South of Canton near East Sparta, the Bear Creek Amphitheatre has 26 miles of marked dirt bike trails spread over 180 acres. The dirt biking trails roll through forest and creeks. There is a 250 foot hill climb.
To reach the offroad motorcycle trailhead for Bear Creek Park from Canton, head south on US77 to Exit 99. Head west on Fohl Road briefly. Turn left heading south on Sherman Church Road (aka SR102) for 3 miles. Turn left heading east on Haut Street and pass under highway. Veer right on Downing Street. The trailhead is located 1 mile east of the Bear Creek KOA Kampground.
Open weekends only -- weekdays by advance reservation only. Access fee required.
Note: Trail maps are only available at the park.
Overall, Bear Creek MX Park is the 1st most popular dirt bike trail of all 20 dirt biking rides in Ohio.