students riding bikes on campus

Ball State has a vibrant and picturesque campus that you can enjoy walking or biking.

Explore the campus by choosing a walking route. We also offer indoor walking areas for inclement weather.

Bike Rack Map

Whether you bike to work, ride to save money, time, or to preserve your health or the environment, Ball State offers several bike racks throughout campus to help keep your bicycle safe while you are away. 

Register your bike

Bike Rack Map

Bike Rack Map

Recreation Services has indoor walking options to help you keep moving on days where the weather isn’t cooperating. 

Recreation Services Hours

If you have an indoor route you would like to measure give us a call at 765-285-9355. We will be happy to loan you our measuring wheel.

About 2,000 steps on your pedometer = 1 Mile

Worthen Arena

6 laps around the Arena = 1 Mile

Ball Gym

12 laps around Ball Gym track = 1 Mile

Field and Sports Track

8 laps around the Field Sports Building track = 1 Mile

Outdoor Walking Map

Outdoor Walking Map

The Ball State Arboretum offers five walking trails have been designed and implemented across the main body of campus for the enjoyment of educators, students, and community members. These trails average about one mile each, and all together feature 197 trees, with 144 different species/cultivars. Trails will remain open to the public year-round; visitors can see the trees bloom in the spring, foliated in the summer, turn color in the fall, and view their leafless beauty in the winter.

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