Find trailside coffee, food, guidance, maps, repairs, camping and shuttle service.   Visit Friends along the Trail

Friends Along the Trail

Listed below in North to South order are businesses and organizations that provide discounts, free services/products and official OTET trail guides to users of the trail.

More guidance and resources can be found on the Route Updates , Plan your Trip and Shop sections of our website.  Let us know when you visit these businesses and show us your photos on social media with the tag #OH2erie – Thanks!

Do you need to find a lift to the start of the trail or a shuttle to return to your vehicle?  This shuttle service transports people and bikes. Mention you saw this promo and get $5 off!
Find Ohio Trail Shuttle at

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135 Lake Avenue NW (Rt. 21 & Lake Avenue)
Massillon, OH 44647
Highlights info row image330-832-5111800-291-0099

Hotel Millersburg  offers a free breakfast to hotel guests who tell us they are traveling on the OTET. Not valid with any other discounts.

35 W Jackson St, Millersburg, OH 44654
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Get a free bundle of firewood when you stay at Turkey Hollow Campsite. Just let them know you are traveling on the OTET!

Get a campsite for only $10 if you’re a trail traveler (regular price – $44)!

Rustic Knolls Campground   8664 Keys Rd.  Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
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Need to know where to make a pit-stop halfway through the trail? Westerville Trek offers FREE Multi-Point Safety Inspections to all riders! It’s easy to stop in as the store is right on the trail. Pick up your trail guide here too!

Trek Bicycle Westerville, 5985 Maxtown Road  Westerville, Ohio 43082 

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Third Way Cafe will fill any size water bottle with purified water.

Third Way Cafe 3058 W Broad St, Columbus, OH 43204
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(1/4 mile South of the Camp Chase Trail at the corner of N. Westmoor Ave and West Broad St.)

Phat Daddy’s offers 10% off your food bill if you arrive on a bike, wearing a helmet.

Phat Daddy’s, 15 E 1st St, London, OH 43140

The Village Cup offers trail travelers a free up-size when you order any size of the drink of your choice.

Hearthstone Inn & Suites® offers a $10 discount to all who travel along the trail.  Stop by their bike trail patio rest area. A courtesy water fountain is on the trail. Cold beverages and snacks are available.  Located precisely at the OTET/Cedarville intersection, the inn is a unique, 20-room, independent hotel, designed and built in 2001 to emulate the feel and ambiance of small-town USA.  A cycling group lodging favorite!  Drop in and say “Hi!”

Bike – Airbnb

252 High St. Xenia, Ohio

75 Steps from the trail – near Xenia Station

Free camping options available

The retail establishments below sell the OTET Trail Guide – but call ahead to make sure they have them in stock!

7669 Wooster Pike
Cincinnati, OH 45227

Still have questions?  More guidance and resources can be found on the Route Updates and Plan your Trip sections of our website, visit our shop or contact Ohio to Erie Trail at (+1) 614-918-3636.