No matter your adventure type – from soft adventure to more active thrills – Fort Wayne has an outdoor activity for you! We are known for our three rivers and more than 120 miles of trails, and they are all waiting for you to explore!
With 8 miles of riverfront in downtown Fort Wayne and access to the St. Joseph in Leo Cedarville, take to the friendly waters of Fort Wayne for an accessible experience for even the novice paddler.
Take to the Trails
Explore Fort Wayne on two wheels! Whether you bring your own bike or get fitted for a rental at Fort Wayne Outfitters, we make hitting the trails easy and fun. Find trail itineraries through urban and natural settings for all skill levels at VisitFortWayne.com/Trails or with the Fort Wayne Outdoor Pass!
Easy Walks: Downtown Walking Tour
Take this self-guided, urban walking tour and explore the most popular sites of downtown Fort Wayne, both new and historic. Visit museums, shops, restaurants, and parks along the way, and end your tour with a bird's eye view of the city from Conner's Rooftop and Bar on top of the Hampton Inn Downtown.
Easy Walks: Eagle Marsh
Hike Trail 6 to loop around Eagle Marsh’s protected wetlands, popular for viewing wildlife such as Mink, Fox Squirrels, Painted Turtles, Salamanders, and many species of birds such as Snow Geese, Ruby-throated Hummingbirds, and Sandhill Cranes.
Easy Walks: Lindenwood Nature Preserve
Walk the Trail of Reflection Loop for an easy and beautiful hike to a reflection pond surrounded by tall trees and lush foliage.
Other Sights to See
• Treetop Canopy Trail at Promenade Park
• Embassy Rooftop during "Summer Nights at the Embassy"
This article can also be found on page 16 of the 2022 Fort Wayne Visitors Guide.