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Best trails in Dayton

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Looking for a great trail near Dayton, Ohio? AllTrails has 27 great hiking trails, trail 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 around Caesar Creek State Park or John Bryan State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Sugarcreek MetroPark or Indian Mound Reserve. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 22 easy trails in Dayton ranging from 0.6 to 6.2 miles and from 269 to 1,000 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 Dayton
Top trails (27)
#1 - Taylorsville Metropark Orange and Yellow Trail Loop
Taylorsville Metro Park
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
Taylorsville Metropark Orange and Yellow Trail Loop is a 5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dayton, Ohio that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used foShow more
#2 - Bill Yeck Park Yellow Trail
Dayton, Ohio
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
Bill Yeck Park Yellow Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dayton, Ohio that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
#3 - Grant Park Trail
Grant Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
Please note: As of April 2020, users have reported that the trail is under construction and some parts may not be accessed. Please consult the park's website before visiting. It is rocky in spots butShow more
#4 - Sweet Arrow Reserve Trail
Sweet Arrow Reserve
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
Sweet Arrow Reserve Trail is a 3.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dayton, Ohio that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walkShow more
#5 - Adirondack Trail
Hills and Dales MetroPark
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h
Adirondack Trail is a 2.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Dayton, Ohio that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activShow more
#6 - Cox Arboretum MetroPark
Cox Arboretum
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 41 m
Cox Arboretum MetroPark is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dayton, Ohio that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of actShow more
#7 - Taylorsville Metropark Orange Trail
Taylorsville MetroPark
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
Taylorsville Metropark Orange Trail is a 3.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dayton, Ohio that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#8 - Carriage Hill Yellow Trail
Carriage Hill Metropark
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 46 m
Carriage Hill Yellow Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dayton, Ohio that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#9 - Siebenthaler Fen Boardwalk
Beavercreek Wildlife Area
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 24 m
Siebenthaler Fen Boardwalk is a 1 mile loop trail located near Dayton, Ohio that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and bird waShow more
#10 - Orange Trail
Possum Creek MetroPark
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
Orange Trail is a 4.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Dayton, Ohio that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessShow more
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