Region: Northeast to Central to Southwest Ohio
Distance: 318 miles (Many of the Ohio to Erie Trail routes utilize on road routes. See Trail Notes.)
Surface: Asphalt and crushed stone
Description: The longest network of trails in Ohio stretching from Cleveland through Columbus to Cincinnati. the topography is generally flat in central Ohio and rolling hills on the north and south ends. For planning purposes, the trail is divided into four distinct routes:
Northern Leg: Cleveland to Massillon
Region: Northeast Ohio
Distance: 63 miles
Local Attractions: Akron Civic Theatre; Cuyahoga Valley National Park; West Side Market; (See Hike & Bike Trail for more information.)
Heart of Ohio Leg: Massillon to Mt. Vernon
Region: North Central Ohio
Distance: 77 miles
Trail Notes: On road routes must be utilized from Dalton to Fredricksburg and from Killbuck to Brinkhaven. The trail surface between Brinkhaven and Danville is crushed limestone. An on road connector is located in Danville.
Local Attractions: Historic Downtown Millersburg (Amish Country); Downtown Massillon.
Central Ohio Leg: Mt. Vernon to London
Region: Central Ohio
Trail Notes: On road routes must be utilized from Centerville to Galena, Westerville to Worthington and Valleyview to Lily Chapel. An on road connector is located in London.
Distance: 94 miles
Local Attractions: COSI (Center of Science & Industry); Ohio Railway Museum.
Southern Leg: London to Cincinnati
Region: Southwest Ohio
Trail Notes: An on road connector is located in South Charleston.
Distrance: 84 miles
Local Attractions: Indian Mound Reserve; National Afro-American Museum; National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.