Best nature trips trails in Akron, Ohio

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Explore the most popular nature trips trails near Akron with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of nature trips trails in Akron, Ohio
Top trails (22)
#1 - Adam Run Trail
Hampton Hills Metro Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 32 m
The Adam Run Trail forms a sort of figure eight with the Spring Hollow Trail. The scenic route travels through ravines and over streams. This is a moderate hike great for families and kids.Show more
#2 - Chuckery Trail Loop
Cascade Valley Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
#3 - Deer Run Trail
O'Neil Woods Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 51 m
This route is an all dirt trail through the forest. There is a stair section early on which can get slippery when wet. There is a bathroom at the trailhead. Show more
#4 - Dogwood Trail
Sand Run Metro Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 46 m
Great trail for trail runners. Access is just off Sand Run Parkway. The trail can also be accessed from the Mingo Trailhead where there is a large parking lot and picnic area. Show more
#5 - Perkins Trail, Riding Run, and Furnace Trail Loop
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 2 h 32 m
The route follows an all dirt trail. It gets very muddy in sections after a day of rain. There are two water crossings, but they are usually manageable even after rain. There is a long section of stairs at the beginning if hiking counter-clockwise. If hiking clockwise, you'll cross the Everett Covered Bridge at the start. There is a large parking lot with porta potties at the trailhead. Show more
#6 - O'Neil Woods Park via Buckeye Trail
O'Neil Woods Park
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
#7 - Cherry Lane Trail
F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 30 m
Cherry Lane Trail is an easy-to-travel loop that connects to Fernwood Trail at a 110-foot-long suspension bridge, taking visitors across a 45-foot-deep ravine.Show more
#8 - Redwing Trail
Firestone Metro Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 38 m
This route follows an all dirt trail that shares a trailhead with the Willow Trail. After sustained rain, this trail can become impassable in one area. There are bathrooms and a pavilion near the trailhead.Show more
#9 - Ohio and Erie Canal Towpath: Memorial Parkway
Akron, Ohio
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 50 m
#10 - Piney Woods and Alder Trail Loop
Goodyear Heights Metro Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 52 m
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