One of the best ways to experience Ohio’s natural beauty is by enjoying an excursion on a bike or hike! The area has several trails, from the Mochican Valley trail to Honey Run Park. You’ll see towering trees, bridges, tunnels, and lush greenery along these trails! Whether visiting with your special someone or taking your friends on a refreshing retreat, you’ll love the fantastic scenery along the trails. Exploring the outdoors is only the beginning of what you can explore in Ohio! Unlock our Vacation Guide for even more activity ideas!
Pedal Through Breathtaking Natural Beauty
Mohican Valley Trail
This trail is perfect for hopping on a bike or strolling through nature. Mohican Valley features 4.8 miles of native plant life, wildlife, and bridges crossing over water! Enjoy a picnic lunch and take in all the beauty while resting for a bit. The trail connects Brinkhaven and Danville and the larger Ohio to Erie Trail, which spans from Cleveland to Cincinnati! This is an excellent opportunity for exercise and recreation!
Kokosing Gap Trail
Another excellent option for hiking, biking, and exploring! Kokosing Gap Trail is a 14-mile trail with endpoints in Danville and Mount Vernon. The trail follows the Kokosing River on a former Pennsylvania railroad line. There are several beautiful places to stop along the way, and there are sights, such as a locomotive and caboose, a playground, Kenyon Environmental Center, Kenyon College, and the Kokosing River!
Honey Run Park
Honey Run Highlands Park is a special place! This park offers a low-impact hike and a stunning waterfall to view. That’s right! The 1.7-mile trail offers a 25-foot waterfall to enjoy. This is the ideal place to enjoy a picnic lunch or enjoy the peace and quiet of the Ohio forest! This trail may be short, but there is plenty to take in and explore!
Gorman Nature Center
The Gorman Nature Center is the perfect place to enjoy pods, streams, prairies, and forests in Mansfield, Ohio. This 150-acre center is ideal for biking and walking. They even offer weekly programs focusing on hikes, field trips, and natural history. Best of all, there are over 5 miles of trails to explore! After enjoying this beautiful nature center, head to some popular Mansfield stops and make a day trip out of your visit!
Stay at the White Oak Inn and have access to Danville, Ohio, Bike trails!
The area around Danville is home to several trails, perfect for hiking, biking, and enjoying some recreational time. Whether visiting with your special someone or taking a girls’ trip, these trails offer fun, discovery, and relaxation! At The White Oak, we have an array of accommodations to choose from. Our Main House, Guest House, and log cabins are here to provide unmatched relaxation and fantastic amenities to meet your every need! Book your trip today and start planning your dream Ohio getaway now!