The Chippewa Rail Trail and the Chippewa Inlet Trail, despite the similar names, are two different trails for biking and hiking. They are very close to each other, however, and both are maintained by the Medina County Park District.
Chippewa Rail Trail
The Chippewa Rail Trail is a 10-foot wide paved trail ideal for biking, hiking, and inline skating. It is located in Lafayette Township in Medina County. It runs for 2.4 miles from Chippewa Road to Wycliffe Drive. There is a small parking lot on Chippewa Road.
Chippewa Inlet Trail
The Chippewa Inlet Trail runs for nearly 4 miles between Lafayette Road/State Route 42 and the Chippewa Nature Area. parking is found at Buckeye Woods Park, on State Route 162 in Lafayette Township, 0.5 mile east of State Route 42. You can also park at a lot off County Highway 50/Chippewa Road just west of Lee Lore Lane.