Trail

Flowing Well Park Trail

Carmel, IN
Length: 1.50 mi.
Type: Loop

About This Trail

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Flowing Well Park Trail, as the name implies, starts at a natural well. The park has 1.5 miles of walking trails but none are named. The path starts paved and then turns into a grassy or dirt pathway (depending on the season). This makes ADA and stroller accessible for the initial portion of the trail.

This a great place to check out wildflowers, do some creek stomping, collect seashells or just play on the sandbank. There is also a nice boardwalk bridge.

The well is a great place to start or wrap-up a hike. Bring an empty water bottle or milk jug. Fun fact: The well is a natural underground reservoir and has produced water since 1902, reportedly at 15 gallons per minute.

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Trail Features

Carrier needed No
Stroller friendly Yes
ADA accessible Yes
Water fountains Yes
Bathrooms No
Pet friendly Yes
Nearby convenience store Yes
Camping Nearby No
Emergency support
within 5 miles
Yes

Trail highlights

Creek / River and Natural Play Area

The creek that runs through the park is perfect for creek stomping. Make sure to check the weather and rain levels though, as it can rise fairly quickly. The sandbanks are also great for collecting seashells or getting skipping stones. The trails run right next to the banks for easy access.

Fee & Parking Details

Fee : $0.00

The park has a dedicated lot with some handicap spaces. The lot has plenty of parking and is rarely 100% full.

Trail Contributor

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Bailey Ludlam is Hike it Baby’s Membership Manager and one of the Branch Ambassadors for Hike it Baby Indianapolis. Powered by lots of coffee and a constant need to explore, she is always looking for new adventures, both on and off the trail. And, with two little boys in tow the adventures are endless!