Northeast Ohioans are fortunate to have such a vast array of parks and trails to explore! However, if you are using a stroller, wheelchair or bike, you are probably looking for easy terrain. You're in luck because we’ve compiled a list of paved walking trails and paved bike trails to make it easy for you to get out and enjoy some fresh air and sunshine.
As usual, prior to making the trip, please use the website links and contact information provided to ensure that the trail is open. Enjoy!
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Paved Trails in Ashtabula County
Western Reserve Greenway
W. 52nd St. and Madison Ave. (Ashtabula) and North River Rd. (Warren)
A paved rail-trail extending 44 miles through Ashtabula and Trumbull. There are 27 miles in Astabula County from the city of Ashtabula southward to the county line where it continues for 17 miles into Trumbull County.
Paved Trails in Cuyahoga County
Cedar Rd., Lyndhurst, OH 44124
1.7-mile paved loop trail is located in the Reservation
Big Creek Reservation All Purpose Trail
Tiedeman Rd., Brooklyn, OH 44144
8 miles of paved trail for activities like cycling, walking and in-line skating. Motorized vehicles are prohibited
Brecksville Reservation All Purpose Trail
9000 Chippewa Creek Dr., Brecksville, OH 44141
9.3 miles of paved trail for activities like cycling, walking and in-line skating. Motorized vehicles are prohibited.
Cleveland Lakefront Bikeway
The bikeway spans the entire length of Cleveland’s 17-mile Lake Erie shoreline from the City’s eastern border with Euclid and it’s western border with Lakewood.
Euclid Creek Reservation All Purpose Trail
Euclid, OH 44143
2.5 miles of paved trail for activities like cycling, walking and in-line skating. Motorized vehicles are prohibited.
Garfield Park Reservation All Purpose Trail
11350 Broadway Ave., Garfield Heights, OH 44125
3.9 miles of paved trail for activities like cycling, walking and in-line skating. Motorized vehicles are prohibited.
The bikeway runs parallel to MLK Drive for 3.74 miles through Cleveland’s Cultural Gardens in Rockefeller Park.
Hinckley Reservation All Purpose Trail
Hinckley, OH 44233
3.3 miles of paved trail for activities like cycling, walking and inline skating. Motorized vehicles are prohibited.
Lake to Lake Trail
The Lake to Lakes Trail connects Lake Erie to the Shaker Lakes through Rockefeller Park and University Circle.
Mill Stream Run Reservation All Purpose Trail
9485 Eastland Rd., Strongsville, OH 44149
8.9 miles of paved trail for activities like cycling, walking and inline skating. Motorized vehicles are prohibited
Morgana Run Trail
The paved trail runs along an old rail corridor through the Slavic Village Neighborhood. The trail begins on E. 49th Street just north of Fleet Ave and terminates near the Garfield MetroParks Reservation. The trail ends on the south at the tallest waterfall in Cuyahoga County at Mill Creek where it meets the trail to Garfield Reservation.
North Chagrin Reservation All Purpose Trail
3037 Som Center Rd., Willoughby Hills, OH 44094
4.2 miles of paved trail for activities like cycling, walking and in-line skating. Motorized vehicles are prohibited.
Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation All Purpose Trail
4524 E. 49th St., Cleveland, OH 44125
7.2 miles of paved trail for activities like cycling, walking and in-line skating. Motorized vehicles are prohibited.
Rocky River Reservation All Purpose Trail
24000 Valley Pkwy., North Olmsted, OH 44070
13.6 miles of paved trail for activities like cycling, walking and in-line skating. Motorized vehicles are prohibited.
South Chagrin Reservation All Purpose Trail
37374 Miles Rd., Bentleyville, OH 44022
Paved trail for activities like cycling, walking and in-line skating. Motorized vehicles are prohibited.
Paved Trails in Geauga County
Beartown Lakes Reservation – Lake Trail
18870 Quinn Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
.7 mile paved all-purpose Lake Trail around Lower Bear Lake
Bessie Benner Metzenbaum Park – Evergreen Trail & Griswold Creek Trail
7940 Cedar Rd., Chesterland, OH 44026
The .3 mile paved Evergreen Trail loops through the beech woods and conifer plantation and the .2 mile Griswold Creek Trail takes visitors across the stream and through the wetlands.
