Map of the Simon Kenton Trail in Western Ohio


Simon Kenton Trail

Simon Kenton Trail Ohio map area

Simon Kenton Trail


32 miles


paved / unpaved


Bellefontaine, West Liberty, Urbana, Springfield


rail trail, local parks, Ohio countryside, farmland, woodlands, schools


Buck Creek Trail

Little Miami Scenic Trail





Regional Trails

The Simon Kenton Trail is a 32-mile long paved and unpaved pathway that goes through the cities of Springfield, Urbana and West Liberty in Western Ohio. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way. It travels across open farmland and has relatively few road crossings.


The Simon Kenton Trail is open for non-motorized use such as bike riding and walking. The portion of the trail that lies to the north of Urbana has a compacted crushed limestone surface. The portion of the trail in Urbana and south to Springfield is paved.


The Simon Kenton Trail goes past the following communities: Bellefontaine, West Liberty, Urbana and Springfield.

Points of Interest

The Simon Kenton Trail goes past the following schools, parks and other points of interest:

Southview Park
West Liberty-Salem Middle and High School
Urbana North Elementary School
Melvin Miller Park
Urban University
Cedar Bog Nature Preserve
Eagle City Soccer Complex
Splash Zone Water Park
Springfield High School
Buck Creek Trail
Clark State Community College
Nearby Trails

Buck Creek Trail : the two trails intersect in Springfield to the south of Mitchell Boulevard.

Little Miami Scenic Trail: the north end of the Little Miami Scenic Trail is a 1/4 mile west of the south end of the Simon Kenton Trail in Springfield.

End Points

The north end of the Simon Kenton Trail is located along Carter Avenue in Bellafontaine.

The south end of the trail is located at Linden Avenue and E. Washington Street in Springfield.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Simon Kenton Trail in Southwestern Ohio.