Hiking / Walking Trails

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  • Back Roads & Beaches Bike and Multi-Sport Tour
    Wellington

    The Back Roads and Beaches route provides the most scenic and low-traffic roads and bike paths that lead riders through some of Ohio's best landscape.

  • Black River Reservation
    Lorain

    The most notable feature is the Bridgeway Trail and the Steel Mill Trail.

  • Carlisle Reservation - Lorain County Metro Parks
    LaGrange

    Welcome to the Carlisle Reservation home page. Carlisle is the largest of the Lorain County Metro Parks, encompassing 1,917 acres when included with Forest Hills Golf Course which lies at the northeastern end. Carlisle Reservation also offers a large variety of events and activities throughout the year, and is home to the administrative offices for the entire park system. From Holiday Lights to horseback riding to stargazing, Carlisle Reservation is a place you’ll want to get to know better.

  • Carlisle Reservation Duck Pond Picnic Area
    LaGrange

    Scan ponds for waterfowl; hike the trail for woodland nesters.

  • Carlisle Reservation Equestrian Center
    LaGrange

    The Equestrian Area, just a bit further southwest on Nickel-Plate Diagonal Road, is not just for horses, although horse lovers find it a favorite place to ride.

  • Cascade Park
    Elyria

    Cascade Park is the largest and most popular park in Elyria.

  • Common Ground - The Cindy Nord Center for Renewal
    Oberlin

    Common Ground is a non-profit organization located on 21 beautiful acres providing a variety of services to expand potential in youth, adults, and businesses.

  • Findley State Park
    Wellington

    Findley State Park is in Lorain County south of Wellington on State Route 58. 900+ acres are here year round for hiking, biking, picnicking, boating/kayaking, fishing and camping.

  • Indian Hollow Reservation - Lorain County Metro Parks
    Grafton

    Welcome to the Indian Hollow Reservation page. We hope you'll find everything you need right here to see what Indian Hollow has to offer—then come over and check it out for yourself! With two reservable picnic shelters, a playground and soccer complex, an area to fly your RC airplanes and almost two miles of trails, we're sure you'll find it a great place to visit, walk, picnic, bike or just relax and listen to the trees.

  • North Coast Inland Trail
    Kipton

    The trail is 13 miles and passes through a variety of countryside including farm, field and forest. Many intersections serve as great places to jump on or off the trail.

  • Sandy Ridge Reservation
    North Ridgeville

    Sandy Ridge Reservation is a 310 acre wetland and wildlife preserve located in North Ridgeville.

  • South Central Park - North Ridgeville
    North Ridgeville

    This 30 acre woodland park is open to the public from dawn to dusk with picnic pavilions and grills, a splash pad, playground, tennis, basketball an sand volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, restrooms, a 1.2 mile fitness trail and 4 acre fishing lake.

  • Vermilion River Reservation
    Vermilion

    Spanning two adjacent areas separated by the Vermilion River—Mill Hollow on one side and Bacon Woods on the other.

  • Veterans Memorial Park
    Avon Lake

    5.8 acre park on the shores of Lake Erie with a beach and fishing access.

  • Wellington Reservation
    Wellington

    This 550 acre park provides opportunities for hiking, biking, strolling, fishing, boating, and wildlife observation.

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