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Lake Milton Trail

Intermediate
 4.3 (49)

A fun, twisty trail at Lake Milton State Park.


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Map Key

9.8

Miles

15.8

KM

Singletrack

1,009' 307 m

High

951' 290 m

Low

491' 150 m

Up

487' 149 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Unknown

Family Friendly This is a very obstacle free trail, however, it does have tight turns with trees and short, punchy climbs and descents. No extended climbing.

Description

This trail is currently being added to regularly but is currently over a 10 mile loop. There are 2 parking lots. The North parking lot is off of Ellsworth Road. The South Parking lot is off of Shilling Road. The North Parking lot is the preferred parking lot with the exception of times when you want to avoid crossing the creek. When you want to avoid the creek crossing twice the South Parking lot is a better choice.

The trail is very well laid out in the terrain available, probably one of the best locally. This trail barely has any straight lengths, with many twists and turns around trees and terrain, many having well-designed berms. There are also many areas that are bench cut into the side of a hill, and some other areas that have been left intentionally off camber.

The trail has almost zero rocks, and very minimal roots, so beginners can fair pretty well here. There are some short, punchy climbs, which turn into nice flowing ways to gain speed on the way back.

The trail is a fun and exciting ride and worth checking out.

The Lake Milton State Park trail system as a whole is still under development by the Rust Belt Revival Trail Coalition, however, this trail is complete and ready to ride
source: Rust Belt Revival Trail Coalition

Contacts

Shared By:

Scott Danish with improvements by Bill Mickey

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  4.3 from 49 votes

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  4.3 from 49 votes
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these log overs are slightly more challenging on the return trail.
Aug 6, 2017 near Craig B…, OH
Sweet singletrack.
Jan 16, 2018 near Craig B…, OH
Highlights of a ride through Lake Milton Trail. Very twisty, mostly flat, and difficult to pick up speed.
Jan 23, 2018 near Craig B…, OH
They asked for it, we made it happen! Directional trail!
Aug 13, 2020 near Craig B…, OH
Full loop as of May 2021
May 21, 2021 near Craig B…, OH

Weather


Current Trail Conditions

Minor Issues 36 days ago
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Patrick Klingensmith
Clockwise 8.4mi — 1h 16m
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Oct 23, 2022
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Patrick Klingensmith
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Hunter Harbison
10mi — 1h 15m

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