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Clear Creek Trail users 20.8 acres, stretching 2.4 miles from Country Club Drive past Tapp Road to Church Lane, and connecting to the existing Bloomington Rail Trail.
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Bloomington Parks and Recreation Park Property Rules

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The Born Learning Play Path at the Clear Creek Trail

The entire length of the Clear Creek Trail is wheelchair accessible. The Bloomington Rail Trail, which connects to the Clear Creek Trail just north of the 1887 historic bridge, is not accessible.

Nature Sounds

This new series was developed to introduce lovers of nature and music to the harmony of human-made music in natural settings. Immerse yourself in this unique listening experience that pairs acoustic music with songs of the wold. Each program begins with an introduction to the park's current music makers, followed by an hour-long concert. After the concert, a guided nature walk will encourage active listening and creating connections between our own music and that of nature.

Thur., Aug. 20
Nature Sounds presents Valeria DeCastro
Nature topic: bird songs
Harris Ford bridge on the Clear Creek Trail - park at the Church Lane trailhead 6:30-8:30 p.m. JL Waters Adventure Outfitters

Clear Creek Trail was acquired in 1997 by 12 separate purchases with the City of Bloomington Utilities. A 'linear park', this trail offers an alternative means of transportation and represents a long-term commitment to connect public facilities by routes that do not require vehicles. Phase I of the Clear Creek Trail between Tapp Road and That Road was opened on May 23, 2001. Phase II from That Road to Church Lane is scheduled to open to the public on Oct. 30, 2003.

The 150' wrought-iron bridge was moved from its original home in Warren County where it spanned a river since 1887. The bridge was painstakingly restored, then placed over Clear Creek near the Church Lane trailhead on August 1, 2003.

Clear Creek Trail Bridge Harris Ford bridge on the Clear Creek Trail

From College Mall: North Trailhead- Take College Mall Road south to Rogers Road and turn right (west). The trailhead is about 1/2 mile past Rockport Rd on the left, just past the Bloomington Rail Trail trailhead.

South Trailhead: College Mall Road south to Rogers Road, turn right (west) and drive to Walnut Street. Turn left (south) and go to Church Lane. Turn right (west) on Church to Rogers Street (not Rogers Road...). Turn left (south) on Rogers, and then right (west) to pick up Church Lane again. The Clear Creek Trailhead is about 1/4 mile, on the right.