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Welcome to the Ohio River Trail Council membership website which includes our groups and forums as well as our meetings and events calendar.

To visit the Ohio River Water Trail website click here and the Ohio River Greenway Trail website click here.

Create an Account and Log in to view the complete website. Thank you all for your support of the Ohio River Trail Initiative.

 

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Bicycles are almost as good as guitars for meeting girls. 
—Bob Weir, Grateful Dead
Next to a leisurely walk, I enjoy a spin on my tandem bicycle. It is splendid to feel the wind blowing in my face and the springy motion of my iron steed. The rapid rush through the air gives me a delicious sense of strength and buoyancy, and the exercise makes my pulse dance and my heart sing.
—Helen Keller
If I can bicycle, I bicycle. 
—David Attenborough
Riding a bike is the best antidepressant drug and only has good side effects. 
—Gunnar Rempel
Trails have multiple values and their benefits reach far beyond recreation. Trails can enrich the quality of life for individuals, make communities more livable, and protect, nurture, and showcase America’s grandeur by traversing areas of natural beauty, distinctive geography, historic significance, and ecological diversity. Trails are important for the nation’s health, economy, resource protection and education.  
—American Trails, Trails for All Americans report, 1990
The proposed Ohio River Trail, when completed will enhance and further develop recreational opportunities for the communities along the Ohio River Trail corridors as well as the region, by linking existing and proposed pedestrian, bicycle, recreation, open space, and transportation facilities while protecting environmental and cultural resources and improving public access to the river’s edge. One of the major outcomes of the project will be to foster further recreation and cultural-based economic development within the local communities and the region, capitalizing on the synergy of ecotourism and the potential development of a larger recreation and parks system as a way to reposition all the evolved communities for the 21st century business and lifestyle needs.
—Sean Garrigan, Ohio River Trail Feasibility Study Principal

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