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Where to Walk and Bike

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Bay Front Corridor-downtown Sandusky various paved and on road paths

Columbus Avenue-sidewalks from Strub Road to downtown

Downtown-commercial corridor

East Sandusky Bay Metro Park-unpaved path

Erie Sand Barrens - 1-mile loop trail remnant beach ridges Pipe Creek

Lions Park-paved walking trail

Mall-indoor walking

Oakland Cemetery-paved roads

Osborn Park-paved and natural walking trails

Pelton Park-unpaved path

Shoreline Park-downtown Sandusky-paved path

Strickfaden Park-off Bell Avenue paved pathway    Copy_of_flower_pots_plaza.jpg

US 250/Milan Road-Sycamore Line to Bogart Road sidewalks


Coupling Reserve-unpaved path   Copy_of_1_mile_pier.jpg

Downtown-commercial area

Huron River Green way-split into two sections. Accessed from the Village of Milan off of Main Street and near Franklin Flats


BGSU Firelands Arboretum-located next to the Firelands campus.

Bogart Road-dedicated bicycle path from Rye Beach Road to Center Street

Downtown-commercial corridor

DuPont Marsh-unpaved path

Electric Rail Trail-paved path from the Huron industrial park to the school campus

Mile Long Fishing Pier

Nickle Plate Beach

Old Woman Creek - 2+ miles pedestrian only trail system winds through an oak-hickory forest to an observation deck overlooking the estuary and through several other habitats. Beach access is also provided at the north side of the Reserve.

River Road-dedicated bike path from Cleveland Road to Sprowl Road

Sheldon’s Marsh-located off US 6-paved and natural path. No bikes.

US 6-dedicated bicycle trail from Rye Beach Road to the Perkins Plaza


Back Roads and Beaches-dedicated bike route on road can be accessed via River and Vermilion Roads

Downtown-commercial corridor

Main Street Beach

McGarveys Landing-paved path

Schoepfle Gardens –grass trail Copy_of_childs_bike-a-thon.jpg

Vermilion River Reserve-gravel trail


Downtown-commercial corridor

Quarry Metro Park-gravel paths with bicycle access

Kelleys Island

….Did you know you can take your own bike on the ferries?

Downtown-commercial corridor

East Quarry Trail and North Shore loop-walking paths

North Pond Nature Preserve-walking path

State Park-multi-use trails

Berlin Heights

Downtown-commercial corridor

Edison Woods-unpaved trail

Hofffman Forest-unpaved trail

Other Nearby Areas

North Coast Inland Trail- partially paved trail-access from US 4 for the west side of the county. Also access from Bellevue, Norwalk, Wakeman and Collins.

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