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Nice short trail with a lot to see!! Absolutely beautiful!! Can't wait to go back!

Very pretty! Ran into a handful of people. Your feet will most likely get wet! Will be back

This was a nice 3+mile hike with the Rose Island loop added in. The nice park ranger at the gate warned us to take the paved trail (to the right when you start) down the hill. The last section as you finish up is a slow uphill climb. Much easier than the steep paved path. The trail does get a little narrow in spots once you turn off at the bridge to Rose Island. All in all a nice hike with plenty of good scenery for taking pictures.

Bridge out. Rerouted but have to walk through 4 inch deep stream. Since this is someone’s gravel driveway not sure you could find rocks to use for hopping or if they’d be there when you returned. I’ll wait til the bridge is replaced

Great trail with interesting historical attributes. Branch right where the river turns and you get a beautiful set of waterfalls.

Not bad for a paved path. Probably a better hike in the spring when it’s wet season and more flowers are in bloom.

One of my favorite hikes! So beautiful, the entire time I just couldn’t stop gawking over all the waterfalls. Definitely recommend! Not too hard if you are in decent shape and can climb stairs. Also gotta reiterate to wear shoes with good traction and waterproof if possible! To get the best views and shots you have to hike down/climb back up in mud/on slippery rocks. Highly recommend!

hiking
1 day ago

beautiful short stroll to a lovely view up and down the river. Be aware, it can get incredibly muddy very quickly.

I grew up about 10 miles away and I have never been until today! It was awesome! Signs are a little confusing and almost nonexistent in some areas. At one point, we were going to turn around when we came to a dam thinking that were weren’t going to be able to make it over, but once you climb over there is even terrain!! Just keep going!☺️ There are some trails that are closed due to damage (Trail 7 and Cascade Falls) but we were able to go around the broken stairs and reach Sugar Creek. Trail 7 and 8 are very rugged but I would rather climb rocks than stairs! I can’t wait to go back when it’s not so muggy!!!!

hiking
1 day ago

Jehovah God created such an amazing place for all to enjoy! Just awesome

hiking
2 days ago

We went after some heavy rains & it was breathtakingly beautiful!

This trail is rated as moderate but for me it was difficult. I’m not an avid hiker, not in exceptional shape, and when I went it was a heat advisory day so that all factors into my “difficult” rating. I completed this hike solo and enjoyed being alone with my thoughts in the surrounding. I went early on a Monday morning and the trail was not crowded at all. It was very serene, therapeutic, and relaxing with all the waterfalls. I hiked the trail so I saved the largest waterfall for the end of the hike. I spent time at each waterfall and rested a few times and the hike took me approx. 3 1/2 hours. It was a great solo hike to be alone with your own thoughts.

This was a beautiful hike but it is NOT a loop. The map doesn't show it as a loop either. There was a fork in the trail towards the beginning, we followed the trail marked John Holder. The creek was wonderful! There were lots of places to wade and swim. We followed the creek for a while then backtracked a bit to get back on the trail.

Fun trail. Make sure to start at the trailhead on the left of the parking lot. makes the stairs not so bad. Knights Ferry trail is almost completely grown up so we didn't get to see a lot of the river.

Went with family and dog. Loved it just make sure to have good shoes with traction.

a real relaxing trail

Our family of 6 did this hike with the youngest being 3 years old. It was rugged and took us about an hour. Our 3 year old was carried for the last quarter of a mile. There were some interesting rock formations and changes in elevation with a glimpse of 14 mile creek. It definitely feels a bit secluded and all you could hear were the birds chirping in the woods.

hiked this trail from the campground. It was pretty strenuous on the way up but so beautiful with so much history!

I'm an avid hiker/explorer and this place is a blast! Make sure you have atleast a full day to enjoy this magical place!

Enjoyed it

Short, easy, and fun hike. The best view is climbing on top! It was amazing!

Interesting rock structures. It is a really short easy hike. The rock structures at the end are well worth the short amount of time it takes to hike to them.

Easy trail, good view.

Directions are incorrect. Took to gated dead end with no parking sign.

Really enjoyed this trail, it's not too difficult and there are several peeks at the river along the way.

beautiful scenery and a lot to explore and see. I'd rate this as more moderate but there a quite a few stairs and inclines. Paths are marked and clear.

hiking
8 days ago

We did this today and the views and hike were great. Only downfall was the ticks!! We sprayed boots, pants and socks and just pulled 20 baby size ticks off of the wife.

Good hike with nice shade and a few views of the Ohio river. Nice breeze and shade for a midday hike! Variety of terrain is nice.

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