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#8 of 86 state parks in Ohio

Best trails in Alum Creek State Park

1,176 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in Alum Creek State Park, Ohio? AllTrails has 14 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 8 moderate trails in Alum Creek State Park ranging from 2.5 to 6.7 miles and from 892 to 931 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Alum Creek State Park features Ohio's largest inland beach and provides a multitude of recreational activities for everyone. At 4,630 acres, Alum Creek is full of woodlands, rolling fields, and quiet coves. Check out the shale cliffs where visitors will see fisherman in peace and solitude. Recreational activities include: hiking, boating (there are four boat launches), camping, disc golfing, fishing, swimming, and picnicking. For your furry friends, check out the Friends of Alum Creek Dog Park, a site along the marina.

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Map of trails in Alum Creek State Park
Park information
Acreage:
4,630 acres
Contact
740-548-4631
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Top trails (14)
#1 - Rocks And Roots North Loop
Alum Creek State Park
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 2 h 41 m
#2 - Alum Creek State Park Mountain Bike Trail - Phase 2
Alum Creek State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(198)
Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
Alum Creek Phase 2 is the next step up on the difficult meter after the Alum Creek Phase 1 Trail. Phase 2 adds many log piles, narrow ladder-bridges and climbs. Like Phase 1, Phase 2 runs next to a portion of the reservoir and offers great scenery. Fun trail to hike or bike. Best way to hike is clockwise around trail, bikes go counterclockwise you can see them coming up towards you.Show more
#3 - Alum Creek State Park Mountain Bike Trail - Phase 1
Alum Creek State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(155)
Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Located just 30 minutes north of Columbus, Ohio, Alum Creek Phase 1 Trail is great cross-country singletrack.Show more
#4 - Rocks and Roots South Loop
Alum Creek State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(164)
Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 2 h 40 m
#5 - Alum Creek Multi Purpose Trail
Alum Creek State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray StarGray Star(108)
Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
#6 - Park Office and Hollenback Trail
Alum Creek State Park
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 2 h 50 m
#7 - Out of Africa Trail
Alum Creek State Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
#8 - Alum Creek Equestrian and Hiking Trail
Alum Creek State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(62)
Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
#9 - Hunter's Hollow Bridle Trail
Alum Creek State Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(31)
Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 2 h 53 m
#10 - Winterhawk Bridle Trail
Alum Creek State Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(50)
Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 4 h 31 m
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