FAQ

butler county donut trail

Where can I get my Donut Trail passport?
What donut shops are on the trail?
What are the hours of the donut shops?
What if I am missing one passport code because a shop was closed?
Why do some donut shops sell out so early?
Is the Donut Trail a one day event?
Can we complete the trail in one day?
Can each member of my family redeem their passport for a prize?
Can I bring my friend’s passport and pick up their t-shirt?
Can the Visitors Bureau help my group plan a trip to the Donut Trail?
Is there a deadline to turn in my passport?
Can I collect my t-shirt in person?
Can I redeem my passport and receive my prize by mail?
What is the Butler County Donut Trail GeoTour? Is it the same as the Butler County Donut Trail?

Where can I get my Donut Trail passport?

The Donut Trail passport can be downloaded, or collected in each donut shop! Butler County Donut Trail Official Passport.

 

What donut shops are on the trail?

Learn more about our delicious and locally owned donut shops, and download the Donut Trail map. They're looking forward to sharing their sweet treats with you! 

 

What are the donut shop hours?

Each donut shop on the Donut Trail has varying days of operation and hours. Please be sure to check the shop’s website or Facebook page for current days and hours of operation while planning your trip. Please be aware that most donut shops will close for the day once they sell out, even if it’s before their scheduled closing time. Feel free to call ahead and ensure a shop is open as you travel.

 

What if I am missing one passport code because a shop was closed?

Passports must be fully completed to be eligible for the t-shirt prize (Oxford Doughnut Shoppe is optional). Each donut shop has varying hours and open days. Please verify the hours of each shop before starting the Donut Trail. Some donut shops will close when they sell out. Some shops on the trail have been known to sell out/close by 10AM. Please plan an early start to devour and enjoy the delicious Donut Trail. Feel free to call to call ahead to verify a shop is open.

 

Why do some donut shops sell out so early?

Creating and crafting donuts is complex and takes some time. A typical batch of yeast glazed donuts can take 4-5 hours to make. The donut shops are working hard to keep up with the demand of the trail, and appreciate your understanding. Feel free to call to call ahead to verify a shop is open.

 

Is the Donut Trail a one day event?

No, the Donut Trail is open for travel, and can be completed at your own pace! Keep in mind the trail is self-guided, and you can start and finish wherever you'd like! Be sure to check the hours and days of operation for each participating donut shop

 

Can we complete the trail in one day?

Yes, but please plan your route accordingly. Some of the donut shops aren't open seven days per week. Please be sure to check days and hours when planning your route. If you wish to complete the trail in one day we would recommend planning your trail travels Wednesday-Saturday, and starting EARLY in the morning. Some donut shops will close when they sell out. Some shops on the trail have been known to sell out/close by 10AM. Please plan an early start to devour and enjoy the delicious Donut Trail.

 

Can each member of my family redeem their passport for a prize?

Absolutely! The more Donut Trail travelers the merrier! However, we do not provide children’s t-shirt sizes at this time.

 

Can I bring in my friend’s passport and pick up their t-shirt?

Yes, as long as you bring in their completed passport.

 

Can the Visitors Bureau help my group plan a trip to the Donut Trail?

Definitely! Car club, Group Tour, team building? The Donut Trail is great for groups! The Butler County Visitors Bureau can help with hotel stays, Donut Trail routes and trip planning. Please call 513-860-4194 for planning assistance today!

 

Is there a deadline to turn in my passport?

No, however t-shirt prizes are limited to stock on hand.

 

Can I collect my t-shirt in person?

Yes! You may collect your prize in person during normal business hours (M-F 8:30AM-5:00PM). Should you complete your passport outside of normal business hours, please feel free to mail your completed passport in, or place it in the passport drop box at the Visitors Bureau. We will mail your t-shirt, free of charge!

 

Can I redeem my passport and receive my prize by mail?

Definitely!

Please include your completed passport, including return mailing address and mail to:

Butler County Visitors Bureau

8756 Union Centre Blvd.

West Chester, OH 45069

We will mail your t-shirt to you, free of charge!

Donut Trail T-shirt 2017

What is the Butler County Donut Trail GeoTour? Is it the same as the Butler County Donut Trail?

The Butler County Donut Trail GeoTour is a separate, but exciting adventure! Find 12 Geocaches, complete a GeoTour Passport and earn a collectible and trackable GeoTour Gecoin. If you want the sweet Donut Trail T-shirt AND the Donut Trail Geocoin you must complete both adventures and each individual Passport program. Learn more about the Donut Trail GeoTour and get your GeoTour Passport today.