Stone House Loop Trail is a 1.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Kimbolton, Ohio that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length1.7 miElevation gain154 ftRoute typeLoop
Dogs on leashkid friendlyFishingHikingMountain bikingNature tripsPaddle sportsRock climbingWalkingBird watchingForestLakeViewsWildlifeBlowdownRocky
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Lisa Cincinnati
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The stone house museum is currently closed but still a nice hike out and back!

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The Cory T “BLAZE”
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One of my favorite trails at Salt Fork. Little muddy today, but that’s to be expected.

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Trey Locke
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Ice and snow. It was beautiful. Part of the lake was frozen

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Joe Little
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Dan Coleman
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Doreen Johnson
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great trail if you like uneven terrain with a great view.

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Chris DeGasperis
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Not too bad. Could be graded as easy

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Andrew Ruetz
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Relatively easy trail to a beautifully restored historical house.

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Suzy Delong
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Jeffrey Meeker
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HikingGreat!

While the stone house itself I would rate a four or five, I don't believe the trail is necessary. From Google Maps looks like you could just drive to the stone house. Maybe during early autumn, spring or summer the trail is pretty, but now, mid-November with the autumn leaves all fallen and the trees bare and brown or grey, while a relatively easy hike, I probably would have preferred just to drive to the stone house. The stone house itself looks like a building one would see in Williamsburg or some other historical area in the northeast. There are photos on the outside of the building of the state it was in before the restoration; very interesting to see how much work and love was put into the restoration. Like I said above, though I gave the trail a three, i would highly recommend visiting the stone house.

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Roger Sears
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Karen User
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Cindy Kostecki
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Gorgeous day for a hike to the Stone House! Check out my YouTube page “Skull and Roses Yoga” for a short video filmed on location at Kennedy Stone House and more local trails!

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Ralph and my Bride
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We enjoyed the hike. We were there in early October and the leaves were beginning to change. It was a easy hike along the lake and I hadn't done much homework on this hike so the house at the end was a surprise. I guess Stone House Trail should have clued me in, but things aren't always what they say. On the way out, we took the lake route out, there were some interesting rock formations along the way.

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Bj Gordon
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Nice trail! pretty views. Love the rocks throughout this trail.

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Kevin Colbert
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Barbara Snyder
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It was pretty dry today, not much rain lately. Trail well marked, well maintained. Took my 10 yo and she was good with it. Neat to have a house at the midpoint to stop and check out! Great water views and access! Took about 1 hour.

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Ted W
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Nice trail, well marked. The stone house is an added bonus. Took a 5 yr old with us and he only fell one time. He completed the entire loop with no problem.

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Jessica Woodrum
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This was a great trail if you want easy don't go in on the blue trail. It has some steeper hills. The stonehouse was closed but very cool. You can also drive to see it.

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alissa shultz
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Great for kids (we had ages 11 through 4), not super congested.

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Max Rosenthal
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Short and sweet

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Zach Thoenen
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Decent trail with some interesting boulders. Great for kids though there is a lot of poison ivy along the trail so wash off shortly after completing.

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Travis Nemeth
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If you’re into extremely short and easy day hikes, go for it. The stone house is cool to see. There are a couple of decent lake views. I’d say it’s worth the 45 minutes. Me personally, I’d rather be much further from the road and the dozens of people fishing along the way, but that’s my personal preference.

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Shaun Hershberger
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Overall good trail. Not sure I’d consider this moderate though. I thought it was pretty easy.

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Adventures Over Objects
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We enjoyed this hike yesterday. We’re glad we took the lake side part of the loop first because the woods side was very steep right off the bat. Dog friendly. There was a tree down on the trail by the lake but it was easy to get around. The stone house was lovely even though it was closed. We visited the veterans memorial out back and had our lunch at the little pavilion with picnic tables. Very nice hike. The trail is also available from the water as there is a dock.

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Todd Hermiller
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Fun trail, but some sections very very muddy. Very pretty along lake. Stone house at end of trail was beautiful. Check for ticks when done.

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david decker
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Great short little hike. Pretty easy conditions but watch out for roots on the trail. There is another trail that continues on after the stone house but not sure where it goes...was told around the lake to the marina.

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Katie Arthurs
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Great family trail! Little muddy but expected in spring. We walked the lake route on way in and came out the inner loop for different scenery (more hilly). Saw water moccasin coiled up right off the trail. Yikes! Beautiful hike!

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Ryan Junior
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Not a bad hike, just short but worth it to see the stone house. I recommend extending your hike across the parking lot (opposite side of this trail head) to the those trails as well around the lake.

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