This is a 22 mile paved bicycle trail connecting Athens and Nelsonville, Ohio. Athens is about a 30 minute drive from the cabins, but there are some great restaurants and breweries in Athens that would make for a great day trip while you’re in the area!
This is a perfect option for city bikes or if you’re looking for a paved surface to ride on!
Located in the Appalachian foothills of Southeast Ohio, Baileys Trail system has been in progress since 1993, and expansions are still on-going! Mountain biking trail throughout the Wayne National Forest. The trail plans the cities of Athens, Chauncey, The Plains and Nelsonville. Baileys Trail currently features 31 miles of trails, with 88 miles planned in the years to come!
The Baileys is built for all skill levels of cyclists, hikers, runners, and nature enthusiasts!
Learn more about the Bailey’s Trail system from This Video
Lake Hope State Park features 25 miles of mountain biking trails. These trails range from moderate to difficult and are suitable for experienced riders.
Lake Hope State Park is just a 20 minute drive from your Cherry Ridge Retreat cabin, and spans nearly 3,000 acres of forested land, with a stunning lake and swim area, as well as hiking and biking trails.
Insider tip: Grab a bite to eat at Lake Hope Lodge after your ride for a delicious and convenient dining option!