weekend Starting locations
The Cleveland Touring Club starts in many locations including many in Geauga, Lake, and Ashtabula counties. We try to select accessible locations which are not near busy sections of town. Please contact us if you have suggestions for new places to begin rides.
Rides start from the Lampson Staging Area Ashtabula Metroparks Trail-head of the Western Reserve Greenway Trail (Ashtabula County). Lampson Road parking lot is located on the south side of Lampson Road, ½ mile east of State Route 45. Lampson Road is 1-¼ miles south of State Route 307. From I-90 exit at RT 45 and head south 2.3 miles.
14111 Claridon Troy Rd, Burton, OH 44021
Meet at the Kent State University Geauga campus, 3/4 mile south of the Burton town square. Gather in the west parking lot (closest to the road).Back to the top
Chagrin Falls (Weekend rides only)
34 W Washington St, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
Meets in the parking lot on West Washington Street in downtown, across from the police station, west of Franklin Street.Back to the top
435 Water St, Chardon, OH 44024
Meet at the northern end of the parking lot for the Chardon Plaza. Sheetz is next to parking for those who need water, restrooms, or other supplies before or after the ride. Chardon Plaza can be reached off of Route 6 just west of downtown Chardon.
7940 Cedar Rd, Chesterland, OH 44026
Rides start from the public parking for the Bessie Benner Metzenbaum county park. From Mayfield Road head south on Caves then turn left onto Cedar. The park will be approximately two tenths (0.2) of a mile on the left. From Route 306 make a left; the park will be on your right just before Caves Road.
Eldon Russel Park
16315 Rapids Rd, Burton, OH 44021
South and west of Burton. From Rt 87, go South on Rapids Road. There is a parking lot for the park on the east side of Rapids Road.
Ferrante Winery is located in Ashtabula County on Route 307. Take either Route 528 or Route 534 north. The winery is located approximately halfway in between the two.
Girdled Road Reservation South
12926 Radcliffe Rd, Chardon, OH 44024
Take I-90 to Route 44. Follow Route 608 (Concord-Hambden Road) south to Radcliffe Road. The park entrance will be on the left side of the road.
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1155 Bell Rd, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
Gurney School is located just outside the village of Chagrin Falls. From downtown take Bell Street east. The school will be approximately a half (0.5) mile before the intersection with Route 306 on the left. Restroom facilities are available across the parking lot.
13871 Gar Hwy, Chardon, OH 44024
Hambden School is located on Route 8 east of Chardon. Follow Route 6 east to the Route 608 (Old State). The school will be just past the intersection on the south side of the street.
Helen Hazen Wyman Park
Helen Hazen Wyman Park -- take I-90 to Rt. 44 and go to the Rt. 84/Mentor/Painesville exit. Turn right (east) on Rt. 84 for approximately 2 miles. Turn right onto Rt. 86. Park entrance is about a mile down on the left. 6101 Painesville Warren Road, Concord Township, OH 44077
Lakeland College7700 Clocktower Dr, Kirtland, OH 44094
Lakeland Community College is located just south of I90 in Mentor just off of Route 306. Meet at the west parking lot near the 306 exit.
4573 OH-307, Geneva, OH 44041
Meet in Laurello's parking lot
70 W Main St, Madison, OH 44057
The Madison routes start in the rear parking lot of Cornerstone Brewing in Madison, Ohio. (take the alley behind the row of businesses)
4799 Lockwood Road, North Perry Village, OH 44081
Amenities: Restrooms, drinking water, and pay phone
Located on a wooded, picturesque, bluff overlooking Lake Erie we meet in the west side parking area - park near the south end of this lot so daily park visitor's parking spaces remain open. Take Route 20 to Antioch Road in Perry. Drive north on Antioch Road into the park, then go left (not right) into the west side parking area.
North Chagrin Reservation
401 Buttermilk Falls Pkwy, Willoughby, OH 44094
Amenities: Port-a-Potties, drinking water
North Chagrin is the starting point for many weeknight rides as well as several Sunday tours. Rides start from the parking lot of the North Chagrin Nature Center at the south end of the park. Meet near the entrance. Outdoor port-a-potties are available on site during most of the regular riding season.
9302 Olde 8 Rd, Northfield, OH 44067
Rides begin in the parking lot of the CVS pharmacy. To get there exit I-271 at Macedonia and head west. The lot will be on the south side of the street at the intersection of Aurora (Route 82) and Olde 8 Road.
1025 Hardy Rd, Painesville, OH 44077
Painesville Township Park is located east of Fairport Harbor on the shores if Lake Erie. Take Route 2 past Mentor to Fairport Nursery Road which becomes OH-535. Exit right onto Hardy Road. The park will be on the left side of the road.
Ravenna Road - see Greenway Corridor (South Parking Lot)