Bellefontaine, Ohio (OH) Trails & Maps

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  • Alum Creek Greenway Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 22.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Alum Creek Greenway Trail follows a north–south route along a riparian corridor of its namesake creek, connecting neighborhoods, parks and commercial districts. The scenic pathway will one day be part of the larger Ohio to Erie Trail that ...
  • Blanchard River Greenway Bike Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Blanchard River Greenway Bike Trail runs along a former Baltimore & Ohio Railroad corridor on the riverfront in downtown Findlay. The trail primarily courses through woodlands, with highlights including river views and a bridge crossing ...
  • Buck Creek Trail (OH)

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 6.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Buck Creek Trail runs between Buck Creek State Park and Plum Street by Wittenberg University. At its eastern end in Buck Creek State Park, the trail makes a loop and heads into 2 different directions bordering the southwest side of the reservoir. The ...
  • Camp Chase Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 6.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Camp Chase Trail is a paved, 6.9-mile pathway stretching from Lilly Chapel to Galloway in central Ohio's Madison and Franklin Counties. It will one day total 15 miles and extend into the Columbus metro area. The trail's name derives from ...
  • Canal Feeder Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 2.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Canal Feeder Trail begins at Graceland Cemetery on the south end of Sidney and continues southwest on a former historical canal towpath dating back to the 1840s. The paved trail parallels the Miami River through dense woodlands as it ...
  • Celina Coldwater Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 4.61 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Celina Coldwater Bikeway is an early rail-with-trail project from the 1980s. Long a popular trail, users follow the Penn Central Railroad between the village of Coldwater and the city of Celina, ending in the north near Grand Lake, the largest ...
  • Creekside Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 15 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Creekside Trail is an important connector in Ohio’s Miami Valley trail network, a system of 330 miles of paved, off-road trails. This 15-mile route cuts a swift route from Xenia to Dayton, passing a variety of sites, including drag racetracks ...
  • Darby Creek Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 7.8 miles
    Surface: Gravel

    The Darby Creek Trail is currently available in two disconnected segments that parallel Big Darby Creek, a State and National Scenic River on the western outskirts of Columbus. The northern 3.5 miles of trail wind through Prairie Oaks Metro ...
  • Foor Leisure Path

    State: OH
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Foor Leisure Path is a short, paved trail that links the northern edge of Groveport’s quaint residential core with the Blacklick Creek Greenway Trail. The connection allows Groveport residents to travel seamlessly by bike or foot north to ...
  • Franklin Township Greenway Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 6.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Franklin Township Greenway Trail runs on flat terrain through conservation, agriculture and residential areas just beyond the southern shoreline of Grand Lake, Ohio’s largest inland lake. Portions of the trail pass through Grand Lake Saint ...
  • Genoa Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Genoa Trail runs between Northgate Way in Westerville and Plumb Road south of Galena, paralleling the east side of State Route 3. The trail is separated from the road by a nice corridor of trees, shading nearly the entire length of the pathway. The ...
  • Great Miami River Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 86.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Note: Due to I-75 bridge work, the Great Miami River Trail is closed between Fifth Street and Helena Street in downtown Dayton until 2017. More information and a map of the half-mile, on-street detour around the closure is available on the Miami ...
  • Greenville Creek Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Greenville Creek Trail is nice, albeit short, retreat through suburban Greenville. The paved path follows its namesake creek, passing under streets and linking neighborhood parks with the downtown. The trail runs for 0.5 mile between Alice ...
  • Heritage Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 6.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    More than half of the smooth, flat, 6.1-mile Heritage Rail-Trail has a parallel 4-mile horse trail. The equestrian corridor starts at Hayden Run Road and continues northwest to the Cemetery Pike trailhead. If you're walking, biking or inline ...
  • Heritage Trail (OH)

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 20.13 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel, Woodchips

    NOTE:This, and all trails in Hancock County, are closed during hunting season, September 1 to January 31. Segments running through Findlay are not closed. Hancock County's Heritage Trail runs for more than 20 miles from Heritage Trail Center ...
  • Hoover Scenic Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Hoover Scenic Trail continues north from the paved Genoa Trail to Weise Road just south of Galena. The trail follows the northwestern shoreline of the sprawling Hoover Reservoir within a scenic nature preserve. A highlight of the trail’s ...
  • Hydraulic Canal Run

