Best Road Biking in Ohio

This list represents the most popular road biking in Ohio. Use this list to plan your next Ohio road biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Trailing Along the Little Miami

    4 Reviews

    Loveland, OH

    Southwestern Ohio is blessed with a Little Miami River. This beautiful peaceful river has long been a canoeist's delight, and it has been designated a national scenic river as well as an Ohio ...
    •  26 miles
    •  Guide

    Southwestern Ohio is blessed with a Little Miami River. This beautiful peaceful river has long been a canoeist's delight, ...

  • #2 Towpath Trek

    3 Reviews

    Peninsula, OH

    Running through downtown Cleveland to Lake Erie is the Cuyahoga River, which gained notoriety in the 1970s, when it was so polluted it caught fire. Ohio has cleaned up the lake and the river ...
    •  14.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Running through downtown Cleveland to Lake Erie is the Cuyahoga River, which gained notoriety in the 1970s, when it was so ...

  • #3 XYZ Ride

    1 Reviews

    Xenia, OH

    Here is an end-of-the-alphabet, out-and-back sampler of bicyclists' delights in Greene and Clark counties. X is for Xenia. In 1846 Xenia was the hub for the Little Miami Railroad Company, which ...
    •  23 miles
    •  Guide

    Here is an end-of-the-alphabet, out-and-back sampler of bicyclists' delights in Greene and Clark counties. X is for Xenia. ...

  • #4 Emerald Necklace

    2 Reviews

    Berea, OH

    This ride may well be the jewel combining, as it does, big-city hustle with country quiet. This route is a loop that includes some non-parkway streets. You'll pass through suburban residential ...
    •  18.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride may well be the jewel combining, as it does, big-city hustle with country quiet. This route is a loop that includes ...

  • #5 Hocking Valley Choo-Choo

    1 Reviews

    Athens, OH

    Here's a chance to "ride the trails" of the past and the present on the same day. This ride through the hill country of southeastern Ohio needn't put off novice cyclists, because it includes ...
    •  29.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Here's a chance to "ride the trails" of the past and the present on the same day. This ride through the hill country of southeastern ...

  • #6 Covered Bridge Ramble

    1 Reviews

    Canal Winchester, OH

    In the United States, Ohio is second only to Pennsylvania in the number of covered bridges still standing. More than 130 of these unique structures can be found spanning streams on narrow country ...
    •  33.7 miles
    •  Guide

    In the United States, Ohio is second only to Pennsylvania in the number of covered bridges still standing. More than 130 ...

  • #7 Bridges of Preble County

    2 Reviews

    Eaton, OH

    Preble County has escaped the urban sprawl that has overtaken many Ohio counties. It lies placidly on the Indiana border while life whizzes by at 65 m.p.h. on Interstate 70. Preble County's ...
    •  29.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Preble County has escaped the urban sprawl that has overtaken many Ohio counties. It lies placidly on the Indiana border ...

  • #8 Milling About Greene County

    1 Reviews

    Yellow Springs, OH

    The allure of this ride is all in the name Greene County. Green it is, lush and full, and home to some of the best cycling in Ohio. This part of the county has a perfect mix of well paved, lightly ...
    •  21.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The allure of this ride is all in the name Greene County. Green it is, lush and full, and home to some of the best cycling ...

  • #9 Ride Back in Time

    1 Reviews

    Greenville, OH

    This ride is a foray back in time, both literally and historically. The starting point, Greenville, played an important role in the settlement of the Northwest Territory, part of which eventually ...
    •  32 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride is a foray back in time, both literally and historically. The starting point, Greenville, played an important role ...

  • #10 Teutonic Village Volksbike

    1 Reviews

    Columbus, OH

    Just south of downtown Columbus is one square mile of once-blighted inner city. In 1959 a movement started to renovated the solid brick houses that many persons believed needed the wrecking ball. ...
    •  4 miles
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    Just south of downtown Columbus is one square mile of once-blighted inner city. In 1959 a movement started to renovated the ...

