Trails

The paved trails in southwest Ohio are the largest paved trail network in the U.S.

 

 


 

Great Miami River Recreation Trail

Offering something for everyone along 102 uninterrupted miles, the Great Miami RIver Recreation trail follows levee tops and river bottoms; travels through parks, forests and near farmland, plus several charming riverfront cities.

The Great Miami River Recreation Trail is designated a National Recreation Trail. Great Miami River Recreation Trail has been named Ohio’s favorite trail twice by Ohio Magazine.

Portions of several national and statewide trails use the Great Miami River Recreation Trail and other local trails to pass through the region, including:

 

 


 

 

Many organizations work to build and promote recreation trails in southwest Ohio

 

Great Miami Riverway
The Great Miami Riverway―99 miles of river, paved trails, and connected communities in southwest Ohio

Miami Valley Trails
Information about the 340 miles of paved, off-street trails in the Miami Valley. Order a trail map or view the Google-based map online.

Five Rivers MetroParks
Our partner in Montgomery County trail development

Miami County Park District
Information about the bike trails in Miami County

Metroparks of Butler County
Information about the bike trails in Butler County

Bike Miami Valley
Promoting cycling in all forms

Link Dayton
Bike share in downtown Dayton

Dayton Cycling Club
Sponsors local cycling events

Ohio Bicycle Federation
Ohio cycling advocacy

Rails to Trails Conservancy
Local and state trail news

Buckeye Trail
Information on 1,435-mile hiking trail circling Ohio, including segments on the Mad and Great Miami river bike trails. About 15.5 miles of the Buckeye Trail are on MCD land.

North Country National Scenic Trail
Information on the nation’s longest continuous scenic trail, including its section on the Mad and Great Miami river bike trails

Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission
The Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission serves the planning needs of the Miami Valley in southwest Ohio.

State of Ohio Trails App
Purpose to map all trails in Ohio

Ohio’s State and US Bicycle Route System
Maps and information, including US Bike Routes 50 and 25 that pass through the region