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INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« on: May 14, 2015, 12:34:43 PM »

Flat Fork Creek Park
Located at 16141 East 101 St. Opening summer 2015 .


Groundbreaking
Fishers’ officials have broken ground on a new, year-round park located near 101st St. and Cyntheanne Rd. The facility will bring new amenities to the Fishers Parks system such as mountain bike trails and a 50 ft. sledding hill.


Fishers Parks & Recreation plans to dedicate up to 20 acres of the 60-acre park to reforestation efforts. Reforestation areas will be located near the entrance of the park, as well as throughout the progressive bike trails, and will protect local habitat.


Coming Features Include:
A 50 foot sledding hill (ADA Compliant)
Trails for walking and hiking
A two-mile progressive mountain bike course
A fishing pond
Three ADA compliant and accessible tree houses
59 acres of green space


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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2015, 12:39:45 PM »
Herman and John, form Progressive Trail Designs have started construction of the trails at Flat Fork Creek Park.


I will be organizing some volunteer days in the next couple of weeks to support them.


We will be looking for a Trail Crew Leader for this part to maintain the trails.  Anyone interested can shoot me a PM or come to one of the work days.



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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2015, 08:25:20 PM »
Thanks for the info Paul I'm looking forward to this trail it's less the a mile from my house.what is involved in the trail crew leader? May be interested and will for sure be at all work days.
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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2015, 07:17:38 PM »
Here is a map link to the new Park. http://mapq.st/1QjAyC7 It's hard to miss with that big sledding hill sticking up like a sore thumb...that would be the one you hit on a tree when you came around a turn too fast-again.

« Last Edit: June 08, 2015, 07:20:58 PM by VONZIPPER »

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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #4 on: August 02, 2015, 05:05:29 PM »

Looks cool - I haven't been able to make it out yet due to work schedule.
Just a few things out of curiosity...
 Any ideas if / what costs there might be? (Entry, pass...)
Hours of operation (night time for example)
Would this be expected to be a little more resistant to rutting in the winter?
Is it a loop, or does one head up to a high point and ride down?

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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #5 on: August 02, 2015, 09:00:36 PM »
There is no entry fee to the park. It is a one way trail with a skills section in the middle. The entire trail was compacted so it dries really fast and hard so it should not rut very easy. We had a 5 inch rain go thru here one night and 2 days later the entire trail was dry. Hopefully you can get out soon and Ride the trail. You can PM me and I will meet you and show you around.
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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #6 on: August 05, 2015, 10:56:19 AM »
When is the next chance to ride Flat Fork?

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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #7 on: August 05, 2015, 06:09:21 PM »
Thanks, I'll PM sometime.  I work 11am-8pm currently so I usually have to wrap up my riding my 9:30am  during the week.  :-/

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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2015, 04:11:55 PM »
Is this park even open yet? Last time I was by there were No Trespassing signs up.
Originally it was supposed to be a Spring 2015 opening?

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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #9 on: August 06, 2015, 04:20:35 PM »
The park is still not opened not sure why but the trails are done and ready to Ride. There has been no work over there in at least 2 months. So if it opens this year I Will be surprised.
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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #10 on: August 08, 2015, 09:37:39 PM »
Here's a raw video of some of the trail and the park.



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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #11 on: August 09, 2015, 12:49:24 AM »
Had no idea what FFCP was like. Pretty cool! Thanks for the vid.  :)

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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #12 on: August 09, 2015, 08:15:11 AM »
You are welcome.   The track is a lot of fun with multuple features, banked turns and pump areas.  The two riding walls seem a little on the steep side and its really hard to stay on them.  Riding multiple times in a row with definitely get the heart pumping.  Still lots of fun.

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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #13 on: August 09, 2015, 08:42:44 AM »
Is it ok to ride there yet?

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Re: INFO on Flat Fork Creek Park
« Reply #14 on: August 09, 2015, 09:42:50 AM »
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