Ohio to Erie Trail

Trail Donations

Your contribution is used for trail right of way land purchases, publicity, outreach, and advocacy for Tthe Ohio to Erie Trail. Many hands make light work, and many small contributions can carry us forward towards our goal.

We invite you to support the Ohio to Erie Trail with planned giving.  LEARN HOW

Your tax-deductible donation can be mailed to:

The Ohio to Erie Trail Fund
118 Graceland Blvd #146
Columbus, OH 43214

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Funding Sources

Together with local, state, and federal funding for land acquisition and trail construction, numerous organizations and individuals have joined together to make The Ohio to Erie Trail a reality.

The sources of funds for Ohio to Erie Trail land acquisition, design, and construction include:

Private businesses
State - the Ohio General Assembly; the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Nature Works grants); the Ohio Department of Transportation (Transportation Enhancement 21 funds)
Federal - direct Congressional grants for the Canal Heritage Area and Transportation Enhancement funds administered by the Ohio Department of Transportation

Columbus Outdoor Pursuits (COP)

COP was the single largest donor to The Ohio to Erie Trail Fund, and without its generosity The Ohio to Erie Trail would not exist. A stone marker was placed at State Street and Electric Avenue in Westerville commemorating COP's support of the trail.

04.19.2015 Planned Giving  Planned GivingContinuing the OTET Adventure into the Future