Best trails in Cleveland

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Looking for a great trail near Cleveland, Ohio? AllTrails has 44 great hiking trails, running trails, walking 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 in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like South Chagrin Reservation or Brecksville Reservation. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 33 easy trails in Cleveland ranging from 0.8 to 16.1 miles and from 583 to 1,072 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 Cleveland
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#1 - Fort Hill Earthworks Trail
Rocky River Reservation
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 1 h 53 m
Fort Hill Earthworks Trail is a 4.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Cleveland, Ohio that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#2 - North Chagrin Reservation Loop
North Chagrin Metropolitan Park
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 3 h 27 m
North Chagrin Reservation Loop is a 7.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cleveland, Ohio that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking anShow more
#3 - Cleveland Lakefront Nature Preserve
Cleveland Lakefront State Park
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
A nice short hike in Cleveland, OH on a dirt trail with views of downtown. The outer trail is about 1.5 miles with an additional inner loop as an option. Good bird watching.Show more
#4 - Bridle, Castle Valley, and Hemlock Trail Loop
North Chagrin Metropolitan Park
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 2 h 31 m
This trail consists of Bridle, Castle Valley, Squire’s Lane, Scenic Loop, Hemlock, Buttermilk Falls Loop, and Sanctuary Marsh Loop trailsShow more
#5 - Shaker Lakes Trail
Shaker Square
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 37 m
Shaker Lakes Trail is a 3.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cleveland, Ohio that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accesShow more
#6 - Buttermilk Falls Trail
North Chagrin Metropolitan Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 20 m
Buttermilk Falls Trail is a 0.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cleveland, Ohio that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, waShow more
#7 - Mastick Picnic Area to Rocky River Nature Center
Rocky River Reservation
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 3 h 17 m
Rocky River Reservation is a nicely kept section of the Cleveland Metroparks system. This walk offers some lovely nature views and occasional wildlife spottings (birds, deer, etc.). The multipurposeShow more
#8 - Euclid Creek Metropolitan Park
Euclid Creek Reservation
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
Euclid Creek Metropolitan Park is a 4.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Cleveland, Ohio that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actiShow more
#9 - Lake View Cemetery Loop
Cleveland, Ohio
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
Lake View Cemetery Loop is a 2.9 mile loop trail located near Cleveland, Ohio that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.Show more
#10 - Lookout Ridge Loop and Skyline Overlook
West Creek Reservation
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 35 m
While this hike is short in distance, it packs incredible views of the Cleveland skyline. There are opportunities to extend the route by connecting to other trails in the West Creek Reservation, whichShow more
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