Nickelplate Trail (OH)

Ohio

Nickelplate Trail (OH) Facts

States: Ohio
Counties: Stark
Length: 2.5 miles
Trail end points: 5th St. at Ravenna Ave. and Swallen Ave. (Louisville)
Trail surfaces: Asphalt, Crushed Stone
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6016817
Trail activities: Bike, Inline Skating, Wheelchair Accessible, Mountain Biking, Walking, Cross Country Skiing

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Nickelplate Trail (OH) Description

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.

Nickelplate Trail (OH) Reviews

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 completes this trail to Minerva as this will be such a beautiful ride. Louisville has a wonderful restaurant to called Grinders. great food and the prices are great too.

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 to recreational trail bike riding because of the short distance. However, this trail doesn't really offer a challenge for those that are looking for hilly terrain or longer distances.

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