Holmes County Trail–Millersburg to Holmesville
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About the Holmesville Trailhead
A trailhead for the Holmes County Trail is located just south of Holmesville on OH-83. Turn onto the access road behind the Route 83 Restaurant on the west side of OH-83 and proceed to the parking lot for the Holmes County Trail.
The section of the Holmes County Trail from Holmesville to Millersburg is 4.9 miles. Walk south on the trail, going as far as you have time.
About Holmes County Trail
Labeled as the first Trail in the nation to accommodate Amish buggies, the unique and scenic Holmes County Trail now has 15 miles of its 29-mile trail open from Fredericksburg to Killbuck.
One lane of the trail is paved with asphalt for biking, roller-blading, walking, running, and wheelchairs, while the adjoining buggy and equestrian trail is paved with “chip and seal” for horse-drawn vehicles and horseback riding. Upon completion of the 29-mile trail, Holmes and Knox County will consist of over 50-miles of uninterrupted trail giving trail users a unique recreational facility in the Ohio to Erie Trail System through Ohio’s heartland.
The Trail is a great place to connect and reconnect and become reoriented with nature. We need wild places of solitude at times. Not every county in this nation has a natural corridor of beauty 29-miles long cleaving its heartland and owned in common by all its residents. “Let those who championed the Holmes County Trail project be remembered for their courage, sacrifice, vision, generosity, and impact on the lives of the generations that will follow us.”
From Holmes County Trail webpage
The Holmes County Trail is handicap accessible.