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Alum Creek Greenway Trail

22.4 miles
The Alum Creek Greenway Trail follows a north–south route along a riparian corridor of its namesake creek, connecting neighborhoods and commercial districts. The 22-mile route was completed in October 2015 and is now one of the longest trails ...
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Blanchard River Greenway Bike Trail

1.5 miles
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 ...
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Buck Creek Trail (OH)

6.1 miles
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 ...
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Camp Chase Trail

12.3 miles
The Camp Chase Trail is a paved, 12-mile pathway stretching from Lilly Chapel to southwest Columbus in Ohio's Madison and Franklin Counties. The last 3 miles are under construction and, when complete, the 15-mile trail will have a smooth transition ...
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Canal Feeder Trail

2.4 miles
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 ...
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Celina Coldwater Bikeway

4.61 miles
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 ...
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Creekside Trail

15 miles
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 ...
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Darby Creek Trail

7.8 miles
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 ...
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Franklin Township Greenway Trail

6.5 miles
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 ...
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Galena Brick Trail

0.8 miles
The Galena Brick Trail follows a former rail bed from the Blackhawk golf course to Miller Park, which offers a small playground. Of historical significance is the nearby Galena Shale and Brick Factory, which dates back to the 1890s and for which ...
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Genoa Trail

4 miles
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 ...
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Great Miami River Trail

86.2 miles
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 ...
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Greenville Creek Trail

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

6.1 miles
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 ...
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Heritage Trail (OH)

17.2 miles
Findlay lies at the heart of Hancock County's 17-mile Heritage Trail. From the city center, the trail extends west to Litzenberg Memorial Woods and east to Van Horn Cemetery. The trail mostly follows the course of the Blanchard River and offers ...
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Hoover Scenic Trail

0.6 miles
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 ...
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Hydraulic Canal Run

2.3 miles
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 ...
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I-670 Downtown Connector Trail

3.5 miles
The 3.5-mile I-670 Downtown Connector 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 ...
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Iron Horse Trail (OH)

7.6 miles
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 ...
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Lima Rotary Riverwalk

13.3 miles
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 ...
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Little Miami Scenic Trail

73 miles
The Little Miami Scenic Trail is a jewel in the 330-mile network of paved, off-road trails in Ohio’s Miami Valley. The 73-mile paved path runs between Springfield and Newtown (near Cincinnati), connecting a dozen towns and five counties along ...
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Mad River Trail

7.1 miles
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. ...
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Marion Tallgrass Trail

6.9 miles
The Marion Tallgrass Trail is a developing rail-trail which will extend from Marion westward 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 ...
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Miami & Erie Canal Towpath

36.6 miles
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 ...
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Oakwoods Trails

1.4 miles
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 ...
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Ohio to Erie Trail

274.1 miles
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, ...
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Olentangy Trail

13 miles
Caution: The Olentangy Trail is currently closed between Worthington Hills Park and Olentangy River Parklands at Wilson Bridge Road. This section is scheduled to reopen some time in 2017. Refer to dot.state.oh.us for detailed directions to detour ...
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Pickaway County Rail-Trail

16.5 miles
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

5.5 miles
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 ...
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Prairie Grass Trail

29 miles
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 ...
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Roberts Pass Trail

6.5 miles
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, ...
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Scioto Greenway Trail

10.5 miles
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 ...
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Simon Kenton Trail

35.5 miles
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 western Ohio rail-trail stretches 35.5 miles, connecting the communities of Bellefontaine, ...
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Stillwater River Bikeway

7.1 miles
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 ...
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Tecumseh Trail

2.4 miles
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 ...
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Tecumseh Trail Multi-use Pathway

7.2 miles
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 ...
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Westerville B&W

23.9 miles
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 ...
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Wolf Creek Trail (OH)

16.2 miles
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 ...
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Wright Brothers Huffman Prairie Bikeway

4.6 miles
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 ...
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Xenia-Jamestown Connector

15.4 miles
The Xenia–Jamestown Connector Trail links these two eponymous communities, and travels east beyond Jamestown to the Greene/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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