    State: OH
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Hydraulic Canal Run begins in picturesque French Park, where stands of mature trees provide the perfect shady spots to picnic. From here, you can also connect to Piqua City Linear Park, a rail-trail that extends 5.5 miles across the city. From ...
  • I-670 Greenway Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The 3.5-mile I-670 Greenway Trail parallels Interstate 670 and Leonard Avenue in Columbus on its winding route from Ohio Dominican University to the Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center and Columbus State Community College. While scenery ...
  • Iron Horse Trail (OH)

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 7.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The 7-mile Iron Horse Trail (open in two disconnected segments) utilizes approximately 2 miles of former Penn Central right-of-way, providing users a pleasant route through neighborhoods, as well as a link to Centerville’s Iron Horse Park and ...
  • Lima Rotary Riverwalk

    State: OH
    Length: 13.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Lima Rotary Riverwalk trail follows the southeast bank of the meandering Ottowa River between Heritage Park southwest of Lima and Schoonover Park northeast of city center. At its north end, the scenic trail circles the lake at Schoonover ...
  • Little Miami Scenic Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 78 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Little Miami Scenic Trail is a jewel in the 330-mile network of paved, off-road trails in Ohio’s Miami Valley. The 78-mile paved path links Terrace Park near Cincinnati to Springfield, a dozen towns and four counties to the north. It passes ...
  • Mad River Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 7.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Mad River Trail offers a paved, 7-mile route along its namesake river in northeastern Dayton and is part of one of the nation's largest network of paved, off-street trails. Its western end begins near Webster Street in RiverScape MetroPark. ...
  • Marion Tallgrass Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Grass

    The Marion Tallgrass Trail is a planned trail extending west for 12 miles from Marion, Ohio, on a former Erie Lackawanna Railway corridor. The line was part of the Erie Lackawanna’s main line that once stretched from northern New Jersey to Chicago ...
  • Miami & Erie Canal (Delphos to Spencerville)

    State: OH
    Length: 10 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    The 40-mile hiking and biking trail along the Miami & Erie Canal Towpath was created through the Ohio Trails Act. The trail is broken into five segments ranging from 3 miles to 14 miles between the towns of Delphos and Fort Loramie. Each segment ...
  • Miami & Erie Canal (Minster to Fort Loramie)

    State: OH
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The 40-mile hiking and biking trail along the Miami & Erie Canal Towpath was created through the Ohio Trails Act. The trail is broken into five segments ranging from 3 miles to 14 miles between the towns of Delphos and Fort Loramie. Each segment ...
  • Miami & Erie Canal (New Breman to Minster)

    State: OH
    Length: 2.7 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    The 40-mile hiking and biking trail along the Miami & Erie Canal Towpath was created through the Ohio Trails Act. The trail is broken into five segments ranging from 3 miles to 14 miles between the towns of Delphos and Fort Loramie. Each segment ...
  • Miami & Erie Canal (Spencerville to St. Marys)

    State: OH
    Length: 14 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    The 40-mile hiking and biking trail along the Miami & Erie Canal Towpath was created through the Ohio Trails Act. The trail is broken into five segments ranging from 3 miles to 14 miles between the towns of Delphos and Fort Loramie. Each segment ...
  • Miami & Erie Canal (St. Marys to New Breman)

    State: OH
    Length: 9 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    The 40-mile hiking and biking trail along the Miami & Erie Canal Towpath was created through the Ohio Trails Act. The trail is broken into five segments ranging from 3 miles to 14 miles between the towns of Delphos and Fort Loramie. Each segment ...
  • Miami & Erie Canal Towpath Overview

    State: OH
    Length: 40 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel

    The Miami & Erie Canal was built between 1825 and 1845, an engineering marvel stretching from Cincinnati to Toledo. This canal was heavily used until competition from the railroad caused the decline of the canal system. The Miami & Erie Canal ...
  • Oakwoods Trails

