top of page
OAT Logo_2 color (1).png


We are building community

Join a community effort to plan, build, and sustain a system of multi-use paths that will make the Oxford area a regional destination and greater place to live. Enjoy existing paths, and be part of expanding this system to connect our unique natural and scenic resources.



Over 30 years ago, an active group of residents came together and planned a network of trails to provide transportation and recreational opportunities to the residents of Oxford. In 2007, a second generation of Oxford residents took this vision one step further by organizing and raising funds for a plan that was added to the 2008 City Comprehensive Plan. 

Several decades in the making, this dream was realized in 2017 when Phase 1 of the Oxford Area Trail System (OATS) was completed. Since then, two phases have been completed linking the historic Black Covered Bridge to some of Miami University's athletic facilities, winding all the way from Bonham Road near Leonard Howell Park to Peffer Park on Oxford Millville Rd.

This ambitious and "can do" attitude instilled in the trail system over 30 years ago is still present today. Together with the OKI Regional Council of Governments and the City of Oxford, we are working hard to expand the trail network to other parts of the city. Look through our website to find more information on the trails to come in the near future and how you can contribute to our ongoing effort to make Oxford the best town it can be!

bottom of page