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LaSalle Trail


Bike the Bend $5,000 Matching Grant Donate Now...
Bike the Bend is providing a $5,000 Matching Grant to encourage individuals and businesses to support this vital segment in the 34 mile multi-use area trail known as the Indiana Michigan River Valley Trail.  St. Joseph County is currently fund raising approximately $200,000 as its portion of the final phase of the LaSalle Trail construction.  Bike the Bend will match dollar for dollar all contributions up to a total of $5,000. 

LaSalle Trail Funding


  • The LaSalle Trail starts in Roseland near the Roseland Town Park and will eventually reach the Indiana/Michigan state line.
  • The first phase now ends at Cleveland Road.
  • For more information, call 574/277-4828
  • Size- 12.61 Acres

Unique features:

  • Groundbreaking ceremony held on May 11, 2001
  • Will be a 3.5 mile paved trail when completed.
  • Now open from Cripe St. to Cleveland Road.
  • The corridor was part of the Interurban line that ran from South Bend to Niles, Michigan, operated by Indiana Railway Co. subsidiary South Bend & Southern Michigan Railway Co., opended in 1903

Recreational opportunities:

  • Birdwatching
  • Bicycling
  • Hiking
  • In-line Skating
  • Walking Guests of hotels along the LaSalle Trail will be able to safely walk to restaurants and stores.

Pictures of LaSalle Trail Groundbreaking & Construction


Site Map Location Map
St. Patrick's County Park St. Patrick's County Park

South Bend, Indiana 46637-1004
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