The Lester Rail Trail in Ohio's Medina County runs 3 miles between Abbeyville Road and Lester Road in York Township. The trail passes through bucolic farmland with scattered remnants of prairie, where native grasses still grow, and wetlands. Look for wildlife and wildflowers, including the rare cardinal flower in the wet areas along the trail. Although the path is mostly level, it rises slightly from Abbeyville Road to Lester Road.
Parking and Trail Access
Park at the rear of the Medina County Career Center in the northeast corner of the parking lot. You can also park off Fenn Rd. and at 3654 Lester Road.
Nice little ride close to home, but nothing special
I like this trail because it's only about 3 miles from home. Typical straight trail with crushed limestone. Trail description is very accurate except for the distance. Mile Marker 0 is at Lester and it's MM 2.85 at the other end at Abbeyville Rd. To get ...