Lisbon to Franklin Square ~8.5 miles: asphalt
Franklin Square to Leetonia: ~2 miles: bridges decked, roadbed graded but not paved.
This is a beautiful trail. It follows the Middle Fork of the Beaver Creek. You can see the river off and on from north of Teegarden to Lisbon. Much of the trail is shaded.
Columbiana County Parks Official Trail Site
Topo maps/aerial images ready for printing
Unimproved Greenway Trail North of Rt. 558 in 2000. (this section now paved)
Bridge across East Branch of Middle Fork Little Beaver Creek, deck rotted in 2000 (now redecked).
- Longs Crossing
Unpaved parking at start of paved trail South of Rt. 558 in 2000
Centenial Covered Bridge on Eagleton Road
Bridge viewed from trail in early spring
|Early Spring Views||
View of Beaver Creek with trail fencing not yet in place
|Topo Map||Paved parking near Coleman||
Short section of trail on road, roadbed cuts through front and backyards.
Trail bridge across tributary between Coleman and Logtown
|Lisbon||Topo Map||Paved parking at start of trail - RT 164 at western edge of Lisbon.||From Rt 164 bridge across the Beaver Creek you can see the former RR bridge for spur to brick Kiln.|
Railroad station moved downtown next to Lisbon Historical Society.
Other railroads in the area
An abandoned section of the Pittsburgh, Lisbon and Western RR ran from Lisbon to Saratoga, Elkton, Newhouse and Signal Junction. The track east and north of Signal Junction is still in place. It was operated by the Youngstown and Southern
until a few years ago. Columbiana County Port Authority recently took ownership and is repairing the line.
1909 USGS Topo Map (300K)
1995 Topo: Lisbon East Elkton Signal Rogers Mill Rock Negly
Abandoned Youngstown and Ohio River Electric RR DRP ran from Salem to Leetonia, Lisbon, West Point and East Liverpool. Between Leetonia and Lisbon sections of the roadbed and bridge abutments are visible. Some sections are now private roads. Southeast of Lisbon portions are a public road before turning private again.
Conrail (Pennsylvania RR) main line runs through Leetonia.
Columiana County RR Stations
Sandy Beaver Canal ran through Lisbon.