Big Creek Park – Cascade Trail & Ruth Kennan Trail
9160 Robinson Rd., Chardon, OH 44024
.1 mile Cascade trail and .2 mile Ruth Kennan trail
Burton Wetlands Nature Preserve – Glacier Trail
15681 Old Rider Rd., Burton, OH 44021
.22-mile Glacier Trail leads from the parking lot to the boardwalk and observation deck overlooking Lake Kelso.
Chickagami Park – Overlook Trail
17957 Tavern Rd. (Route 168), Parkman, OH 44021
.12 mile trail around Overlook Shelter
Frohring Meadows – Dragonfly Trail
16780 Savage Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH 44023
.7 mile fully-accessible paved walkway
Maple Highlands Trail
9280 Ravenna Rd., Chardon, OH 44024
A 20.3-mile-long linear park that utilizes sections of the abandoned Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) Railroad corridor. The trail currently extends from Colburn Road on the Lake County line southeast to Swine Creek Reservation in Middlefield, with a brief break in the City of Chardon, currently in the process of creating its connector trail
Observatory Park – All four trails
10610 Clay St., Montville, OH 44064
1 mile Planetary Trail with interactive pods representing each planet, a .25 mile Weather Trail with interactive stations representing ways to study weather, life-sized cornerstones of the Great Pyramid of Giza, earthen mounds, henge stones, an entrance drive and parking lot, and 1.85 mile Woodland Trail.
Orchard Hills Park – Sledge, Cricket & Harvest Trails
11340 Caves Rd., Chesterland, OH 44026
Formerly operated as Orchard Hills Golf Course, the .15 mile Sedge, .6 mile Cricket, and .75 mile Harvest trails are paved and utilize portions of former cart paths.
Website | Our Review
Sunnybrook Preserve – Pine Ridge Trail
12474 Heath Rd., Chesterland, OH 44026
.37 mile Pine Ridge Trail, located just off the parking and shelter area, provides a fully accessible route through the forest and alongside nearby wetlands.
Swine Creek Reservation – Killdeer & Sugarbush Trail
16004 Hayes Rd., Middlefield, OH 44062
The Rookery – Woodcock Trail
10110 Cedar Rd., Munson, OH 44026
.4 mile Woodcock Trail, a short loop trail, has a deck overlooking an abandoned oxbow of the Chagrin River.
The West Woods – Discovery & Neighbors Way Trails
9465 Kinsman Rd., Russell, OH 44072
.3 mile Discovery Trail leads visitors past vernal pools or .1 mile Neighbors Way from the nature center to the picnic shelters
Walter C. Best Wildlife Preserve – All 3 trails
11620 Ravenna Rd, Munson, OH 44024
Paved .5 mile Goldenrod and the 1-mile Cattail Trails provide for a scenic walk or jog around the lake and fishing platforms. .1 mile Waterfowl Walkway takes visitors to the Wildlife Observation Blind for enjoying waterfowl activity
Paved Trails in Lake County
Chagrin River Park
3100 Reeves Rd., Kirtland, OH 44094
Two paved trails, Brambleside Loop Trail (.9 miles) and Reeves Trail (.3 miles).
Edward R. Walsh Park
7221 Bellflower Rd., Mentor, OH 44060
A picnic pavilion, new playground, baseball/softball field, restrooms, soccer, fishing pond with barrier-free dock, five tennis courts, two basketball courts, water spray park, and 1-1/2 mile paved fitness course.
