Franklin Township Greenway Trail

Ohio

Franklin Township Greenway Trail Facts

States: Ohio
Counties: Mercer
Length: 6.5 miles
Trail end points: E. Main St. and SR 219 (Montezuma) and SR 219 north of Moorman Rd. (Franklin Township)
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Greenway/Non-RT
ID: 6393699
Trail activities: Bike, Inline Skating, Wheelchair Accessible, Walking

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Franklin Township Greenway Trail Description

The Franklin Township Greenway Trail runs on flat terrain through conservation, agriculture and residential areas just beyond the southern shoreline of Grand Lake, Ohio’s largest inland lake. Portions of the trail pass through Grand Lake Saint Marys State Park, which consists of a variety of properties ringing the lake’s edge.

Highlights along the paved trail include its passage through a 100-acre wildlife preserve and over two covered bridges.

Parking and Trail Access

Franklin Township is east of US 127 and west of State Route 364, just south of Grand Lake. Parking for the trail can be found at a large lot on Karafit Road south of Cottonwood Road and at a smaller lot near the intersection of SR 219 and Club Island Road.

Franklin Township Greenway Trail Reviews

The trail was well maintained but not very scenic. Not well marked at road crossings and junctions. No shade. We drove an hour to ride this trail and it wasn't worth the drive. If we locally it would be a nice evening ride.

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