Ohio is a leader in providing sustainable trails for all users, offering an extraordinary network of world-class recreation and transportation opportunities linking communities, people and places while stimulating economic and social vitality.
Primary Goals of the Ohio Trails Program:
- Provide a trail experience within 5 miles of every Ohioan
- Provide a connected multi-use trail network that links every county in Ohio
- Provide a natural surface hiking trail in each community in Ohio
- Provide at least two destination quality motorized trail experiences for motorized recreational vehicles with overnight amenities
- Provide at least four destination quality trails that qualify for the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) EPIC Designation
- Provide and improve destination quality equestrian trails throughout the state
- Increase the total mileage of designated water trails in the state to 1,200 miles
Social Distancing on Trails
Check out these tips from naturalists Shawn & Kathryn Connor at Hueston Woods State Park about keeping a safe distance when visiting parks & trails.
This website is a cooperative effort of the Ohio Trails Partnership, a user group collaboration working to develop and maintain Ohio’s non-motorized trail system. The content of this website is managed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.
Explore the Map
The map below is our technical interactive trail map for the State of Ohio. This resource is excellent for Ohioans that are experienced in using online interactive maps. ODNR is currently developing new mobile and web-based applications that will feature a much more user-friendly interface with robust trail search features and detailed information for each trail.