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Mountain Biking

Go out and RIDE!

Mountain BikingWe currently offer 7 miles of trails in the Hampton Hills Mountain Bike Area, at 2092 Theiss Rd., Akron.

Pets are not permitted, and trails are for bikes only. Electric bikes are prohibited. Helmets are required. Restrooms are provided. There is no drinking water.

Riders may choose from beginner, moderate and intermediate trails. When the area is completed, there may be up to 16 total miles, including advanced-level trails.

WHITE: Beginner

For beginners in good health; most bike types OK; surface is relatively flat and wide.

GREEN: Moderate

Gentle climbs and descents with obstacles such as rocks, gravel, bridges and pot holes.

BLUE: Intermediate

More challenging, with steep slopes and/or obstacles. Requires off-road riding experience.

BLACK: Advanced

We'll be adding advanced trails in a few years. For now, try our optional advanced-level skill features on the Woodward Creek Loop!


Trails will be closed during  wet or dangerous conditions. Status updates are shared via Twitter. Please check before you ride: @SMPmountainbike
Please note: Twitter currently requires users to log in with an account to view current tweets. We apologize for the inconvenience. The Mountain Bike Trail status is displayed at the Hampton Hills Metro Park Mountain Bike Area lot, or you may call our administrative office during business hours: 330-867-5511.

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