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The Yellow Buckeye Trail is a 1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Otway, Ohio that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding.

Length 1.0 mi Elevation gain 255 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Forest Views Rocky
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There is a nice parking lot here that will accommodate close to 8 vehicles. A kiosk tells about the history of the land, purpose of the preserve, and maps of the trails.

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Kari Sifford
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Hiking

Very rocky, hard to walk through.

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Travis Sifford
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Hiking

Very hard to follow trail, very rough and rocky trail

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Dianna Steiner
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Hiking

Early September outing. No water- too dry lately.... lots of spider webs! trails were well marked. No rest rooms. No views really, just woods. Pretty though.

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Marianne Mertz
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Two trails together: The Yellow Buckeye and the White Walnut. The White Walnut was lovely with many, many wildflowers. Both trails were rocky with several easy, small creek crossings. I enjoyed the White Walnut trail more because of all the wildflowers. Just beautiful! It rained yesterday, so the rocks were slippery and there was plenty of mud, which only made it more fun. Water sounds were ever-present.

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Craig & Heather DeAtley
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Hiking
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The Yellow Buckeye trail is part of the Gladys Riley Goldenstar Lily Nature Preserve. The trail features switchbacks that wind up the hill and then down around the loop. Near the top you can see a nice view of the valley around Scioto Brush Creek. This is a tremendous place for spring wildflowers. There is another trail that is a 1.25 mile loop that can easily be explored at the same time. If you enjoy this trail, please consider donating to preservation at arcofappalachia.org.

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Michael Proffitt
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Savanna Canter
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Schreena Harris Drake
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Phillip Allard
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Backpacking
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Elaine Tieman
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Rick Fight
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