Bender Mountain Loop Trail is a 2.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Sayler Park, Ohio that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.
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Hidden gem. Moderately strenuous hike 30 minutes from the city. Cool ridge at the top of the hill.
A moderately strenuous hike along the base of Bender Mountain and up to it's ridge line. All forested with views of the Ohio River from the top. The loop trail includes three different trails of Bender Mountain Nature Preserve totaling 2.3 miles.