Mohican Trail

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Mohican Trail is a 4.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Loudonville, OH that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

4.7 miles 658 feet Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

mountain biking

road biking

walking

horseback riding

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

blowdown

snow

Mohican Trails is a 24.2 mile loop trail located in the state of Ohio that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking & mountain biking and is accessible year-round. A few options on the mountain biking - 6 mile and 24+ mile trail loops. Moderate difficulty with a few good climbs. Great trail and well placed climbs and descents on the full distance. If you only want to do the 6 mile - the turnoff is sharp and easy to miss so keep your eyes open.

6 months ago

Walked the MTB 24 mile loop yesterday. Was gorgeous scenery and fairly quiet, with some road noise in the background for a couple of miles. Primarily had the trail to myself hiking. Saw three MTBers, and one trail runner.

It's a good challenging hike for the full 24. I started out around 10:30, made it to the covered bridge by 1:30 and stopped for lunch, then continued on the trail which follows the road then goes back into the woods on the right.

Like others have said, the last couple miles kick your butt. It was also a bit wetter there, with a ton of rocks and roots at the end.

Overall fantastic hike. Thinking about doing the loop again in the future, but would love to stop and see some of the other smaller trails that come off the MTB loop.

hiking
11 months ago

Great trail though used for mountain biking but plenty of room for hikers. Only did the short loop today but great view of nature!

Great trail and picnic area, bathrooms were clean but make sure you bring plenty of water and snacks.

1 year ago

Our family of 6 hiked the 3.2 mile Yellow bridle trail south of 97. Great, quick morning hike. Very nice trail, good elevation change and two creek crossings. Will come back for sure to try the other trails. Disappointed to see All Trails didn't have these trails on their map. My phone lost signal so was unable to track/map our course.

hiking
1 year ago

Great for me and my family

1 year ago

hiked from the campground up the river to the covered bridge. one of the most scenic hikes in Ohio.

mountain biking
1 year ago

Longest MTB Loop in Ohio. It kicked my but. Serious MTB ers only.

hiking
1 year ago

Been here often with my boys. Beautiful scenery..clean well marked paths. Have hiked all the paths. Also kayak the local river. The short trip and the longer one. Great area!!

mountain biking
1 year ago

Amazing and technical trails. Went her to MTB and did some hiking. There are tons of accesses and there are a lot of place to eat and relax after a good ride or hike!

hiking
2 years ago

Looking forward to hiking on the 24 mile loop this Saturday. We will be staying in one of the Mohican State Park cottages for the weekend. Any insight on the specifics of the loop would be appreciated.

mountain biking
2 years ago

This is just a trail with mainly all climbs. Nothing really technical. Vultures knob is a much better ride.

hiking
3 years ago

My morning started out early. I was on the trail by 6:30 with my head lamp. I was able to see pretty well. I had parked in the area by the camper’s check in. As it was late October, I wasn’t worried about overcrowding. I was able to complete the northern half, up to the covered bridge by 10:30. I rested and grabbed an early lunch on the bridge. I had hiked this portion several times before and like the other times, have enjoyed the quiet, peace and beauty. As I had made great time, I decided to complete the remainder of the 24 mile mountain bike loop. Previous times, I had completed the trail by following the river to the campground. After crossing the bridge and heading up the road, the trail took off to the right and I was back in the woods. This portion was just as serene as the other side. I had been looking forward to the fire tower and had come up to it just after mile 15. I posted several photos from the tower last week. The fall color was spectacular. I was able to complete the overall hike in just over 9 hours. I won’t lie, the last several miles kicked my butt. I would definitely do this hike again and plan on doing the southern portion in a couple of weeks.

hiking
3 years ago

After the initial 1 - 2 mile climb, you get a great mix of downhill and climbing. The 24-mile loop was a butt-kicker for me, but there are quite a few points where the trail crosses the road so you can opt out when the trail gets the better of you (mile 19 won and food was calling my name). There are a few technical climbs where the roots will convince you that you actually decided to ride a pogo stick today and a few switch backs that you just have to go for or you might psych yourself out (ok fine, I walked ONE, whatever). Overall, not as technical as Vulture's Knob and really beautiful. I hear the fishing is decent, too.

hiking
3 years ago

Beautiful place! Wonderful trails and if you don't mind a campground with no shower facilities - it's a great place to camp!!

hiking
4 years ago

Mohican is about the most beautiful park I've encountered. The trails are well maintained but still give a feel of being miles away from everything. Mohican State Forest surrounds the park, so you'll never have to worry about running out of forest. The creeks and waterfalls were worth the hike to see.

Pets are allowed.