Rt. 84 & Liberty St., Painesville, OH 44077
7125 Ravenna Rd., Concord Twp., OH 44077
7371 Ravenna Rd., Concord Twp., OH 44077
10850 Girdled Rd., Concord Twp., OH 44077
7250 Alexander Rd., Concord Twp., OH 44077
4.8-mile paved trail for visitors to exercise in the beauty of nature. The southern end of the trail connects the Greenway Corridor with The Maple Highlands Trail to Chardon
4799 Lockwood Rd., North Perry Village, OH 44081
Three paved trails, All People's Loop (.6 miles), Ramble Lane Trail (.28 miles) and Meadow Edge Loop Trail (.33 miles)
Mentor Civic Center Park
8600 Munson Rd., Mentor, OH 44060
Civic Center Park, adjacent to the Mentor Municipal Center and the Mentor High School campus, is one of Mentor’s largest parks. It contains the Civic Center Waterpark, Civic Arena, Skatepark and a Paved Hiking & Biking Path
5730 Hopkins Rd., Mentor, OH 44060
Two paved trails, Cardinal Loop (.46 miles) Patriots Loop Trail (.36 miles) Lookout Trail (.14 miles) and Mallard Point Trail (.14 miles).
Paved Trails in Lorain County
Amherst Beaver Creek Reservation – Beaver Creek Trail
913 North Lake St., Amherst, OH 44001
1.5-mile asphalt trail loops past a small cattail marsh, into the Beaver Creek Valley, and through a pine forest. The trail can be accessed from the main parking lot or from the neighborhood trailhead on North Main Street.
Black River Reservation – Bridgeway Trail
1350 Ford Rd., Elyria, OH 44035
5 1/2 miles of paved all-purpose trail that follows the Black River through its meanderings from Elyria to Lorain, spanning four city jurisdictions altogether.
Columbia Reservation – Heron Trail
25145 Royalton Rd., Columbia Station, OH 44028
1 mile of paved trail
Kopf Family Reservation
32649 Electric Blvd., Avon Lake, OH 44012
The 2-mile asphalt trail winds through the forest allowing visitors to explore the flora and fauna. The trail travels from the Avon Lake Public Library to Belle Road Park and has a southern loop that comes back to Belle Road Park. Visitors can also access the trail just east of the Avon Lake Public Library on Electric Boulevard, and on side roads including Woodstock St, Armour St. and Hunter St. at Belle Road Park.
North Coast Inland Trail – Lorain County
Downtown Kipton to Downtown Elyria
The trail is open to non-motorized traffic of all kinds (except skateboards), including walkers, runners, bicyclers, in-line skaters, and cross-country skiers. The trail’s long 13 miles straight-aways pass through a variety of countryside including farm, field and forest, and numerous intersections serve as convenient places to jump on or off the trail.
Steel Mill Trail
The trail connects to the Bridgeway Trail at Days Dam Picnic Area and continues north through the slag fields of the U.S. Steel Mill to Colorado Ave in Lorain. The trail is about two miles long and crosses the Black River and French Creek
Wellington Reservation – Loop Trails
535 Jones Rd., Wellington, OH 44090
Over 4 miles of paved and crushed stone trails meander through the Wellington Reservation’s grassland fields and wetland habitats. Each loop highlights a different section of the park providing visitors with a variety of vistas across the lake, from atop an elevated observation mound, and throughout the intermittent wetlands in the grassland prairies.
Paved Trails in Mahoning County
375 Boardman-Poland Rd., Boardman, OH 44512
Four paved trails, including North Trail (0.45 Miles), Maag Walk (0.07 Miles), Eisenhower Trail (0.30 Miles) and the Hike and Bike Trail (0.54 Miles)
Trails at Mill Creek Metroparks – Website
- Albert E. Davies Wetland Trail – This barrier-free, 1/4-mile boardwalk leads visitors through the Newport Wetlands to an observation deck overlooking several deep water pools.
- East Cohasset Hike & Bike Trail – This 1.5-mile asphalt surface drive is closed to motorized traffic and provides joggers, walkers, and bikers a scenic route above Lake Cohasset.
- East Newport Hike & Bike Trail – This one-way road is open to motorized traffic and has a 1.75-mile designated hike/bike lane. Views of Lake Newport, Newport Wetlands, and Daffodil Meadow will be enjoyed along this trail.
