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Tri-County Triangle Trail, Inc.

A Volunteer Non-Profit Supporting Multi-Use Trails in Fayette, Ross and Highland Counties

 

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Updated 10/12/2017

Questions?  Email tricountytriangletrail@gmail.com
 

User Guidelines For Multi-use Trails

 

Please help make the trail safe for everyone by using the following guidelines:

Be Courteous.

All trail users, including bicyclists, joggers, walkers, wheelchairs, skateboarders, roller bladers, should be respectful of other users regardless of their mode, speed or level of skill.

Be Predictable.

Travel in a consistent and predictable manner. Always look behind before changing positions on the trail.

Don't Block The Trail.

When in a group or with your pets, use no more than half the trail so as not to block the flow of other users.

Keep Right.

Stay as near to the right side of the trail as is safe, except when passing another user.

Pass On The Left.

Pass others, going your direction, on their left. YIELD TO SLOWER AND ON-COMING TRAFFIC. Use hand signals to alert those behind you of your moves. Look ahead and back to make sure the lane is clear before you pull out and pass. Pass with ample separation and do not move back to the right until safely past. REMEMBER: CHILDREN AND PETS CAN BE UNPREDICTABLE.

Stopping.

When stopping, move off of the trail. Beware of others approaching you from behind and make sure they know you are pulling over.

Give Audible Warning BEFORE Passing.

Give a clear signal by using voice, bell or horn before passing. Give the person you are passing time to respond. Watch for their reaction. So that you can hear these safety signals, please don't wear dual ear headphones on the trail.

Obey All Traffic Signs And Signals.

Use extra caution where trails cross streets. Stop at all signs and intersections and be cautious when crossing driveways. When entering or crossing a trail yield to traffic on the trail.

Be Respectful Of Private Property.

Trails are open to the public, but often the land on the side of the trail is private property. Please respect all property rights and stay on trail and berm.

Clean Up Litter.

Do not leave glass, paper, cans, plastic, or any other debris on or near a trail. If you drop something, please remove it immediately.  If you do find litter please help by picking it up.

 

Please!  Do not block farm equipment access if parking along road.

Always Exercise Due Care And Caution!

Maps and Trial Amenities

 

Trail Map  Interactive Google map of trail.  Zoom in for more detailed information and use satellite view for ground features.  Shows features, parks, water, restrooms, restaurants, points of interest and more along or near the trail.

 

Trail Amenities A list of services including rest areas, restaurants, parks, water, point of interest, historic sites along or near the trail.

Jamestown Connector East to Washington Court House Map: Follow this LINK for route from the Jamestown Connector, which connects Xenia Station west to Fayette County Line, with the Paint Creek Recreational Trail in Washington Court House.

Distance is 18.2 miles (Rosemoor Rd to Washington Court House and Paint Creek Recreational Trail to/from Chillicothe.

What’s New!

 

We were awarded the amount requested of $55,958 by ODOT to improve markings and safety on the trail.  It will provide funds for mileage markers and markings at all county, township or municipal road intersections, 14 in total. Centerline, stop bar and "Stop Ahead" thermoplastic wording will also be installed.”  This grant application was a cooperative effort of the Ohio Regional Development Commission that supports infrastructure and economic in Southern Ohio, Tri-County Triangle Trail, the Ross County Park District and City of Chillicothe.

 

The Ross County Engineer has completed work to stabilize a bank along Paint Creek that was threatening the trail near Austin Rd.  Thank you!

 

Two of the three bridge decks and approaches in Fayette County have been repaired and paved.  Funding provide by Fayette Travel and Tourism grant ($2,000) and Tri-County Triangle Trail ($3,000),

 

The Fayette Wayne Township Trustees have agreed to mow 5.5 miles of trail again this year in Fayette County located between Robinson Road and the Ross County Line.   The Union Township Trustees will mow the 2 miles of the Friendship Trail between Jamison and Bush roads.  Thank you township trustees!

New trail information sign has been installed at the Robinson Rd trail head at Mile 30.  Benches for the Robinson Road Trail Head gazebo have been installed.

 

Construction of the Robinson Road to Washington CH and Eyman Park to YMCA connectors has been delayed by right-of-way issue on the Eyman Park part of the project.  This issue is being worked out and hopefully the project can move forward soon.  We will keep you advised on this important project to complete the Chillicothe-Washington Court House connection.

 

The Ross County  will be applying for grants for 2018 for more extensive asphalt repairs/resurfacing, and to repair and replace wooden decks on some of the bridges. Fingers crossed on the grants! Thank you everyone for your patience and support!

Use caution at all intersections as cross traffic does not stop!   

 

The Ross County Park District has repaired some of the rough payment areas.  Anders Asphalt completed the repairs last week.  

 

Two Fayette County bridges have been paved and the approaches are now smooth.  All cracks in the pavement from Robinson Rd to Fayette County line have been sealed to extend pavement life and improve your ride.  Tri-County Triangle Trail funded the pavement sealing project at a cost of $6,000 and shared the $5,000 cost of bridge paving and pavement repair with a grant from Fayette Travel and Tourism.

 

A trail project of $55,000 to improve safety with new signs (stop, cross traffic does not stop), install intersection markings with road names and mile markers has been approved.  Funding is provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation.  It is being administered by the Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission in cooperation with the Ross County Park District, Chillicothe Parks and Recreation and Tri-County Triangle Trail, Inc.  Improvements will be completed perhaps this fall but no later than spring of 2018.

 

Three infrared trail counters have been installed along the trail near Chillicothe, Frankfort and Washington Court House.  This information will be useful for planning and future grant opportunities.  

Tri-County Triangle Trail has a new name!  Paint Creek Recreation Trail

Trail Conditions 10/14/17:  Some wooded sections are leaf covered and watch for walnuts.  If you can do it safely please help by kicking walnuts off the trail .   The trail from Robinson Rd east to Old US 35 has been cleared of leaves and walnuts by TTT volunteers on October 13.