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 fields.
Parking and Trail Access
Toward the southern end, park at the end of McKimm Avenue where it meets Pinevale Ave. At the north end, park at Metzger Park (5th St. at Ravenna Ave.). You can also access the trail from Louisville Middle School.
this is a beautiful trail. great trail for a warm up ride or to introduce children to riding on trails as most of it is paved and a short section is crushed limestone. the trail is also connected to beautiful Metzger park. I can not wait till stark parks ...
Easy Little Trail
This is a very short, flat trail that passes from farm land into the community of Louisville. Although it is listed as paved, a small portion south of the parking lot just off Georgetown Road is crushed stone. This would be a good trail to introduce children ...