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Best trails in Dayton

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Looking for a great trail near Dayton, Ohio? AllTrails has 30 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 Indian Mound Reserve or Twin Creek Metro Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 25 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 (30)
#1 - Taylorsville Metropark Orange and Yellow Trail Loop
Taylorsville Metro Park
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
#2 - Bill Yeck Park Yellow Trail
Dayton, Ohio
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
As of July 2020, most of the trail is closed due to construction.Show more
#3 - Grant Park Outer 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 but is mostly a dirt trail. There is a bit of up-and-down terrain and one creek crossing that may be impassible after heavy rain. Trail markers are sparse, so you have to be aware of where you are. Unmarked trails and utility roads make it easy to get off the correct trail. You should be following the yellow trail markers.Show more
#4 - Adirondack Trail
Hills and Dales MetroPark
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h
#5 - Cox Arboretum MetroPark
Cox Arboretum
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(92)
Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 41 m
#6 - Taylorsville Metropark Orange Trail
Taylorsville MetroPark
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
#7 - Siebenthaler Fen Boardwalk
Beavercreek Wildlife Area
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(29)
Length: 1 mi • Est. 24 m
#8 - Iron Horse Trail
Iron Horse Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(64)
Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
#9 - Carriage Hill Yellow Trail
Carriage Hill Metropark
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 46 m
#10 - Great Miami River Trail: Middletown to Piqua
Dayton, Ohio
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(38)
Length: 68.6 mi • Est. Multi-day
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