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Back Roads and Beaches Bike and Multi-Sport Route

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Biking Adventure!

My friend and I were looking for a new biking adventure, and found this route through an internet... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2017
Cincinnati, Ohio
Back Roads, No Beaches

We biked 67.8 miles yesterday starting in Findley State Park. There really is no dedicated start... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2016
Akron, Ohio
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Jul 25, 2017
“Biking Adventure!”
Jun 22, 2016
“Back Roads, No Beaches”
North Central Ohio. Miles of rolling, rural roads with beautiful scenery ranging from pastoral farmland and forest to nautical Lake Erie shoreline. Route highlights local history (Underground Railroad), culture, arts and healthy food options. Four...more
8025 Leavitt Rd, Amherst, OH 44001-2711
+1 800-334-1673
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

My friend and I were looking for a new biking adventure, and found this route through an internet search. We also contacted Lorain County, and they sent information as well as maps of the route. Be advised that the map is not scaled, so it...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank mlk1956
Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We biked 67.8 miles yesterday starting in Findley State Park. There really is no dedicated start point so we parked at the Park Ranger office after talking with a woman that worked in the office and said we could park there. There are plenty of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank joshuadavis9
Reviewed August 24, 2015

I don't recommend relying on just the map provided in the Back Road and Beaches Bike Route brochure. It's not properly to scale and misses several intersections. The southern part of the route is enjoyable, but easy to get lost on due to severe lack...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Derek M
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Several detours we had to work around and path is marked somewhat average, have to really watch where you are going. Scenery is excellent.More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Tammy D
BRAB_LC, Manager at Back Roads and Beaches Bike and Multi-Sport Route, responded to this reviewResponded April 14, 2014

Thanks for the review of the Back Roads and Beaches bike route. You are right, there was a major detour during 2013 as the historical Dean Road bridge was repaired. The good news is that the bridge is now repaired and usable by cyclists, making...More

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