Brewed on the Bikeway

Discover the best brews in Athens County along the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway!

Ride up to several award-winning craft breweries, a craft beer hall, and a cider house all easily accessible along the 21-mile bike trail. Along the way, discover what else Athens has to offer as a side trip.

Bring your own bike, or local rentals are available. Come find out what’s brewing in Athens!

Trailheads and Maps

Start your journey at any of these trailheads for easy park and ride access.

Local Breweries

Athens is home to many craft beer, wine, and spirits, not to mention over 30 bars. Make stops along the bikeway to enjoy the different tastes and atmospheres each brewery and distillery has to offer.

Bike Rentals and Services

Don't worry if you don't have a bike or need assistance in servicing your bike. Athens has bike rentals and service shops. They will be sure to take care of things so you can be on your way to enjoy the bikeway and brews in no time!

Recommended Side Trips

Take a break from cycling and stop by some of our favorite Athens destinations and eateries. Venture into one of our local 30 Mile Meal restaurants for lunch or dinner and take a detour to visit some of our art galleries along the way.


Make a trip out to one or more of the county's local wineries where you can experience and enjoy the tastes of Athens.

Local Eatery Hot Spots

If you're looking to stop for lunch, dinner or even just a snack, be sure to check out these local favorite eatery hot spots. Locals rave about the delicious food and fun atmospheres.

Historic Sites & Attractions

Don't Miss These Historic Sites! There are so many stories to tell about the history of Athens County, and thanks to community members' passion for preservation and restoration, many of those stories are still with us.

Special Events

There's always exciting things happening in Athens County during the summer. Plan your brew and bikeway tour during one of these summer festivals so you can join in on the fun!

Where to Stay

Needing a place to stay after a day full of cycling? We have many options when it comes to hotels, cabins, and B&Bs. A handful of our hotels are right off of the bikeway also, allowing a stress-free stay.

Athens Area Hotels

These hotels can be found close to the HockHocking Adena Bikeway, making your stay and ride stress-free.

Cabins, Cottages and B&B's

There's nothing quite like the serenity of a night spent off the beaten path. Escape the every day and stay in one of Athens County's cabins, cottages and bed and breakfasts. Relax in the hot tub or go for a hike then head to town for a shopping trip or romantic dinner.

Beyond the Hocking Hills Guide

Millions of visitors flock to the Hocking Hills each year to see the glorious natural beauty of the parks. Perhaps the best part of a trip to the region is to extend your trip to the eclectic surrounding areas of Athens, Nelsonville and beyond. Enjoy a truly original experience with live local music, amazing art, View

Brewed on the Bikeway Brochure and Map

To request a printed copy of the map, click HERE. View our downloadable brochure here to ensure easy access to the bikeway as well as the breweries.  Included in the brochure are suggestive side trip ideas, bike rental and services shops, as well as ideas of where to start. We have also included an interactive map to View

Hockhocking Adena Bikeway

The Hockhocking Adena Bikeway is such an incredible experience that people drive from all over Ohio and the region just to ride it. The Bikeway’s low grade makes for an easy, relaxing 21-mile ride and the scenery is unforgettable.