Ride Start Locations
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Ride Start Locations
Amherst Township Park
Middle Ridge Road & Oberlin Road, Amherst, OH 44001
North side of Middle Ridge Rd. just east of Oberlin Road, between Oberlin Rd. & Rosedale Dr.
Beaver Creek Park, Amherst
913 N. Lake Street, Amherst, OH 44001
(Lorain County Metro Parks) On N. Lake St in Amherst, north of Milan Rd, south of Rt 2 exit at Oak Point Rd
Burr Oak Park
Black River Reservation, Lorain, OH(Black River Reservation, Lorain County Metro Parks) On Ford Rd. down the valley off Gulf Rd. in Elyria. From Rt 254 take Gulf Rd south .1 mile, then right on Ford Rd and right into the park at bottom of hill.
Carlisle Visitor Center
12882 Diagonal Road, Lagrange, OH 44050(Lorain County Metro Parks) Diagonal Rd. southwest off Rt 301 LaGrange Rd and go south over the bridge to the second road. Right onto Nickle Plate Diagonal Road and about one mile on the right.
25145 Royalton Road, Columbia Station, OH 44028(Lorain County Metro Parks) Rt 82 east of River Road, south side of road.
2720 E. 31st Street, Lorain, OH 44055
(Black River Reservation Lorain County Metro Parks) E. 31st street in Lorain, between Grove Avenue (Rt 57) and West River Road. The northern end of the Bridgeway Trail.
Elyria City Hall Parking Lot
131 Court St. Elyria, OH 44035
Findley State Park
25381 State Route 58, Wellington, OH 44090Rt. 58, 2.5 miles south of Wellington. Go left inside park, use lot near concession stand and beach.
French Creek Reservation
4921 French Creek Road, Sheffield Village, OH 44054(Lorain County Metro Parks) Pine Tree Picnic Area: French Creek Road, between East River Road and Abbe Road in Sheffield.
Gander Mountain, Elyria
5244 Cobblestone Road, Sheffield, OH 44035
(off North Abbe Rd.)
Gateway Trail Head
6290 Gateway Blvd S., Elyria, OH 44035(North end of North Coast Inland Trail) Southwest corner of the intersection of 2nd Street and Gateway Boulevard in Elyria.
28645 Lake Rd. Bay Village, OH 44140
Indian Hollow Reservation
38744 Parsons Road Grafton, OH 44044(Lorain County Metro Parks) On Parsons Road E. of Indian Hollow Road and west of downtown Grafton.
Kipton Community Park
58 Rosa St. Kipton, OHRt. 511 north of Rt. 20, at the North Coast Inland Trail in Kipton. Kipton Reservation, Oberlin, OH.
Lagrange Community Park
Rt. 301 and Rt. 303, Lagrange, Ohio
Lions Park, Lagrange
250 Glendale St., Lagrange, OH 44050One block southwest of town square.
Central and 6th, Lakeside, OH 43440Corner of Central and 6th St. Call Frank O’Dell 419-798-9807 for directions.
1800 W. Erie Ave. Lorain, OH 44052(Lorain County Metro Parks) On Route 6 – Erie Avenue in Lorain just east of Rt. 58 – Levitt Rd.
Marty’s Cycle Center
453 Avon-Belden Rd., Avon Lake, OH 44012
McDonald’s Restaurant, North Ridgville
32528 Lorain Rd., N. Ridgeville, OH 44039
3665 Morningside Way Lorain, OH 44053Martin’s Run and Morningside Way, just east of Kolbe Road, Lorain. Turn on Clovelly. Across from CHP Emergency entrance.
51211 N. Ridge Road Vermilion, OH 44089(Lorain County Metro Parks Vermilion Reservation) North Ridge Road, off Vermilion Road in Vermilion, down in the valley. Use parking lot near Carriage Barn.
South Central Park
7565 Avon Belden Road, N. Ridgeville, OH 44039
293 Main St. Oberlin, OH 44074Main Street (Rt. 58) south side of Oberlin next to McDonald’s.
240 South Main St. Oberlin, OH 44074Across from McDonald’s on Main Street in Oberlin.
Main Street (Rt. 58) south side of Oberlin next to McDonald’s.
Oberlin Public Library
65 S. Main Street Oberlin, OH 44074Main Street about one block south of square, behind city hall and police department.
9005 Timber Edge Rd., N. Ridgeville, OH 44039
(Bob Gazer Residence)
Rocky River Marina
18500 Lake Road, Rocky River, OH 44116
(Cleveland Metroparks Rocky River Reservation) Boat launch area at the northern end of the Rocky River Reservation, just south of Detroit Rd.
Rocky River Nature Center
4000 Valley Parkway North Olmsted, OH 44070(Cleveland Metroparks) From Brookpark Road take Valley Parkway south. 2
Sandy Ridge Reservation
6195 Otten Rd. N. Ridgeville, OH 44039(Lorain County Metro Parks) On Otten Road east of Case Road, south off Barres Road in Elyria.
11106 Market St. Birmingham, OH 44816(Lorain County Metro Parks) South of Rt. 113, just west of the Vermilion River Bridge, east of Rt. 60 in Vermilion.
Route 6 and Coen Road, Vermillion, OH 44089Lake Road about 1.5 miles west of downtown Vermilion, on lake side of road
Spencer Community Park
South Main and Route 162, Spencer, OH 44275(JT Firestone Park) Route 301, just south of Rt. 162, on the west side of Rt. 301 in Spencer.
Spencer Lake Park
River Corners Road and Township Rd 45, Spencer, OHSpencer Lake is southeast of Wellington. Take Route 58 south past Wellington. Turn east (left) on Route 162. Turn north (left) on River Corner Rd. Spencer Lake will be on the east (right) side of the street. Watch carefully for the sign, it’s easy to miss. Spencer Lake Rd. Spencer, OH 44275. Located off of CR 63 (River Corners Rd.) on the west side of the lake.
95 W. Hamilton Road Oberlin, OH 44074(Lorain County Metro Parks) Hamilton Road west of Route 58 in Oberlin (across from the Fire Station).
Walker Road Park
31621 Walker Rd., Avon Lake, OH 44012
535 Jones Road Wellington, OH 44090(Lorain County Metro Parks) Jones Road west of Rt. 58 south of town, south side of road.
Willow Park, Grafton
1125 Main St, Grafton, OH 44044