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Cleveland Metroparks Mountain Bike Trails Overview

The Cleveland Metroparks has embraced mountain biking with a growing network of trails in several park reservations around the Cleveland area. The trails currently available are:

Bedford Singletrack

Located in the Bedford Reservation, with 12 miles of trails for beginner to intermediate-level mountain bikers.

Ohio & Erie Canal Reservation

Located off E. 49th St. in Cuyahoga Heights, with about 6 miles of beginner-friendly mountain bike trails plus a pump track and skills park.

Royalview Trail

Located in the Mill Stream Run Reservation in Strongsville, with 10 miles of trails for intermediate-level mountain bikers.

West Creek

The West Creek Reservation in Parma offers 2.7 miles of beginner-friendly trails.

The trails are open for riding from 6:00am - 9:00pm daily when conditions allow. Class 1 and Class 2 electric bicycles are permitted on the Cleveland Metroparks mountain bike trails.

See also: Mountain Biking page on the Cleveland Metroparks website

Trail Alerts and Closures

To help keep the mountain bike trails sustainable and in good condition, the Cleveland Metroparks has implemented a trail alert system, maintained with the help of dedicated volunteers. Before heading out to ride a trail, check the trail status by following @CMPmtb on Twitter or look at our Twitter feed here.

When you arrive at the park, look for a sign like the one below indicating the trail status. Please note that the on-site signs may be updated before the web site. If you check the web site and it says the trail is open, but you get there and the signs say it's closed, then respect the signs. Those not respecting trail closures can be subject to a citation.

Also, be a conscientious trail user. Even if the trail is not officially closed, if it's actively raining, or just after a heavy rain, or the trail is obviously wet and sloppy, stay off!

Cleveland Metroparks MTB Alerts Sign

Cleveland Metroparks MTB Trail Conditions