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Ohio to Erie Trail
Great Ohio Lake to River Greenway


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.