Best Ohio Dirt Bike Trails

Ohio has 15 offroad motorcycling rides.

  September 24, 2018

Located in the US, the dirt biking in Ohio offers over ten good dirt bike trail destinations. The best Ohio dirt biking based on popularity are considered to be Bear Creek MX Park, Perry State Forest, Lake Bailee Recreational Park, Monday Creek ORV Area, and Hanging Rock ORV Trail System. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Ohio dirt biking trail below.

Where Can I Dirt Bike In Ohio?


Perry State Forest

Southeast of Zanesville near Blue Rock, the 4,567 acre Perry State Forest has 16 miles of very popular and challenging APV trails across an area formerly strip mined for coal that are open to dirt biking.  MORE INFO

Bear Creek MX Park

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.  MORE INFO

Pike State Forest

South of Chillicothe and west of Waverly, the 11,900 acre Pike State Forest has 15 miles of trails open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The trails wind through the hollows and ridge tops, offering the visitor a challenging ride as well as some beautiful scentery and breathtaking views.  MORE INFO

Hanging Rock ORV Trail System

Northwest of Ironton and north of Hanging Rock in the Wayne National Forest, the Hanging Rock ORV Trail System has 26 miles of trails over 5,000 acres open to dirt biking. The area contains a network of nine very challenging trails through forested hills. The offroad motorcycle trails wind through an old strip mine area from the 1960s.  MORE INFO

Monday Creek ORV Area

Northwest of Athens and Nelsonville in the Wayne National Forest, the Monday Creek ATV Area has about 70 miles of dirt biking trails. The more challenging trails include Dorr Run Loop, Inner Door, and Purdum Loop.  MORE INFO

Pine Creek ORV Trail System

North of Ironton and west of Portsmouth in the Wayne National Forest, the Pine Creek off-road motorcycle trail system has 20 miles of rolling trails through scenic forest open to off-road motorcycle riders. There are three trailheads which service the three trails in this system.  MORE INFO

Richland Furnace State Forest

Near Zaleski and northwest of Wellston, the 2,000 Richland Furnace State Forest has 7 miles of dirt biking trails.  MORE INFO

Ram Jam Sportsplex

West of Cleveland near Sheffield Village, the Ram Jam Sportsplex is an indoor motocross facility open to dirt bike riding. There is a 6 lane track spread over 70,000 sq.ft.  MORE INFO

Happy Hollow Dirt Park

East of Cincinnati near Hillsboro, the Happy Hollow Dirt Park has 100 acres of trails and hills open to dirt bike riding. There is also a large and small motocross track.  MORE INFO

Sandusky Valley Riders

Near Sandusky in Tiffin, the Sandusky Valley Riders have a 40 acre facility with dirt biking trails and a 1.3 mile track. The track is mostly natural terrain with elevation changes, man made doubles and table tops with some rhythm sections.  MORE INFO

Powerline Park

Southeast of New Philadelphia near St Clairsville, the Powerline Park has a 12 mile track through the woods with rough, rocky terrain and mud holes. It is open for practice on certain days and hosts AMA-GNCC Nationals and other riding weekends.  MORE INFO

Maumee State Forest

West of Toledo and south of Swanton, the 3,000 acre Maumee State Forest has 5 miles of trails open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The Maumee State Forest is located in portions of Lucas, Fulton, and Henry County. Dirt biking is permitted only on designated trails marked with orange blazes and during daylight hours only. Out of state riders will be required to purchase an OHIO BMV sticker that is good for two weeks.  MORE INFO

Crow Canyon MX Park

South of Cleveland near Uhrichsville, the Crow Canyon MX Park has 400 acres open to dirt bike riding. There is something for everyone here whether it be trails or closed course MX tracks. There are miles of trails from easy to technical, there is a big MX track and a pee wee track.  MORE INFO