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Explore the best rated trails in Salem, OH, whether you're looking for an easy walking trail or a bike trail like the Bike and Hike Trail and Western Reserve Greenway . With more than 45 trails covering 4538 miles you're bound to find a perfect trail for you. Click on any trail below to find trail descriptions, trail maps, photos, and reviews.

Recent Trail Reviews

Brooke Pioneer Trail

Trail is open!

April, 2024 by 8wnyzpk7m2

Trail is now open from end to end after bridge construction. Nicely paved trail. The entry spur to the new bridge over Ohio River is still closed.

Zoar Valley Trail

Apr 2024 - Trail under water from Lock 9 (Before MM82+) to Route 800 (MM86)

April, 2024 by crableg300

Hi

I want to first say, I love this trail and it is a fantastic and quiet place to go for a nice walk or bike ride (11.4 round trip from Ft Laurens to Route 800). I have let some folks know when there are trees / debris on the trail and they are removed quickly. The town of Zoar is a very close by (5 minutes or so away) and I would encourage folks to check it out and also the Wetlands area too which is a hidden gem in the town. Also Ft Laurens (in Bolivar) has a museum and they have a Revolutionary War re-enactment each year that is well done with so many people explaining things too - it is a must to attend. With that said, the trail is under water for the most part from MM82+ to the end at Route 800 because of the recent storms. This is very sad and it will take a long while for the water to recede. A few places to eat that are great are the Canal Street Diner and the Towpath Tavern - they are in Bolivar and that is 5 minutes away from Ft Laurens. Both have great service and good food.

Stavich Bicycle Trail

nice trail.

March, 2024 by jimraybuck

Nice trail. I used it probably 50 times in the last year. Ohio side is a little rough.

Accordion

South Chagrin Reservation All Purpose Trail

super hilly

March, 2024 by nfbeck15

Unless you love climbing steep hills for half the ride then this trail isn’t an enjoyable one unless used for training

Stark Electric Railway Trail

Baz LeBreeze

February, 2024 by bazlebreeze

Great start. This trail needs to be re-established from Canton down through Beach City and finally to Urichsville !

Ohio to Erie Trail

We did a 8.45 mi round trip between Harvard Rd and Warren Rd overhead bridge. Being in a wheelchair we had no issues whatsoever with the surface of the trail.

January, 2024 by huffy9718

We did a 8.45 mi round trip between Harvard Rd and Warren Rd overhead bridge. Being in a wheelchair we had no issues whatsoever with the surface of the trail.

Shenango Trail

Fall hiking Nov. 19, 2023

November, 2023 by joseph_torok

Great weather for November hiking! Early AM 30° but warmed to 42° with plenty of sun and blue skies. Several horses, 13 hikers, and 2 dogs today. Trail is dry and clear despite recent rain.

Conotton Creek Trail

Awesome trail

November, 2023 by phil040167

Super nice trail to ride on a fall day . Well maintained. The ride from Bowerston to scio is very beautiful any time you ride . Make sure you stop at the dairy bar in the summer and take a trip up to Main Street to the country pub food is great and so is the service

Trout Island Trail

at the end of the 2.4 mile paved trail…

November, 2023 by b09rankin

Is an additional probably 3 mile loop in the woods that takes you right up to the waterline.

Shenango Trail

Shenango Trail Status 10/26/2023

October, 2023 by joseph_torok

The Shenango Trail is completely clear and in great shape. Hiked over 5 miles yesterday and had a great hike spotting several deer and Bald Eagles. Late afternoon is the best time for animal watching. Glimpsed several beaver on the river. Due to the dry summer all areas are passable. Bikers taking advantage of conditions. Hunters can be present; WEAR SAFETY ORANGE!

County Line Trail (OH)

Nice trail

September, 2023 by tyoakum

Nice trail for walking, running, and cycling. On the Saturday morning that I rode this, there were two guys blowing leaves off the trail, so it is being maintained. Be aware that there is about a quarter mile of the route that is off trail and you’re on a country road. The road doesn’t appear to be heavily traveled, though.

Maple Highlands Trail

scenic and very enjoyable to ride

September, 2023 by jcparker914

If you like hills back-and-forth from the north end to the south end, this is the trail for you. There are so many things to do off to the side in Middlefield to grab a sandwich grab a hunk of cheese, even to grab yourself some wine and relax for a little bit before you venture back north, you will love this trail. This is absolutely beautiful scenery but a very good work out. Oh yes, do not. I repeat do not forget your bike lock what a piece of mind to know that your precious cargo on two wheels or even your Catrike Dumont that my wife and I have our locked up and nobody will even try to take it.

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