Mountain Biking

A man expertly navigates a descent on a mountain bike.

Mountain biking on the Wayne. Image courtesy of Bruce Wunderlich for the Marietta-Washington County CVB.

The Wayne National Forest currently has 142 miles of single-track trails for mountain bikes, and allows mountain bikes on an additional 148.5 miles of off-highway vehicle trails.

There are 128 miles in the Athens Ranger District, Marietta Unit, including the Buckeye Trail / North Country Trail, Kinderhook Horse Trail, Lamping Homestead Trail, Ohio View Trail, Archer’s Fork Trail, Green Wood Trail, and Scenic River Trail.

The Athens Ranger District, Athens Unit features the Baileys Trail System, with 14 of a planned 88 miles of purpose-built mountain bike trails constructed.

Mountain bikes are not allowed on the Athens Unit of the Buckeye Trail / North Country Trail.

Mountain Biking Resources

Mountain Biking Areas

  • Athens Ranger District - Athens Area
  • Baileys Trail System
  • Monday Creek OHV System
  • Elm Trailhead
  • Long Ridge Trailhead
  • Monday Creek Trailhead
  • New Straitsville Trailhead
  • Red Oak Trailhead
  • Scarlet Oak Trailhead
  • Sycamore Trailhead
  • White Oak Trailhead
  • Athens Ranger District - Marietta Area
  • Kinderhook Horseback Riding System
  • Kinderhook Trailhead
  • Lamping Homestead Recreation Area
  • North Country Trail
  • Archer's Fork Loop Trail
  • Covered Bridge Trail
  • Ohio View Trail
  • Scenic River Trailhead
  • Hanging Rock OHV System
  • Hanging Rock Trailhead
  • Pine Creek OHV System
  • Lyra Trailhead
  • Telegraph Trailhead
  • Wolcott Trailhead
  • Superior OHV System
  • Superior Trailhead

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities