Cardinal Line October 2016

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Surprises Await You!

The weather is great, the air is crisp, and the trails are in fantastic shape. Come out and enjoy the greenways during these “spooktacular” autumn days. It’s a bewitching time of year as Mother Nature casts her spell on the Cardinal and White River Greenways, displaying a new creation each day!

Our trails are open 365 days a year from dawn until dusk. If you haven’t been on our trails, please check them out. You’ll feel fit, have fun, and love the energy of the great outdoors!.

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Thanksgiving Walk/Run for Fun!

It’s time to talk turkey, Turkey Trot, that is! Come walk or run with us on Thanksgiving morning, November 24th, starting at 7:30 a.m. The non-competitive, family-friendly run/walk is for people and DOGS of all ages. Participants can choose from a variety of routes along the Greenways. For added fun, many participants and their dogs wear Thanksgiving or Turkey attire and accessories. After your walk or run, have fun being with friends and family as you enjoy hot cider and refreshments in the beautiful Historic Wysor Street Depot.

Just one week after Turkey Trot is our annual Christmas event, Polar Express, on Dec. 2. Come visit with Santa and enjoy hot cocoa with family and friends at the Historic Wysor Street Depot. Santa and Cardinal Greenways would love to see you!

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Walk Back in Time!

Cardinal Greenways’ headquarters is housed in the beautiful Historic Wysor St.Depot, 700 Wysor St., Muncie IN. This amazing gem built in 1901 has been completely refurbished back to its original grandeur. With 18 ft ceilings, solid white oak woodwork, and original maple floors, the depot is a sight to behold. Come linger in its beauty and stand where the station agent sold tickets in years gone by. Plan to visit soon; we can’t wait to show it to you!

When the Wysor St. Depot was built, it was know throughout the country as “one of the most modern and substantial structures ever created by a railroad in the state of Indiana.”

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Fine Men at Work

Steve Abshire, Cardinal Greenways’ Director of Maintenance and Facilities takes care of almost 70 miles of trail with the help of Jacob Houck, BSU graduate student. It’s a BIG job, but our CG maintenance guys do a great job.  Steve and Jacob recently finished spraying invasive plants along the entire trail, while doing the usual mowing, trimming trees, removing debris, blowing off the trail, and keeping up with the many unexpected jobs that come their way each day.

Steve is always looking for good maintenacnce volunteers. If you like being outside, using tools, driving a truck, feeling good, and making Cardinal Greenways look even better, please let us know. If you’ve been thinking about volunteering, please take the leap. We need you today!

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Candy Corn Confection

According to the National Confectioners Association’s 2013 consumer survey of 1,135 adults nationwide, people have a preference how to eat candy corn. They discovered 42.7% start with the narrow white end, 10.6% start with the wider yellow end, and 46.8% eat the whole piece at once. Here’s our own discovery: it you mix candy corn with peanuts, it’s absolutely delicious!

Contact Us

Cardinal Greenways
700 E. Wysor Street
Muncie, IN 47305
(765) 287-0399

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