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30th Anniversary for Wabash Cannonball Trail

Posted 3/24/2024

Thirty years ago today, the Wabash Cannonball Trail was created from 64 miles of former railroad corridor property. Then the Northwestern Ohio Rails-to-Trails Association (NORTA) needed only 2 days to clean up 2.5 miles on the South Fork in order to declare that section of trail open for business! Commemorate the anniversary by visiting the Wabash Cannonball website and taking a ride on the trail this spring!

Court Decision Paves the Way for Maumee to Downtown Toledo Bike Path

Posted 2/28/2024

Exciting news for cyclists and pedestrians in Maumee and downtown Toledo! A recent decision from Lucas County Common Pleas Court has brightened the prospects for a bicycle and walking path extending all the way from Maumee into downtown Toledo. Despite potential appeals, Judge Gary Cook's ruling against a lawsuit by Toledo Country Club marks a significant step forward.

For more info, check out The Blade's Editorial.

Gear Up for 2024 - A Biking Adventure Awaits!

Posted 2/14/2024

As we step into the new year, it's the perfect time to set exciting goals and embark on new adventures. Why not make 2024 the year of biking? Whether you're a seasoned cyclist or just getting started, cycling offers a myriad of benefits for both physical and mental well-being.

If you're excited to start your biking journey but are unsure where to start, check out these sites for some great starter ideas!

  • Glass City Mountain Bikers offers some great insight on local trails, and even has group rides if you want to enjoy biking with your local community and share the beauty of biking with others.
  • If your looking for a challenge, check out the Wabash Cannonball Trail, a 66 mile trail in NWOH that is 12-foot wide, great for solo bikers, or riding with friends and family!
  • If you want to get started on your biking journey but the cold weather is keeping you indoors, you can check out Reggie's Bike Shop for information on indoor cycling!

As we pedal into 2024, let's embrace the thrill of the open road and the countless possibilities that biking brings. Whether you're chasing fitness goals, exploring new landscapes, or simply enjoying the freedom on two wheels, biking is the perfect companion for an adventurous year ahead.

45th Annual Tombstone Bicycle Tour & Family Haunted Ride

Posted 10/3/2023


If you're looking for a spooktacular way to enjoy the outdoors this October, mark your calendar for Saturday, October 14th. The Maumee Valley Adventurers and Metroparks Toledo invite you to be a part of the 45th Annual Tombstone Bicycle Tour, now featuring the Family Haunted Ride. This thrilling event kicks off at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark, promising a day of family fun, adventure, and a touch of Halloween spirit.

Visit the Maumee Valley Adventurers website for more information and registration. 

Oregon Bike Trail Expansion

Posted 9/14/2023

Oregon will be adding another mile to their bike trail once funding is received. The trail will go from Dustin Rd. and connect to an already existing trail on Navarre Avenue.

For more information about this expansion, check out this Toledo Blade Article