Licking County Bike Trails

Click Here to Download the Recreational Trail Map

There are over 46 miles of paved, multi-use trails throughout Licking County, including:

Travels from Johnstown, through Alexandria and Granville, and into Newark

Travels east from Newark, past Hanover and the Virtues Golf Club, to eastern Licking County

Travels through Heath, past Irving Wick Drive, south to Rt 40/National Road at Lakewood Schools

Travels along the former canal tow path, starting at Canal Park in Hebron to Rt. 79 (not paved)
101 Canal Road, Hebron, Ohio

  • Ohio Canal Greenway Map
  • 2.8-mile multi-purpose trail
  • Excellent bird-watching, fishing and hiking
  • Wooden covered bridge
  • Pets allowed on leash

Many of these trails in Newark and Heath have spur trails that travel to places like the OSU-Newark Campus, Everett Park and Hoback Park.

If you would like to have a hard copy of the Licking County Recreational Trail Map, you can pick one up at the Park District office, at kiosks along the bike trails, or you can call or email the Licking Park District to request your copy.
Contact us at 740.587.2535 or by email at: Info@LickingParkDistrict.com

Licking Park District Natural Surface Park Trails

Several parks feature miles of trails for everything from relaxing walks to healthy adventure! We invite you to grab your friend, your pet, your family, or just your camera and explore these trails:

Infirmary Mound Park: 7 miles of multi-purpose trails open to hikers, leashed pets, mountain bikers, and horses.
Click here for Infirmary Mound Park map
(The Fairy Trail is located on the Wildflower Trail northeast of Mirror Lake, May through September)

Taft Reserve: 8 miles of multi-purpose trails open to hikers, leashed pets, mountain bikers, and horses.
Click here for Taft Reserve Trail Map

Lobdell Reserve: 8 miles of multi-purpose trails open to hikers, leashed pets, mountain bikers, and horses.
Click here for Lobdell Reserve Trail Map

Riverview Preserve: 3 miles of trails open to hikers.

Ohio Canal Greenway: 2.8 mile multi-purpose trail open to hikers, leashed pets and mountain bikers.
Click here for Ohio Canal Greenway Map

Morris Woods State Nature Preserve: 1.5 miles of trail open to hikers only. No pets permitted (except assistance animals).
Click here for Morris Woods SNP Map

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