Explore the most popular trails near Mount Vernon with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

Mount Vernon, Ohio Map

Beautiful paved trail with numerous bridge crossings. In our (wife & I) short journey of biking, it's one of the best.

Easy trail for even beginners.

George and really enjoyed the trail, loved the canopy of trees keeping it shady. Just wish google hadn't taken me to the parking lot at the start of the trail instead of the shady looking isolated park (but that's Googles fault).

I road this trail around 2004, it is very nice ,a great trail mostly,
wide open country riding. one of my favorite.

Nice canopy rail trail. Low grade for similar experience in both directions. Plenty of points to park and get on the trail. Nice picnic spot and rest rooms at Kenyon University crossing.

Rail to trails. Flat, blacktop, scenic and historical stops.

I been a many many trails in Ohio, born in Lorain Ohio,
lived in Iowa 7 years, nice long trails there, new jeresy for 5 years, bad state to bike or walk,
the younger kids have gang's that pester any body that crosses there trails, getting back to Ohio. I love my home state, and riding or walking hundreds of miles, there's no place like home,

It says 18 miles but you don't have to go that far!! There are many different stops/ parking places along the path. It's in really good condition and paved. Excellent for running, especially if you enjoy running distance. When I don't run trails, this is my favorite place to go. About half the time I take my dog (on a leash). Typically I start in Howard and go towards Gambier and turn around. Also, it's usually not busy except I've found Saturdays are very popular.