Richland B&O Trail - Mansfield Ohio
The Richland B&O trail is located midway between Columbus and Cleveland Ohio just off interstate 71 at Mansfield.
It forms a semi circle on its way from Mansfield to Butler.
Total distance is 18.4 miles (30 km)
Mansfield to Lexington is 7 miles. Lexington to Bellville is 6 miles and Bellville to Butler is 5 miles.
The trail is asphalt and in the fall of 2012 they were repaving the section from Butler to Bellville and apparently the whole
The trail is about 90% protected from sun and wind and in the fall the colours are worth the ride..
There are 19 road crossings, 18 bridges and 9 parking areas.
Restrooms and water are located at each of the towns.
There are a few scattered benches usually near the towns
For Mansfield take interstate 71 to state route 13 for 5 miles to Mansfield. Make a left on West 4th street for 1.2 miles then right on Parkway Drive to North Lake Park
For Butler take state route 97 and the trailhead is behind the BP station on the main street.
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