Ohio to Erie Trail

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Ohio to Erie Trail
Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath Trail Section.jpg
Ohio and Erie Canal Tow-Path Trail, located in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Length 78 mi (126 km)[1]
Location Ohio, United States
Designation State Bike Route 1
USBR 50 (Xenia–Columbus)
Trailheads Cincinnati to Cleveland (various)
Use Multi-use
Hiking details
Season Year-round

The Ohio to Erie Trail is a rail trail in the state of Ohio, spanning from Cincinnati in the southwestern corner of the state to Cleveland in the northeast.


The Ohio to Erie Trail began in 1991 as an outgrowth of the Ohio Bicycle Advisory Council.[2]


The trail is divided into three separate sections:

The trail passes through regional parks, nature preserves, and other rural woodland. The trail is planned to be 453 miles (729 km) in length. Of that amount, 262 miles (422 km) are complete and in daily use, 54 miles (87 km) are under construction or in engineering design, and the final 137 miles (220 km) are awaiting final planning.

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  1. ^ Recktenwalt, Thomas J. (2008-11-16). "Little Miami Scenic Trail". Miami Valley RailTrails. Retrieved 2008-11-17. 
  2. ^ McNutt, Randy (14 March 2001). "Bike path to link Ohio's north, south Planners envision 462-mile trail". The Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved 3 September 2014. 

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