Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Toledo area


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Toledo, Ohio

Toledo, Ohio map area

Toledo, Ohio

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Bay View Park Trail

Craig Bridge Trail

Fallen Timbers Battlefield

Greenbelt Trail

Greenhouse Trail

Harroun Community Park Trail

International Park Trail

Navarre Park Trail

North Coast Inland Trail

Oak Openings Metropark Trail

Ottowa Park Trail

Promenade Park Trail

Rails to Trails Next to Maumee River

River Crest Park Trail

Side Cut Metropark Trail

Slippery Elm Trail

Swan Creek Preserve Metropark

Sylvania Avenue Trail

Sylvan Pacesetter Park Trail

Sylvan Prairie Park Trail

Towpath Trail

University / Parks Trail

Wabash Cannonball Trail

Wildwood Preserve Metro Park Trail

Woodlands Park Trail


Detroit, MI

Regional Trails

Toledo is located on the shores of Lake Erie in Northwestern Ohio. Toledo is located about 53 miles south of Downtown Detriot, Michigan.

There are a number recreational trails within the city as well as regional recreational trails on the outskirts that span out into the local rural communities.

University / Parks Trail

The University / Park Trail is a 6.4-mile long paved pathway that is located on the west side of the Toledo Metro area.The trail takes a couple zigzags through the residential neighborhoods, goes past the Wildwood Preserve Metropark and ends up near the Toledo University and the Glass Bowl Stadium.

The western end of the University / Park Trail is located at King Road, 0.5 miles north of W. Central Avenue in Toledo. This location is just south of Sylvania Southview High School. The eastern end of the trail is located on the campus of Toledo University along E. Rocket Drive north of Dorr Street.

Wabash Cannonball Trail

The Wabash Cannonball Trail is a 63-mile long paved and unpaved pathway located to the southwest of Toledo. The route goes through Fulton, Henry, Lucas and Williams Counties. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and travels across the beautiful Ohio countryside and includes several picturesque bridges. The trail stretches between Montpelier and Maumee and has a branch that heads to the southwest to Liberty Center.

Read more about the Wabash Canonball Trail

Towpath Trail

The Towpath Trail is a 9-mile long unpaved pathway that follows alongside the Maumee River through the Ohio countryside to the southeast of Toledo and is part of the Buckeye Trail System. The trail follows the old tow path where mules would pull boats along the Miami and Erie Canal. The route is lined with trees and is located away from roads and traffic.

The Towpath Trail is graded and has a crushed stone surface. Bikes are allowed, but may not be suitable for all types of bikes. The route spans between Waterville and Grand Rapids.

The Towpath Trail goes through parks and natural areas along the rivers edge, including: Roche De Bout Area Farnsworth Metropark, Bend View Metropark and Providence Metropark.

Fallen Timbers Battlefield, Fallen Timbers State Memorial & Side Cut

The Fallen Timbers Battlefield is located just west of Maumee and is managed by the Toledo Area Metroparks. The battlefield includes a 1.6-mile long pathway that wraps around the park. The Fallen Timbers State Memorial is located to the south of the battlefield.

The Side Cut Metropark is located along the Miami and Erie Canals to the south of the Fallen Timbers Battlefield.  Side Cut has paved and unpaved pathways for enjoying the many sights in this area. These trails include the Canal Locks Trail, the Fallen Timbers Trail, the Riverview Trail and the Duck Trail.

Slippery Elm Trail

The Slippery Elm Trail is a 13-mile long paved pathway that extends between Bowling Green and North Baltimore in Northwestern Ohio. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and travels through wide open farmland. The north end of the trail is located 1 mile from Bowling Green State University. The south end of the trail is located along E. Broadway Street near Rhodes Avneue in North Baltimore.

Read more about the Slippery Elm Trail

North Coast Inland Trail

he North Coast Inland Trail is a segmented system of trails in Northern Ohio to the southeast of the Toledo area. Some segments are paved, others are not. The trails segments are located in the cities of Elmore, Lindsey, Fremont, Clyde, Bellevue, Norwalk, Collins, Oberlin, Elyria and Lorain. The route has segments in Ottawa, Sandusky, Erie, Huron and Lorain County. There are ambitious plans to create a 270-mile long trail that spans between the borders of Indiana and Pennsylvania.

The North Coast Inland Trail is constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and passes through the beautiful Ohio countryside and rural communities as well as more urban and suburban areas. There are remnants of the old railroad with historic bridges and railroad depots.

Read more about the North Coast Inland Trail


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in Toledo in Northwestern Ohio.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Ohio

Below is a list of links to our maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Ohio.

Statewide Ohio