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Best trails in Ohio

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Trying to find the best Ohio trails? AllTrails has 1,314 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking 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. Whether you're looking for the best trails in Cuyahoga Valley National Park or around Cincinnati, Cleveland or Peninsula we've got you covered. If you're looking for great Ohio state park trails, check out Hocking Hills State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out South Chagrin Reservation near Chagrin Falls or Brecksville Reservation near Brecksville. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 930 easy trails in Ohio ranging from 0.6 to 80.3 miles and from 269 to 1,545 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Ohio
Top trails (1314)
#1 - Ledges Trail
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 57 m
Please note caves are closed to protect bat population. From the parking lot go to the trail sign with the roof. From here you will follow the paved road until you come to a crossroads with a bench aShow more
#2 - Brandywine Gorge Trail
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 50 m
Users have reported that the falls overlook is currently closed. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#3 - Old Man's Cave and Ash Cave via Buckeye Trail
Hocking Hills State Park
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Length: 9.3 mi • Est. 4 h 19 m
There are many different small trails that can be used to reach Buckeye Trail. This trail also reaches Cedar Falls and Ash Cave.Show more
#4 - Stanford House to Brandywine Falls Trail
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
As of April 2020, the bridge leading to the next half of the trail is closed.Show more
#5 - Blue Hen Falls Trail
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 15 m
Note: The parking lot & overflow parking for Blue Hen are closed due to COVID-19. You can still park down the road and walk the extra distance to the trailhead. The area beyond Blue Hen Falls is an oShow more
#6 - Plateau Trail
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
Plateau Trail is a 4.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Peninsula, Ohio that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessibShow more
#7 - Caesar Creek State Park Perimeter Loop Trail
Caesar Creek State Park
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 5 h
Note: The trail is reportedly closed on the RT 73 bridge due to construction and you WILL NOT be able to cross it when work crews are there.Show more
#8 - Jacobs Ladder and Christmas Rocks Trail
Christmas Rocks Nature Preserve
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 2 h 8 m
Jacobs Ladder and Christmas Rocks Trail is a 4.1 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Lancaster, Ohio that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#9 - Pine Grove Trail and Ledges Trail Loop from Kendall Lake
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 45 m
Pine Grove Trail and Ledges Trail Loop from Kendall Lake is a 3.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Peninsula, Ohio that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The traShow more
#10 - Rock House
Hocking Hills State Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 30 m
Rock House is a 0.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Rockbridge, Ohio that features a cave and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature Show more
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