The Great Ohio Lake-To-River Greenway. PICTURE THIS…. An 100 mile-long green band of protected open space running through fertile farmlands, lush woodlands, over gently rolling hills, and alongside scenic waterways. Traverses 4 counties with a combined population of 665,000
An 100 mile-long green band of
protected open space running
through fertile farmlands, lush
woodlands, over gently rolling hills,
and alongside scenic waterways.
The Great Ohio Lake-To-River Greenway Coalition is comprised of representatives from four northeastern Ohio counties; Ashtabula, Trumbull, Mahoning and ColumbianaRegional Connection
What are the benefits of regionalization?
In the case of The Great Ohio Lake-To-River Greenway Coalition there is revenue and resource sharing in the planning and development of a 100-mile long regional trail system.
A four-county coalition is influential and supportive of changes that help our cause
The Ashtabula and Trumbull County sections of the Great Ohio Lake-To-River Greenway are constructed on the former Penn Central 714 line and are jointly referred to as the Western Reserve Greenway.
The next 2.2 mile phase of the Western Reserve Greenway in Trumbull County will be constructed through a grant received from the Clean Ohio Trail fund, the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments and the Trumbull County Commissioners.
The Trumbull County Metro Parks will also work on completing the final connection in the county between Niles and Warren
The City of Niles is scheduled to construct approximately 4.5 miles of paved, ten-foot wide trail along the former Niles and New Lisbon Railroad right-of-way and the former Norfolk & Southern Railroad right-of-way terminating at a proposed staging area near the intersection of State Route 169 and State Route 46.
Mill Creek MetroParks in Mahoning County completed 11 miles of paved trail along the Great Ohio Lake-To-River Greenway in 2000.
Columbiana County Park District completed 11 miles of paved trail along the Great Ohio Lake-To-River Greenway in 2000.