  • #11 Ohio's Interstate 1

    1 Reviews

    Canal Winchester, OH

    Ohio's first "interstate highway" system was begun in 1825. It was more than 800 miles long, but the speed limit was only 4 m.p.h.-a limit you will easily, and lawfully, exceed-as you ride along. ...
    •  23.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Ohio's first "interstate highway" system was begun in 1825. It was more than 800 miles long, but the speed limit was only ...

  • #12 Castles and Caverns

    0 Reviews

    West Liberty, OH

    West Liberty is a sleepy little village between Urbana and Bellefontaine on U.S. Highway 68. It is nestled in an area of Ohio that is not too flat and not too hilly, a region the Shawnee Indians ...
    •  9.2 miles
    •  Guide

    West Liberty is a sleepy little village between Urbana and Bellefontaine on U.S. Highway 68. It is nestled in an area of ...

  • #13 Lose Your Head in Marietta

    1 Reviews

    Marietta, OH

    Marietta was named after Marie Antionette, and like her, you too will lose your head looking at all the city's historic sites. The city in Ohio's and the Northwest Territory's first settlement; ...
    •  6.2 miles
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    Marietta was named after Marie Antionette, and like her, you too will lose your head looking at all the city's historic sites. ...

  • #14 Cinnamon Bun Delight

    0 Reviews

    Plain City, OH

    This is a ride for the cyclist who rides to eat and eats to ride. Columbus-area bicyclists ride to Plain City on Saturday mornings just to partake of the generously portioned meals at the Dutch ...
    •  31 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a ride for the cyclist who rides to eat and eats to ride. Columbus-area bicyclists ride to Plain City on Saturday ...

  • #15 At Holmes with the Amish

    0 Reviews

    Sugarcreek, OH

    No need to count yourself lucky to see one or two horse-drawn buggies on this ride. Holmes County has more Amish people than Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. In fact it has the largest concentration ...
    •  28.1 miles
    •  Guide

    No need to count yourself lucky to see one or two horse-drawn buggies on this ride. Holmes County has more Amish people than ...

  • #16 Biking to the Beacon

    0 Reviews

    Marblehead, OH

    The Marblehead Peninsula, with its great access to Lake Erie and its islands, is a beacon to thousands of vacationers every year. As a cyclist, you, too can follow the light to Ohio's North Coast. ...
    •  18.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Marblehead Peninsula, with its great access to Lake Erie and its islands, is a beacon to thousands of vacationers every ...

  • #17 Hocking Hills Bike Hike

    0 Reviews

    South Bloomingville, OH

    While cycling in hiking boots is not always recommended, if you don't bring walking shoes on this ride, you will miss the point entirely. Hocking county has the most spectacular scenery in Ohio. ...
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    While cycling in hiking boots is not always recommended, if you don't bring walking shoes on this ride, you will miss the ...

  • #18 Wood Country Wander

    1 Reviews

    Grand Rapids, OH

    As you gaze over the wooded banks of the Maumee River at Mary Jane Thurston State Park, it is hard to believe that during the heyday of the canals, the opposite bank was the site of a wild and ...
    •  23.6 miles
    •  Guide

    As you gaze over the wooded banks of the Maumee River at Mary Jane Thurston State Park, it is hard to believe that during ...

  • #19 Blazing Through the Firelands

    1 Reviews

    Monroeville, OH

    This ride takes you over beautiful scenic roads through flat to gently rolling countryside and the towns of Monroeville, Norwalk, and Milan (Milan is the longer loop). It is an easy ride that ...
    •  30.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This ride takes you over beautiful scenic roads through flat to gently rolling countryside and the towns of Monroeville, ...

  • #20 Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail

    5 Reviews

    Summit County, OH

    Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Summit County, Ohio. It is 10.0 miles long and begins at 965 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 20.1 miles with a total ...
    •  10.0 miles

    Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Summit County, Ohio. It is 10.0 miles long and begins at ...