Newark, Ohio (OH) Trails & Maps

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  • Alum Creek Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 25.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Alum Creek Multi-Use Trail is part of the larger Ohio to Erie Trail that will eventually link Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland. This Alum Creek section follows a north–south route along a riparian corridor of its namesake creek, connecting ...
  • Blackhand Gorge

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 4.26 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This path has some of the best scenery Ohio has to offer: a flowing river, spring water trickling from steep rock ledges, rock formations and cool, thick woods. The trail also crosses a creek and passes between a huge section of rock that had ...
  • Blacklick Creek Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 12 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Blacklick Creek Trail totals 12 miles in three separate segments (as of autumn 2011): 1. In the southwest, the trail courses through Three Creeks Metro Park, where it shares the same path as the Alum Creek Trail for part of the way. The ...
  • Buckeye Scenic Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 4.25 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The newest addition to the expanding Licking County trail system is the Buckeye Scenic Trail. This trail goes 4 miles from just outside the commercial district of Heath to Lakewood High School along US Route 40. The asphalted trail goes past ...
  • Camp Chase Rail-Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 5.5 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    The Camp Chase Rail-Trail is a paved, 5-mile pathway stretching from Lilly Chapel to Georgesville in central Ohio's Madison County. It will one day total 11 miles and extend into Franklin County and the Columbus metro area. It gets its name ...
  • Canal Winchester Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This one mile paved trail connects the municipal pool complex in the village of Canal Winchester to the bustling commercial district along Gender Road.
  • Coshocton Three Rivers Bikeway (Ohio to Erie Trail)

    State: OH
    Length: 2.25 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Coshocton Three Rivers Bikeway provides safe and direct access from the City of Coshocton to the Lake Park Recreational Complex and historic Roscoe Village. Trail users cross under US Route 36, thereby eliminating the need to cross five ...
  • Darby Creek Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 7.8 miles
    Surface: Gravel

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

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 9.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Fairfield Heritage Trail winds through and connects the community of Lancaster. It links a college, high school, junior high school and elementary school, as well as numerous parks and shopping and dining opportunities along its 9.5-mile ...
  • Genoa Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 4.85 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Part of the Ohio to Erie Trail, the Genoa Trail runs between Northgate Way in Westerville and Weise Road in Galena. The trail parallels the east side of State Route 3 and is separated from the road by a nice corridor of trees, shading nearly ...
  • Great Guernsey Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The first 6 miles of the Great Guernsey Trail project runs from corduroy road outside of Cambridge to Lore City.
  • Heart of Ohio Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 16 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Ballast, Crushed Stone

    The Heart of Ohio Trail extends from the Knox-Licking county line just south of Centerburg north to Mount Vernon. It offers nearly 16 miles of walking, skating and biking, while an adjacent trail between Thayer Road to Tucker Road (about 3 miles) ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hockhocking Adena Bikeway

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 20.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Hockhocking Adena Bikeway traces a beautiful, twisting 20-mile course from Athens to Nelsonville along the Hocking River. The rail-trail draws its name from the ancient Adena Indians who lived in this area and called the Hocking, a tributary ...
  • Holmes County Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 15 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    If traveling through Ohio's Amish country and sharing space with bicycles, buggies, and abundant wildlife sounds like an idyllic day to you, then you will enjoy the 15-mile Holmes County Trail. A good place to start is the trail's Hipp Station ...
  • Interstate-670 Bikeway

    State: OH
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This short bikeway parallels old Leonard Avenue and Interstate 670 in Columbus from Airport Drive to Cleveland Avenue. The path starts at Airport Drive and passes right through the city. It begins by moving along some of the highway walls along ...
  • Killbuck Wildlife Area Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 3.7 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    A walking-only trail for wildlife observation is being established on the abandoned B&O Railroad through the center of the Killbuck Marsh Wildlife Area. The trail is currently 3.7 miles long and passes through a large variety of natural habitats. ...
  • Kokosing Gap Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 14 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Part of the 320-mile Ohio to Erie Trail, the 14-mile Kokosing Gap Trail travels through a landscape of ravines and farmland and passes a beautifully restored train and a cheerful wood caboose. This outstanding trail connects the towns of Mount ...
  • Loudonville Pedestrian and Bicycle Pathway

