The North Olmsted I-480 Bike Path connects historical and modern-day points of local interest from Stearns Road to Great Northern Boulevard.
North Olmsted Walking and Bike Trail
Location: North Olmsted
Length: 3 miles
Type & uses: Paved All-Purpose Trail. Walk, bike, rollerblade, scooter
Challenge level: Low stress. Off-Street, flat. Good for families & inexperienced cyclists.
Level of Traffic Stress rating: 1
Accessibility, Parking & Operations
Biking/Walking: From neighborhoods at Kennedy Ridge Rd., Butternut Ridge Rd., Fitch Rd., Nantucket-Revere Dr., Burns Rd., MacKenzie Rd., Cypress Dr. Stearns Rd.
Vehicle: I-480 to Great Northern Blvd.
Parking: Near Great Northern Boulevard entrance and on-street parking on Fitch Road, Kennedy Ridge Road, Mackenzie Road, Revere Drive and Southern Avenue.
Managed & maintained by: North Olmsted City Service Department, 440-716-4151
The path provides convenient access to the North Olmsted High School and Middle School campus, the North Olmsted Branch Library and the Butternut Ridge Historic District. Visitors to the Historic District will appreciate the diversity of beautiful homes showcasing popular architectural styles during the different eras of North Olmsted’s development. Also, within the Historic District, is the Butternut Ridge Cemetery where visitors can locate the grave sites of some of North Olmsted’s earliest residents and war heroes going back to the Revolutionary War. Soon, the bike path will be connected to the Rocky River Reservation of the Cleveland Metroparks via sidewalks and bike lanes along Country Club Boulevard and Columbia Road as the final phase of the Country Club Boulevard improvements gets underway.
Points of Interest & Amenities
- North Olmsted Branch, Cuyahoga County Public Library
- Butternut Ridge Historic District
- Butternut Ridge Cemetery
- Great Northern Mall
Contact: North Olmsted City Service Department, 440-716-4151
Content provided by the City of North Olmsted