Best trails in Zaleski State Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Zaleski State Forest, Ohio? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, views 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 4 moderate trails in Zaleski State Forest ranging from 11.3 to 20.1 miles and from 715 to 1,076 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Zaleski South Loop Trail
Zaleski State Forest
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Length: 11.3 mi • Est. 5 h 35 m
You are walking on a portion of the original road from Marietta to Chillicothe, which also passed through Middletown (today known as Athens). This road, abandoned by 1870, was actively used by early sShow more
#2 - Zaleski North Loop Trail
Zaleski State Forest
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Length: 20.1 mi • Est. 9 h 43 m
Zaleski North Loop Trail is a 20.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Mc Arthur, Ohio that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and iShow more
#3 - Moonville Tunnel Rail Trail: Tunnel Section
Zaleski State Forest
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 37 m
Moonville Tunnel Rail Trail: Tunnel Section is a 1.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Zaleski, Ohio that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. TheShow more
#4 - Zaleski Extended Loop
Zaleski State Forest
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Length: 16.4 mi • Est. 7 h 59 m
Zaleski Extended Loop is a 16.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Mc Arthur, Ohio that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity Show more
#5 - Zaleski South Loop: Moonville Rail Trail
Zaleski State Forest
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 5 h 59 m
Great as a multi day hike or as a longer day hikeShow more