    State: OH
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Loudonville Pedestrian and Bicycle Pathway is nestled in a scenic valley in a small town nicknamed the "Canoe Capital of Ohio." The trail begins in downtown Loudonville, crosses the Blackfork River at Riverside Park and continues along the ...
  • Mohican Valley Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 4.8 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone, Sand

    The Mohican Valley Trail runs for nearly 5 miles along an abandoned right-of-way of the old Penn Central Railroad on the eastern edge of Knox County, between Brinkhaven and Danville. The trail features the stunning Bridge Of Dreams in Brinkhaven, ...
  • Muskingum Recreational Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 4.5 miles
    Surface: Ballast

    The Muskingum Recreation Trail runs for 4.5 miles along a ballast trail between Main Street in Dresden and Rock Cut Road. The trail offers views of the Muskingum River, with impressive rock formations, through a wooded corridor. Another 0.5-mile ...
  • Ohio Canal Greenway

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 3.8 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    This multi-purpose recreational trail is located on an old Penn Central Railroad right-of-way. Farm fields border on the west and the historic Ohio and Erie Canal borders on the east. A watered portion of the canal extends from the Hebron ...
  • Ohio to Erie Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 320 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Ohio to Erie Trail spans the state of Ohio from a tributary of the Ohio River in Cincinatti to Cleveland on the shores of Lake Erie. When complete, this trail will connect four of Ohio's metropolitan cities, a dozen large towns, and numerous ...
  • Old Town Creek Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone

    This is a newly opened 1 mile trail in Logan, Ohio the gateway to the Hocking Hills region of southeast Ohio. The trail can be reached from the parking lot at the county fairgrounds in Logan or at the lot at Aqueduct Park in Logan. Starting ...
  • Olentangy Trail

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

    The Olentangy Trail picks up near the north end of the Scioto 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 Confluence ...
  • Orrville to Clinton Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 8 miles
    Surface:

    The much anticipated 8 mile trail from Orrville to Clinton is closer to reality. The corridor was purchased in the summer of 2010 from Norfolk and Southern Railroad. The trail will go from Orrville through the village of Marshallville to Clinton. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Richland B&O Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 18.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Carving a semi-circular route between Butler and Mansfield, the Richland B&O Trail zigzags across the same several roads and weaves in and out of rural landscapes, moving northwest from Butler. From Hitchman Park in Butler, commemorative benches ...
  • 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 Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 10.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Scioto 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 are considered ...
  • T. J. Evans Panhandle Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 9.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Beginning just east of downtown Newark, the T. J. Evans Panhandle Trail runs parallel to active tracks of the Ohio Central Railroad, making this trail a nice example of rail-with-trail. Built and funded by the Thomas J. Evans Foundation, the ...
  • T. J. Evans Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 14.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The T.J. Evans Trail is a very popular route, drawing both locals and visitors. The southern trailhead at Cherry Valley Road in Newark has a kiosk with a pay phone, drinking fountain and user guidelines. On the other side of town in East Newark, ...
  • The Great Guernsey Trail Extension

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 7 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    This 7 mile corridor once developed will add to the existing Great Guernsey Trail from Cambridge to Lore City.
  • Westerville Bikeways

    Rail-Trail

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

    The Westerville Bikeways is a system of paved multi-use paths throughout the town, stretching from Hoover Reservoire on the east to as far west as Worthington Road. On-road bike lanes allow for cyclists to ride a variety of loops. Visit the ...
  • Zane's Landing Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: OH
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Zane's Landing rail-with-trail follows the east branch of the Muskingum River north from Zanesville. The southern terminus is in Zane's Landing Park downtown, with the northern terminus in Riverside Park. The trail lies near the docking ...
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