Pufferbelly Trail in Fort Wayne complete

Two segments of the Pufferbelly Trail in Fort Wayne are complete. To celebrate it's official opening, the mayor along with business owners, and the Indiana Regional Development Authority held a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Posted: Aug 20, 2018 6:25 PM
Updated: Aug 21, 2018 6:15 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- At 2.2 miles in length, the trail segments extend from West Fourth Street to just south of West State Boulevard and from just north of State where it branches to the Fort Wayne Zoo and Fernhill Avenue.

These portions of the Pufferbelly Trail will connect nearly 1,900 residents to more than 200 businesses and organizations.

The proximity includes the neighborhoods of Spy Run, Bloomingdale, Brookview Civic, Irvington, Five Points, North Franke Park.

It’s close to 186 commercial businesses and connects to destination points such as Science Central, the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, Foellinger Theatre, Sky Zone Trampoline Park, the SportOne Parkview Icehouse and Fieldhouse, Glenbrook Commons and Mall, and Fort Wayne’s riverfront.

The four segments are part of the Poka-Bache Connector, the 81-mile State Visionary Trail, that will connect Ouabache State Park in Bluffton to Pokagon State Park in Angola.

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