Trails Near Athens, OH

Blacklick Creek Trail

The Blacklick Creek Trail totals 12 miles in three separate segments and is paved with asphalt.

  • 12 miles
  • Columbus, OH

Darby Creek Trail

The Darby Creek Trail is currently available in two disconnected segments that parallel the Big Darby State and National Scenic River on the western outskirts of Columbus.

  • 7.8 miles
  • Columbus, OH


Part of the Ohio to Erie Trail, the Genoa Trail runs between Northgate Way in Westerville and Weise Road in Galena. The trail parallels the east side of State Route 3 and is separated from the road by a nice corridor of trees, shading nearly the entire length of the trail.

  • 4.85 miles
  • Columbus, OH

Interstate-670 Bikeway

This short bikeway parallels old Leonard Avenue and Interstate 670 in Columbus from Airport Drive to Cleveland Avenue.

  • 3.5 miles
  • Columbus, OH


kinderhook is a 4.6 mile trail located near Newport, Ohio. The trail offers a number of activity options.

  • 4.6 miles
  • Newport, OH

Logan Hollow Trail

Logan Hollow Trail is a 12.1 mile loop trail located near Chillicothe, Ohio and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from April until October.

  • 12.1 miles
  • Chillicothe, OH

Mountwood Park Trails

mountwood park trails is a 7.7 mile loop trail located near Walker, West Virginia that features a lake. The trail is primarily used for hiking, mountain biking & trail running and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

  • 7.7 miles
  • Walker, WV

North Bend Rail-Trail

An access point with parking for the north bend rail trails

  • 70.1 miles
  • Parkersburg, WV

Shawnee State Forest Backpack Trail

The 35.7 miles of the orange-blazed main trail is laid out in a large loop. The loop is bisected by SR125 (north loop and south loop). Both loops are EXTREMELY strenuous and the elevations are steep and provide zero switchbacks. Very challenging trail. Usually a multi-night trip utilizing 7 camps.

  • 35.7 miles
  • West Portsmouth, OH

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