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt, Grass, Woodchips

    The Oakwoods Trail system runs through a 155-acre nature preserve bordering Interstate 75 southwest of downtown Findlay. The preserve features a small lake, woodlands and meadows. The trails form three main loops, and a small section occupies ...
  • Ohio to Erie Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 245.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone, Dirt

    The Ohio to Erie Trail is a planned 320-mile route via several existing trails that span the state of Ohio from the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland to the Ohio River in Cincinnati. When complete, the paved trail will connect residents in villages, ...
  • Olentangy Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 13 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Olentangy Trail picks up near the north end of the Scioto Greenway Trail, heading 13 miles north through several parks and Ohio State University. Portions of the trail are rough going, but for the most part it is serene and scenic. From ...
  • Pickaway County Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 16.5 miles
    Surface:

    The old Cincinnati-Muskingum Railroad grade from Circleville to the County line at New Holland is now owned by the Pickaway County Park District. Efforts are now underway to develop the Pickaway Trail which will eventually be over 16 miles of ...
  • Piqua City Linear Park

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 5.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Piqua City Linear Park was constructed on an abandoned railroad bed from the city's easternmost point to its westernmost point. Midway, it connects to the Great Miami River Trail and is part of the 330-mile Miami Valley trail system, one of ...
  • Prairie Grass Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 29 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The paved Prairie Grass Trail stretches 29 miles between London and Xenia, generally following US 42. The northern trailhead is located in London, behind the senior citizen's center, and has a picnic pavilion and public restroom. The trailhead ...
  • Roberts Pass Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 6.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Roberts Pass Trail runs from downtown London, Ohio, to rural Fairfield Township. The trail passes through farmland for 6.5 miles, although dense tree cover shades the route at all times. Although the trail might not offer varied scenery, ...
  • Scioto Greenway Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 10.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Scioto Greenway Trail is an early urban greenway at its best. The 10-mile multiuse trail hugs the banks of the Scioto River and connects parks, links with other trails and offers fabulous views of downtown Columbus. Portions of the route ...
  • Simon Kenton Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 17.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Simon Kenton Trail is a tribute to the hardworking volunteer group that built and maintains the corridor, once part of the Erie-Lackawanna rail line. The rail-trail is well designed, has extensions and improvements in the offing and has ...
  • Stillwater River Bikeway

    State: OH
    Length: 7.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Stillwater River Bikeway winds through Dayton's northern suburbs, following the tree-lined eastern shore of its namesake waterway for much of the way. Two disconnected segments of trail are currently open. The shorter Northern Segment ...
  • Tecumseh Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 2.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The paved Tecumseh Trail skirts the quaint city of New Carlisle. The trail takes users through some beautiful wooded areas along a former railroad corridor and connects to Smith Park. At the popular Wot-a-Dog Drive-In Restaurant along State ...
  • Tecumseh Trail Multi-use Pathway

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 7.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Tecumseh Trail Multi-use Pathway offers a pleasant route, partially on the former Pennsylvania Railroad's Columbus-to-Saint Louis freight mainline. The rail route was also once used for Lincoln's funeral train in 1865. The trail provides ...
  • Westerville B&W

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 20.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Westerville B&W (Bike & Walk Route) is an extensive system of paved multi-use paths throughout the Columbus suburb, stretching from Hoover Reservoir on the east to as far west as Worthington Road. On-road bike lanes allow for cyclists to ...
  • Wolf Creek Trail (OH)

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 16.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Wolf Creek Trail is a well-maintained asphalt trail that is currently open in two disconnected segments. It’s part of the 330-mile Miami Valley trail system, one of the largest paved, off-road trail networks in the county. The longest section ...
  • Wright Brothers Huffman Prairie Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 4.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Wright Brothers Huffman Prairie Bikeway runs from South Street in downtown Fairborn, along the north side of Kauffman Avenue adjacent to an active rail line, to National Road. At that point, the trail crosses Kauffman to the south side and ...
  • Xenia-Jamestown Connector

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 15.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Xenia–Jamestown Connector Trail links these two eponymous communities, and travels east beyond Jamestown to the Green/Fayette county line at Rosemoor Road. It's part of Ohio’s Miami Valley trail system, one of the nation's largest networks ...
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