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Allegheny River Trail

32 miles
With a wide, paved pathway and adjacent equestrian trail running through lush woodland and riverside terrain, the Allegheny River Trail (ART) has something to offer every trail enthusiast. Following a segment of the Allegheny River that is part ...
Asphalt

Beaver River Trail

1 miles
Situated in downtown Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, the asphalt trail runs through a park setting on the former Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad close to the Beaver River and ending near the rugby fields at the Geneva College Campus. The trail ...
Asphalt

Berlin Lake Trail

2.2 miles
The Berlin Lake Trail lies mid-way between Cleveland and Pittsburgh in Deerfield Township of Portage County. The 2-mile crushed limestone rail-trail crosses Berlin Lake, traveling through wooded areas with lake views. Fishing is not permitted ...
Crushed Stone

Bike and Hike Trail

33.5 miles
The Bike & Hike Trail is a rambling, rolling 33.5-mile rail-trail peppered with bridge crossings and neighborhood road riding in both a rural and suburban setting. Unlike most flat rail-trails, this route has delightful dips and rises, but small ...
Asphalt

Butler-Freeport Community Trail

19.5 miles
Built in 1871 to transport the region's high-quality limestone to support Pittsburgh's growing steel industry, the Butler-Freeport line was the first railroad in the county. After a two-day celebration of the opening, the railroad conducted ...
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Crushed Stone
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Ernst Bike Trail

6.1 miles
Along its 6-mile path, this paved rail-trail crosses through a rich array of natural habitats, from creek bottomlands to meadow, marsh and forest. The trail is named for Calvin Ernst, who owned the Meadville-Linesville Railroad corridor and ...
Asphalt

Gates Mills Interurban Bridge

0.1 miles
The Gates Mills Interurban Bridge, known locally as simply The Walking Bridge, offers a pedestrian-only route over the scenic Chagrin River. The steel truss bridge was built in 1899 for the Eastern Ohio Traction Company as part of an electric ...
Asphalt
Boardwalk

Headwaters Trail

8 miles
The bucolic Headwaters Trail is a pleasant 8-mile journey through the rural landscape between Mantua and Garrettsville. The path has a crushed-stone surface and is mostly shaded. It follows the route of the old Cleveland-Mahoning Railroad line ...
Crushed Stone

Lake Metroparks Greenway Corridor

5.1 miles
The Lake Metroparks Greenway Corridor runs for more than 5 miles through Painesville, Painesville Township and Concord Township. The elevation rises a little more than 200 feet from Painesville (north end) to Concord Township. A short disconnected ...
Asphalt

Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail

12.5 miles
The Little Beaver Creek Greenway Trail runs parallel to the Middle Fork of the Little Beaver Creek and has many beautiful and interesting features, including glacial outwashes, upland fields, mature ravine woodlots and wetland wildlife habitats. ...
Asphalt

Maple Highlands Trail

17 miles
The Maple Highlands Trail consists of 3 separate segments totaling more than 17 miles. A majority of the trail follows an abandoned Baltimore & Ohio Railroad corridor through a mostly rural landscape, heavily wooded in places. The paved northern ...
Asphalt
Gravel

Maurice K. Goddard State Park Multi-Use Trail

12 miles
Maurice K. Goddard State Park spans more than 2,000 acres in northwestern Pennsylvania, about 70 miles north of Pittsburgh. A centerpiece of the park is the expansive Lake Wilhelm, popular with anglers. A paved, off-road trail for biking and ...
Asphalt

MetroParks Bikeway

11 miles
The well-designed MetroParks Bikeway between Canfield Township and Austintown is an 11-mile paved corridor that passes through both suburbs and countryside in northeastern Ohio. Traveling north from the trail's start at Western Reserve Road, ...
Asphalt

Montour Trail

46 miles
The Montour Trail follows a portion of the old Montour Railroad, which was built between 1877 and 1914 to link the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad with the region's many coal mines. Forming a semi-circle around Pittsburgh, the Montour Railroad ...
Asphalt
Crushed Stone

Montour Trail - Airport Connector

6.5 miles
The Airport Connector is a spur off the impressive Montour Trail that circles the western outskirts of Pittsburgh. The paved pathway begins just off the extended-term parking lot on the western end of the Pittsburgh International Airport. Follow ...
Asphalt

Moraine State Park Bike Trail

7 miles
Moraine State Park features a seven mile bike trail, which follows along the North Shore. This trail was completed in the Summer of 2006. The trail can be found in the Northeast section of the park on the North Shore of the park. Along the way ...
Asphalt
Crushed Stone

Newton Falls Trail

0.75 miles
The Newton Falls Trail, built on a former railroad bed, follows the Mahoning River as it winds its way downtown. The route provides pleasant neighborhood views of the quaint township that was established in the early 1800s, as well as access ...
Concrete

Nickelplate Trail (OH)

2.5 miles
Ohio's Nickel Plate Trail runs for 2.5 miles from 5th Street near Ravenna Avenue (Metzger Park) to Swallen Avenue south of town. The wooded corridor follow an old railroad right-of-way through parks, suburban back yards, wetlands and cultivated ...
Asphalt
Crushed Stone

Niles Greenway

4.5 miles
The Niles Greenway is a paved, multi-use path running north–south between the county line on the south and the town of Niles. The pleasant trail passes through a mix of wooded areas, scattered light industrial estates and a few suburban back ...
Asphalt