- East Golf Hike & Bike Trail – The 1.5-mile East Golf Hike & Bike Trail runs from Route 224 to Shields Rd. and provides an asphalt surface for joggers, walkers, bikers, skaters, and in the snowy season—cross country skiers. Parking lots are located at each end of the trail and a pedestrian bridge across Mill Creek connects the trail with Golf Course amenities and additional parking. Restrooms, a drinking fountain, and an information kiosk are located on the trail.
- Virginia J. Axtmann Nature Trail for all People – .1 mile paved trail with nature signage
Kirk Road Trailhead – GPS: 41.068974, -80.788235
Mahoning Ave. Trailhead – 41.099635, -80.790376
MetroParks Farm Trailhead – 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Rd, Canfield, OH 44406
11-mile paved trail offers a variety of scenery for hikers, skaters, and bicyclists. The MetroParks Bikeway runs from Western Reserve Road in Canfield Township to the Mahoning County/Trumbull County Line in Austintown Township.
Paved Trails in Medina County
Allardale – Inner Loop Trail
401 Remsen Rd., Medina, OH 44256
Half-mile paved trail
Buckeye Woods Park – Large Lake Loop
6335 Wedgewood Rd., Medina, OH 44256
Half-mile paved trail
2.75 miles paved. There is a parking lot located on the south side of Chippewa Rd., approximately a quarter-mile east of Lake Rd., that provides access to the rail trail.
Hubbard Valley Park – All Persons Trail
8600 Hubbard Valley Rd., Seville, OH 44273
A .5-mile paved all-purpose trail leads to a picnic shelter, around the back of the sledding hill, to the restrooms, to the bridge that leads to the hiking trail, and to the fishing area.
Website | Our Review
Lake Medina – Lower Trail
The 1.63-mile Lake Medina Trail is an asphalt path that follows the willows and sycamores along the West Branch of the Rocky River and connects to the city of Medina’s paved trail along Reagan Parkway.
Plum Creek Park – All Persons Trail
2500 Plum Creek Pkwy., Brunswick Hills, OH 44212
Half-mile paved trail
River Styx Park – All Persons Trail
8200 River Styx Rd., Wadsworth, OH 44281
A .5-mile paved loop trail circles the three-acre pond found at this site and passes through a wooded area
Susan Hambley Nature Center – Paved Bike Trail
1473 Parschen Blvd., Brunswick, OH 44212
Half-mile paved trail
Fred Greenwood Park & Splash Pad
333 W. Sturbridge Dr., Medina, OH 44256
38 acres of land across from A.I. Root Middle School. Short 1/8 mile paved walking trail, playground and splash pad
Website | Our Review
Paved Trails in Portage County
Berlin Lake Trail
10228 U.S. 224, Deerfield, OH 44411
2.2-mile limestone-paved trail
4633 Mill St., Mantua, OH 44255
10480 State Route 700, Garrettsville, OH 44231
10647 Freedom St., Garrettsville, OH 44231
10482 South St., Garrettsville, OH 44321
8-mile limestone-paved trail
Portage Hike & Bike Trail – Franklin Connector
745 Judson Rd., Kent, OH 44240
A 7.07-mile multipurpose trail from Ravenna to Kent and beyond.
Paved Trails in Stark County
Fairhope Nature Preserve
30th St. NE, Canton, OH 44705
There are seven nature trails at the preserve most are under a half mile each.
Hartville Memorial Park
Menlo Park St. SW, Hartville, OH 44632
.7 Mile paved walking trail throughout the park
Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center – All Persons Trail
16146 Daniel St. NE, Minerva, OH 44657
.5 mile boardwalk through the woods. Highlights along this trail are the pond observation deck, barn with farm animals to pet, and view of the herb garden.
Iron Horse Trail
1141 W. Beech St., Alliance, OH 44601
The 4.58-mile limestone surface trail begins at the First Christian Church (FCC) and continues south to Canfield St..
Minerva Connector Trail
501 Almeda Ave., Minerva, OH 44657
0.45-mile trail following the Sandy Creek from E. Lincoln Way to Stadium St. The trail takes you to the shelters, playground equipment, and tennis courts in Municipal Park and to Minerva High School.
