Tecumseh Trail Multi-use Pathway

Ohio

Tecumseh Trail Multi-use Pathway Facts

States: Ohio
Counties: Darke
Length: 7.2 miles
Trail end points: Arcanum Bear's Mill Rd. south of Hartzell Rd. (Gettysburg) and S. Miami Ave./SR 721 (Bradford)
Trail surfaces: Asphalt
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6478772
Trail activites: Bike, Inline Skating, Wheelchair Accessible, Walking

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Tecumseh Trail Multi-use Pathway Description

The Tecumseh Trail Multi-use Pathway offers a pleasant route, partially on the former Pennsylvania Railroad's Columbus-to-Saint Louis freight mainline. The rail route was also once used for Lincoln's funeral train in 1865.


The trail provides a mixed biking experience with about half the trail off-road and the other half on-road. The off-road portion of trail runs from downtown Gettysburg east nearly 2 miles to North Harrison-Bradford Road, which you can continue east on as an on-road bike route to Bradford and the border between Darke and Miami counties.


From downtown Gettysburg, you can also take an on-road route west for a few miles to the Tecumseh Trail's end at Arcanum Bear’s Mill Road. One day, the trail is hoped to continue west to Greenville and Union City. From Union City, the trail could cross the border to connect with Indiana's 62-mile Cardinal Greenway.

Parking and Trail Access

A dedicated dirt trail parking lot is located on the west side of North Bridge Street, at the north end of Gettysburg, easily accessed heading north from US 36.

Tecumseh Trail Multi-use Pathway Reviews

** Now extends West to Harzell Rd.

Run this many times, it's a nice little out of the way path. Never crowded, even the parts where you are on the road are mostly clear because the roadway parallels Rt 36. Nice bridge near Gettysburg. Hope this one continues to grow in both directions.

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