This 28 mile inactive rail line was converted to paved hike/bike path with Ohio Department of Transportation funding. The path is open year-round for walking, jogging, bicycling, in-line skates, strollers, - no motorized vehicles permitted (except handicap assistance vehicles).
The 6.5 Mile section from Maple St, Clyde to Smith Rd, Fremont opened Sept 28, 1997
A 5 Mile section runs from Smith Rd, Fremont to the intersection of Park Ave & Hayes Ave, then utilizes city streets through Fremont to Walter Ave.
10.5 Mile section from Walter Ave, Fremont to Lindsey to Elmore was acquired March 31, 1997, opened Oct 12, 2008. This section is also part of the Buckeye Trail.
4.75 Mile section from Maple St, Clyde to C.R. 177, Bellevue, opened Oct 11, 2012. Local attraction: Clyde Historical Museum; Mad River and NKP Railroad Museum; Rutherford P. Hayes Presidential Center (pictured); Schedel Arboretum & Gardens. Type: Asphalt, (crushed stone in huron county)
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