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Panhandle Trail

6/25/19: A new trail connector has been paved from the Panhandle Trail to the Park area in the Village of Hanover!

Bike Buckeye Lake

06/25/19: Bike Buckeye Lake group working in improve bikeability and safety in the Buckeye Lake Region is hosting the 2019 Bike Buckeye Lake ride in August. More Info

06/25/19: Video detailing the need for an extension of the bike path north to the Licking County Health Department.

Thornwood Connector

02/01/2017: A multi-use trail has been completed over State Route 16 as part of the Thornwood Connector project. This trail segment joins the Newark trail located near Cherry Valley Road and the Granville trail that follows Newark-Granville Rd. This connector adds a safe crossing point over SR16 and improves bike and pedestrian access to these trails.

Licking Park District

12/14/16: The Hopewell Drive to Forry Multi-Use Trail extension project awarded funding with work to begin in 2018. More Info

Hebron Greenway
11/10/16: The Licking Park District’s latest trail improvement has been completed. The project connects Canal Park in Hebron to the existing Ohio Canal Greenway. More Info


Licking County Wellness Coalition: The Licking County Wellness Coalition works to create a healthier Licking County by increasing health and wellness of the county residents through encouragement and promotion of healthy lifestyles.

Licking County Planning/LCATS - Licking County Area Transportation Study:  Trail Map

Licking County Park District - Maintains over 40 miles of paved, multi-use trails throughout Licking County

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