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Kokosing Gap Trail

Mt Vernon Ave, Mount Vernon, OH
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A Totally Awesome Day!

We parked and started our ride in Howard at Rotary Park. We rode to Gambier then onto Mt. Vernon... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kat B
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Love the KOKO trail!

I ride my bike on this trail . . .and it is pure pleasure. I stay mostly between Mount Vernon and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shirley H
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Mt Vernon Ave, Mount Vernon, OH
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We parked and started our ride in Howard at Rotary Park. We rode to Gambier then onto Mt. Vernon where we ate lunch at Parkside Restaurant and Tavern. It was delicious! And then enjoyed the return ride back to Howard.

Thank Kat B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ride my bike on this trail . . .and it is pure pleasure. I stay mostly between Mount Vernon and Danville, and I totallyenjoy myself.

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We actually started riding 1/4 mile before trailhead, but there is a great parking lot at trailhead. Benches line the trail every 1/2 mile or so which is great for resting and taking in the beauty of this trail. We rode to Howard and back...More

Thank Chuck K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well maintained, lots of portajohns, fantastic wildlife! The stop at gambier has a shelter and bathrooms.

Thank Aliceanne I
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I have ridden on this trail multiple times. It is very nice and connects into other trails. It is fairly flat, with only slight hills. Great for friends and family outings!

Thank nmyrda
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We are so fortunate to have the Kokosing Gap Trail literally in our backyard. It is a wonderful place, to walk, run, ride your bike or trike and enjoy the beautiful woods and Kokosing river.

Thank H6227FFkarend
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This trail runs for miles! Walk it, run it, or bike it! Start at Ariel Foundation Park and go all the way to the Bridge of Dreams. There are so many places to stop along the way for drinks, food, and sweet treats!

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Over the years, I have done every leg of the trail; each holding its own mystique. Whether biking or walking, you WILL get your nature on. Howard, Gambier or Brinkhaven make for the best starting routes. Old, concrete RR mileage markers help you to keep...More

Thank Ed D
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a good place for long walks or bike rides. The path is a paved over railroad. They have park benches and a few port-a-potties scattered along the trail. You can travel from Centerburg to Jelloway Ohio, with multiple entry points with parking. Checkout...More

Thank happypilot2016
Reviewed 13 January 2017

What a fantastic rail to trail project in central Ohio. Well maintained park with historical markers along the way, mileage markers made like old railroad markers, a steam locomotive and C&O caboose in Gambier (along with restrooms, water fountain and picnic tables). I understand this...More

Thank phil742
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Where can I rent a bike for the trail?
11 May 2016|
Response from Matt B | Reviewed this property |
The Kenyon College Bookstore in Gambier rents bikes. Y-Not Cycling in Mount Vernon sells bikes, but I'm not sure they rent them.
Where is the trail head?
29 July 2015|
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Response from SandP736 | Reviewed this property |
Near Phillips Park in Mount Vernon which is on Mount Vernon Avenue
Jackie B
Do you know if there is a place to rent bikes?
31 May 2015|
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Response from SandP736 | Reviewed this property |
No, I'm sorry but I don't think there is anywhere close that rents bikes.