The official opening and ribbon cutting for the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail between Middlebury and Shipshewana will be held at 1:30 pm Sept 20 at the intersection of the trail and CR 900W, just north of CR250 N.
Parking is available at Lifegate Church, CR 250 N.
Officials from the towns of Middlebury and Shipshewana, Elkhart County Parks, Friends of the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail and the Indiana Department of Transportation will cut the ribbon. Members of the public are invited.
The 6-mile section of hew trail nearly doubles the current size of the attraction.