Off Road Trails in Ohio

Off Road Trails in Ohio
From the thrill of mountain biking down a steep single track to the serenity of a day hike in a scenic National Park, Ohio offers a range of off-road trails to enjoy. With so many outdoor activities, visitors have plenty of opportunities to tour parks on cross-country skis, explore river trails and search for the ideal jump on Ohio's best off-road trails.

Mountain Biking Trails

Vulture's Knob
This unique, out-of-the-way bike area is worth the drive. Located in Wooster, Ohio, Vulture's Knob is the top mountain biking destination in the area and features a variety of obstacles, challenging single-track trails and jumps that will keep you guessing at what's to come.

243 E. Liberty Street
Wooster, OH 44691
camba.us

Alpine Valley
This ski resort area offers an intermediate level, 6-mile loop trail for biking during the off season plus downhill skiing and other winter sports in the cold months.

10620 Mayfield Road
Chesterland, OH 44026
(440) 285-2211
alpinevalleyohio.com

Dillon State Park
Seventeen miles of intermediate and advanced hills and valleys offer outdoor biking fun and adventure at this popular state park.

5265 Dillon Hills Drive
Nashport, OH 43830-9568
(740) 453-4377
dnr.state.oh.us/dillon/

John Bryan State Park
Beginners and advanced mountain bikers will find 7.5 miles of marked trails, a limestone gorge and a scenic river here.

3790 State Route 370
Yellow Springs, Ohio 45387
(937) 767-1274
johnbryan.org

Hiking Trails

North Country National Scenic Trail
The North Country Trail runs more than 4,000 miles through seven northern States with 289 miles of the trail running through Ohio. This multiuse trail offers miles of hiking through scenic areas like Wayne National Forest.

Wayne National Forest

13700 US Highway 33

Nelsonville, OH 45764

(740) 753-0101
fs.fed.us/r9/wayne/

Archers Fork Trail
This 9.5-mile loop trail in Wayne National Forest takes hikers through Ohio's hill country, past a natural bridge, rock formations and rolling streams.

Wayne National Forest

13700 US Highway 33

Nelsonville, OH 45764

(740) 753-0101
fs.fed.us/r9/wayne/

Cross-Country Skiing Trails

Malabar Farm State Park
Malabar offers 6 miles of marked trails and a variety of trails and terrain. Malabar also offers complete ski gear rentals each year beginning in mid-December. There are no trail fees.

4050 Bromfield Road
Lucas, OH 44843
(419) 892-2784
malabarfarm.org

Chapin Forest Reservation
This popular ski area features groomed trails on 390 acres of scenic woodland trails and rolling terrain. Ski rentals are available at the Chapin Forest Ski Center.

Chapin Forest Ski Center
10381 Hobart Road
Kirtland, OH 44094
(440) 256-3810
lakemetroparks.com

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