Olde Muskingum Trail
220 Cherry St. W, Canal Fulton, OH 44614
5.74-mile limestone surface trail. This scenic route follows along the western edge of the Tuscarawas River near the Ohio & Erie Canal and parallels an active railroad from Canal Fulton to Jackson Township.
Petros Lake Park – Loop Trail
3519 Perry Dr. SW, Canton, OH 44706
A limestone trail that loops around the 13-acre Petros Lake.
Quail Hollow Park – Nature for All Trail
13480 Congress Lake Ave., Hartville, OH 44632
Park features more than 700 acres of rolling meadows, marshes, pine and deciduous woods surrounding a 40-room house. The paved trail is .35 miles.
Sippo Valley Trail
2069 Skyland Ave. NW, Massillon, OH 44647
8-miles between Bottoms Park in Massillon and Dalton in Wayne County, ending just north of Rt. 30. The Sippo Valley Trail also connects to the Towpath Trail at the west side of Tremont Ave. in Massillon. An asphalt trail surface transitions to limestone between Skyland Ave. and Deerfield Ave. The flat, gentle grades parallel Sippo Creek for much of the route.
Stadium Park – Herbert Fisher Walking Track
Stadium Park Dr. NW, Canton, OH, 44718
A rubberized, 1.5 mile lit path
Veteran's Community Park Walking Path – Middlebranch Trail
1714 Schneider St. NE, Canton, OH 44721
1.5-mile paved trail throughout the park, playground and dog park
Website | Our Review
West Branch Trail
1305 Stadium Park Dr. NW, Canton, OH 44708
Pass several of Canton’s biggest tourist attractions as you walk or bike along this limestone trail connecting West Park, the former Mother Goose Land, Waterworks Park, Monument Park, Stadium Park, Ink Park, and Covered Bridge Park. The trail follows the West Branch of the Nimishillen Creek.
Westbrook Veterans Memorial Park
1235 Harrison Ave. NW, Canton, OH 44708
.29 mile track around the pond, where people can also fish. Home to the Stark County Veteran's memorial. The memorial is open every day from dawn to dusk, and it is free to enter.
Paved Trails in Summit County
Bike & Hike Trail – Barlow Road Trailhead
331 Barlow Rd., Hudson, OH 44236
Trail surface is asphalt and the grade is flat. There is a slight grade after 1/4 mile, where participants have to cross a very quiet residential street to continue on the trail.
5300 Massillon Rd., North Canton, OH 44720
1.2-mile asphalt walking trail
Central Park in Green
1795 Steese Rd., Uniontown, OH 44685
One-mile asphalt walking trail
Freedom Trail – Middlebury Road Trailhead
1765 Northeast Ave., Tallmadge, OH 44278
The surface of the 6.2 mile Freedom Trail is asphalt and the grade is flat.
John Torok Community & Senior Center
4224 Massillon Rd., North Canton, OH 44720
.5 mile walking asphalt paved path
Liberty Park – Maple Loop Trail
9999 Liberty Rd., Twinsburg, OH 44087
The flat, easy and paved Maple Loop Trail begins near the parking lot and travels through the beech-maple woods.
Munroe Falls Metro Park – Meadow Loop Trail
1088 North Ave., Tallmadge, OH 44278
A paved .35-mile trail that loops near the parking lot.
Towpath Trail – Clinton Trailhead
2749 North St., Clinton OH 44216
Trail surface is mostly asphalt and the grade is flat.
Wingfoot Lake State Park
993 Goodyear Park Blvd., Mogadore, OH 44260
Paved walking trail over covered bridges, past boat docks, picnic shelters, and throughout the entire park.
Website | Our Review
Paved Trails in Wayne County
3396 Sylvan Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
Nearly a mile of ADA asphalted trails, woods hiking, wildlife and bird watching, and observing aquatic life at the wetland pond.
County Line Trail
Creston to Rittman (6.8 miles)
Orrville and Clinton
Johnsons Woods State National Preserve
13240 Fox Lake Rd., Marshallville, OH 44645
Sippo Valley Trail
Dalton to Massilon (10.5 miles)