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CROWN

Greater Cincinnati region's first-ever urban trail loop.

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The northern portion, Wasson Way, runs roughly 3.5 miles from Montgomery Road in Evanston to Old Red Bank Road in Fairfax, where it transitions to the Murray Path for another 2.5 miles to Plainville Road. West of Wasson Way, about 1.8 miles of trail make up the Uptown Connector, slated to connect the University of Cincinnati to the CROWN network. The Little Miami Scenic Trail runs 5.7 miles on the eastern side of CROWN from Lunken Airport to Columbia Township. The Ohio River Trail runs for about 0.6 miles in Lower Price Hill and picks up again at Smale Park for 3.6 miles to Friendship Park. The Mill Creek Greenway currently runs from Mill Creek Road to Salway Park accounting for 1 mile of CROWN.

 

TERRAIN

Paved, urban

 

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Easy-moderate

 

END POINTS

Wasson Way: Montgomery Road at the edge of Xavier University's campus to Plainville Road in downtown Mariemont

Little Miami Scenic Trail: Magrish Preserve Trailhead near Lunken Airport to Fifty West Brewing in Columbia Townhip

Ohio River Trail: State Street to Evans Field in Lower Price Hill and Smale Park to Friendship Park Downtown

Mill Creek Greenway: Mill Creek Road in South Cumminsville/Millave border to Salway Park in Northside

   

COUNTIES

Hamilton

 

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