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Bike Michiana Coalition funds Bike/Ped Trails

Posted by Paul Taylor on April 23, 2012

The St. Joseph County Parks Foundation and the Friends of the Pumpkinvine have each received $1,000 from the BMC to support development of their trails.

The Parks Foundation will use the funds for development of the IN-MI Trail, to help fill in the gap between Niles, Mich. and Roseland, Ind. The Park’s segment of this trail, the LaSalle Trail, has not yet started construction, and the BMC donation will be added to their trust fund earmarked for the trail.

The Pumpkinvine Nature Trail meanders between Goshen, Middlebury and Shipshewana in Elkhart County: they will use the funds to help close gaps in the trail. Currently under construction is a 1.2 mile section near Middlebury.

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Pumpkinvine Update in Elkhart Truth

Posted by Phil G-E on November 24, 2008

The Elkhart Truth published this article today about updates to the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail. Here are the first two paragraphs of the story:

The dream of linking Goshen, Middlebury and Shipshewana with a 17-mile recreational path suddenly seems to be clipping along.

“I think it’s been unbelievably fast,” said Larry Neff, superintendent of parks for the Elkhart County Parks Department. “It’s just unbelievable.”

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