collaboration from the Brownsburg Running Club, the Brownsburg Parks Department and the B&O Trail Association.  This fall walk/run event is held partly on the B&O Trail in support of the trail.  Why not plan on participating in 2023.


Latest News

BOTA Breaks Ground on New Trail Section

The B&O Trail Association held a ceremonial groundbreaking today for its newest trail section, which runs from County Road 500 East to County Road 250 East in Hendricks County. “This is an exciting day for BOTA as construction is now beginning on the next phase of the B&O Trail,” said Jeff Smallwood, BOTA president. “We are one step closer to our long-term vision of a trail stretching from downtown Indianapolis to Montezuma, Indiana.”

Inaugural "Blaze the B&O" Held

We were proud to collaborate with the Brownsburg Running Club, the Brownsburg Parks Department and IU Health West to bring a fall 4-miler walk/run event to the B&O Trail.  We had a great "Blaze the B&O" event on Saturday, October 15, 2022.

Another YEAR, another great TOUR!

Although things were a little moist weather-wise first thing in the morning, the weather changed for the better and we had a fantastic day overall.  Thanks to all who came out in support of the trail.  Participants should watch their email for a survey link from us to provide your valuable feedback.  Click HERE to view our online photo gallery.

Updated Map

Our map has been updated as of October, 2020 to show the latest trail additions and connections!