Summer Trail Update: Conotton Creek Trail


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Steel City Cycologist


Episode 14 explores the Conotton Creek Trail in Jewett Ohio.  The 11.2 mile trail runs between Jewett, Ohio and Bowerston, Ohio.  This is the old roadbed of the Wheeling & Lake Erie Railroad.  It has an aging asphalt surface. The trail is basically level and features five covered bridges along the 11.2 miles. Midway is the small town of Scio, Ohio, former home of the Scio Pottery Company that closed in 1985.This is Ohio farm country with rolling hills, farms, ponds, & wetlands. The trail from Scio to Bowerston (6 miles) is out there with nature. This trail sees cyclists utilizing Bike Route 50 (USBR50), mid-western section from Terre Haute, Indiana to Steubenville, Ohio. The eastern section runs from Colliers, WV to Washington DC (GAP&C&O).Enjoy the ride.