North Hills Harmony Trail

1 miles
The Harmony Trail in the North Hills is a work in progress, managed by volunteers with the Rachel Carson Trails Conservancy. As of August 2011, about 1 mile of a proposed 4.3 miles of abandoned rail corridor have been completed. The conservancy ...
Gravel

Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail

81.1 miles
As closely as possible, the Ohio & Erie Canalway Towpath Trail follows a historic canal where mules once pulled boats from 1827 to 1913. Currently, just over 80 miles of the trail are complete from Cleveland south to Bolivar, but it will eventually ...
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Crushed Stone
Dirt

Ohio River Greenway Trail

41 miles
The Ohio River Greenway Trail, first envisioned in 2009, is a planned 41-mile route from the Point of Beginning, where three states meet (Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia), to the Montour Trail, which curves around western Pittsburgh. It ...
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Ohio to Erie Trail

245.5 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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Olde Muskingum Trail

6 miles
The Olde Muskingum Trail parallels the Tuscarawas River and the Ohio & Erie Canalway between Cherry Street in Canal Fulton and Forty Corners Road just north of Massillon. The 6-mile scenic trail has a crushed limestone surface for hiking and ...
Crushed Stone

Orrville to Clinton Trail

8 miles
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. ...

Panhandle Trail

29 miles
The Panhandle Trail is another jewel in the Pittsburgh metro area trail system. A Conrail line, known as the Panhandle Railroad, once connected Pittsburgh to Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis on this route. The rail corridor has been transformed ...
Crushed Stone

Portage Hike and Bike Trail

9.8 miles
The Portage Hike and Bike Trail stretches nearly 10 miles between Kent and Ravenna, about 40 miles southeast of Cleveland and the southern shores of Lake Erie. Between the two busy downtowns, quiet woods and meadows can be enjoyed. In some areas, ...
Asphalt
Crushed Stone

Pymatuning State Park Spillway Trail

2.9 miles
Located on the abandoned Erie and Pittsburgh branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad, this short but intriguing trail runs through Pymatuning State Park, a large and popular two-state recreation area encompassing a 2,500-acre wildlife refuge around ...
Ballast

Red Line Greenway

3 miles
The Red Line Greenway is planned to extend from the Michael Zone Recreation Center on the west side of Cleveland into downtown, including an elevated section on the RTA viaduct that overlooks the Cuyahoga River. Along with spectacular views ...
Asphalt

Samuel Justus Recreation Trail

6 miles
Connecting Oil City and Franklin, the Samuel Justus Trail is a 6-mile segment of a 30-mile trail that follows the former Allegheny Valley Railroad. The A.V. was completed to Oil City in 1868 and connected the oil fields with Pittsburgh. It operated ...
Asphalt

Sandy Creek Trail

12 miles
The Sandy Creek Trail carves its way through some of the most remote and spectacular countryside in northwestern Pennsylvania. This 12-mile paved trail has some impressive features, including tunnels and massive trestles like the Belmar Bridge, ...
Asphalt

Shenango River Trail

7 miles
The Shenango River Trail once served as a towpath along the Erie Canal Extension. During the mid-1800s, mules pulled boats along the canal, linking goods from the Great Lakes to Pittsburgh and beyond. Recognizing the geographic significance ...
Dirt

Stark Electric Railway Trail

1.15 miles
The Stark Electric Railway Trail runs on a former interurban rail line that linked Canton and Salem via Louisville, Alliance and Sebring from 1902 to 1939. The company was nicknamed the ‘Bachelor Railroad’ because most of its executives were ...
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Concrete

Stavich Bicycle Trail

10.5 miles
Constructed in 1983 with the help of donations from the Stavich Family and local individuals, the Stavich Trail is unusual in several ways. First, unlike most rail-trails, it was built on an interurban electric railroad right-of-way: the Penn–Ohio ...
Asphalt
Crushed Stone

Tallmadge Hike & Bike Trail

2.9 miles
The Tallmadge Hike & Bike Trail runs for nearly 3 miles between Southwest Avenue and N. Munroe Road, paralleling the old Conrail railroad line through Tallmadge. Much of the trail is heavily wooded, while the Tallmadge town end provides access ...
Crushed Stone
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Gravel

Trout Island Trail

2.4 miles
The Trout Island Trail is planned to be a 13-mile rail-trail along the former Erie and Pittsburgh Railroad. Currently, 2.4 miles are open and fully paved in Sharpsville, following the Shenango River near the Pennsylvania-Ohio border. Eventually, ...
Asphalt

Vestal Trail

0.5 miles
The Vestal Trail is 0.5-mile connection through town of McCandless that joins the Oakridge neighborhood to the playing fields at its eastern end. The trail is maintained by volunteers of the Rachel Carson Trails Conservancy and is part of the ...
Grass
Gravel

Warren Bikeway

3.2 miles
The Warren Bikeway is an integral component of the Great Ohio Lake-to-River Greenway, which will eventually link Lake Erie and the Ohio River via a multiuse, off-road trail. Warren’s portion consists of two unique parts: a greenway coursing ...
Asphalt

Western Reserve Greenway

43 miles
The Western Reserve Greenway is a 43-mile, mostly rural rail-trail that cuts a north–south course from Ashtabula to Warren, Ohio. The greenway's start is only a few miles from Lake Erie, and a planned extension will bring it right to the shoreline. ...
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Ballast