Best trails in Chillicothe

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Looking for a great trail near Chillicothe, Ohio? AllTrails has 24 great hiking trails, 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. If you're looking for the best trails around Hocking Hills State Park or AW Marion State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Christmas Rocks Nature Preserve or Clear Creek Metro Park. Ready for some activity? There are 16 moderate trails in Chillicothe ranging from 1.4 to 29.7 miles and from 623 to 1,289 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 Chillicothe
Top trails (24)
#1 - South Point Lookout Trail
Buzzard's Roost Nature Preserve
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h
Buzzard's Roost Nature Preserve - Ross County Park District in Chillicothe, Ohio 514 Red Bird Lane Chillicothe, Ohio 45601Show more
#2 - Great Seal State Park North Loop Trail
Great Seal State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 52 m
Great Seal State Park North Loop Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Chillicothe, Ohio that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail ofShow more
#3 - Hoggard Trail
Buzzard's Roost Nature Preserve
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
Please note portions of loop may be closed for construction/re-routing.Show more
#4 - Sugarloaf Mountain Loop Trail
Great Seal State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
A part of Great Seal State Park near Chillicothe, OH. You can hike this trail year round, yet the Campground parking area is closed from December 1st to March 1st. You can still make your way to the Show more
#5 - Shawnee Ridge Loop
Great Seal State Park
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Length: 11.7 mi • Est. 6 h 5 m
Shawnee Ridge Loop is a 11.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Chillicothe, Ohio that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#6 - Lick Run Trail
Great Seal State Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
A part of Great Seal State Park near Chillicothe, OH. You can access this trail that meanders around Mt. Ives and Mt. Logan from a number of points (Markers N, S, DD, or V) or the Shawnee Ridge TrailShow more
#7 - Pine Lake via Buckeye Trail
Tar Hollow State Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
Pine Lake via Buckeye Trail is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Chillicothe, Ohio that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#8 - Hopewell Mound Interpretive Trail
Hopewell Culture National Historical Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 58 m
Hopewell Mound Interpretive Trail is a 2.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Chillicothe, Ohio that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a nShow more
#9 - Mt. Ives Trail
Great Seal State Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
A part of Great Seal State Park near Chillicothe, OH. You can access this fun, quick trail from a number of points (Markers M, U, or CC) or the Shawnee Ridge Trail (Blue blazes). This trail follows Show more
#10 - Scioto Trail Loop
Scioto Trail State Park
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Length: 6.7 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
Scioto Trail Loop is a 6.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Chillicothe, Ohio that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is acceShow more
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