Biking in the Park
The Cuyahoga Valley has five major bicycle trails for your enjoyment! Ride along the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail, East Rim Mountain Bike Trail, Summit Metro Parks' Bike & Hike Trail, Cleveland Metroparks' All Purpose trails in Brecksville and Bedford reservations, as well as all roads and parking lots. Bicycling is prohibited on all other trails.
Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail
Bike Aboard! is a program where you can bike the Towpath Trail in one direction, then hop on the train for a relaxing ride back to your car-or do it in reverse! The train can be flagged down at boarding stations by waving both arms. Pay your fare when you board. One way: $3 per person ages 3 and up with bike. No guaranteed seats. Find out more on our Scenic Train Ride page.
Summit Metro Parks' Bike & Hike Trail
Cleveland Metroparks' All Purpose Trails (Brecksville and Bedford)
Help for Your Bike:
NPS/ D.J. Reiser
In the Park
East Rim Trail is located of of Boston Mills Road and accessible from the Bike and Hike Trail on the west side. The trail is designed using the terrain to flow with the grade change. Boulders from an old sandstone quarry are incorporated into an optional feature for a more advanced and diverse riding experience.
The difficulty level for Phace 1 is Intermediate level biking and is considered moderate hiking.
Click "more" to find out if the East Rim Trail is open for today. In good conditions trail is open 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. for bikers and as posted for other trail users. In wet or hazardous conditions, the trail will close to all users to prevent damage.More »
Visit http://www.conservancyforcvnp.org/EastRim for more information.
Out of the Park
Cleveland Metroparks (Bedford Reservation): 9.9 miles
Cleveland Metroparks (Ohio and Erie Canal Reservation ): 1.8 miles Expert Loop and .4 miles Beginner Loop
Cleveland Metroparks (Mill Stream Run Reservation (Royalview Singletrack)) : 8.7 miles
Lake Metroparks (West Branch State Park (Atchinson/Hogsback Ridge)): 2.5 miles
Vultures Knob: 6.8 miles
Medina Huffman and Reagan Park Trails : 8.8 miles
Findley State Park (Thorn Trail): 7.8 miles
Mohican State Park MTB Trail: 22.2 miles
Quail Hollow State Park MTB Trail: 3.0 miles
Camp Tuscazoar MTB Trail: 5.6 miles
Visit CAMBA for more information