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Best trails in Yellow Springs

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Looking for a great trail near Yellow Springs, Ohio? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, walking trails, forest 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 Sugarcreek MetroPark. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Yellow Springs ranging from 1.2 to 4.4 miles and from 905 to 1,013 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 Yellow Springs
Top trails (10)
#1 - Pittsburg-Cincinnati Stage Coach and South Gorge Loop
John Bryan State Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
This 268-acre preserve protects one of the most spectacular dolomite and limestone gorges in the state. Registered as a National Natural Landmark in 1968, Clifton Gorge encompasses a 2-mile stretch ofShow more
#2 - Pittsburg-Cincinnati Stage Coach and South Gorge Trail Loop
John Bryan State Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
Note: As of January 2020, the foot bridges for the loop back are closed so it is an out and back for now. However, when you get to the second bridge to cross the river you can peel of in two others. Show more
#3 - John L. Rich and North Rim Trail Loop
John Bryan State Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 9 m
John L. Rich and North Rim Trail Loop is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Yellow Springs, Ohio that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily usShow more
#4 - Orton Memorial Monument
John Bryan State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 58 m
Orton Memorial Monument is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Yellow Springs, Ohio that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking,Show more
#5 - Arboretum Trail
John Bryan State Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 28 m
Arboretum Trail is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Yellow Springs, Ohio that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#6 - Glen Helen Multi-Trail Loop [CLOSED]
Glen Helen Nature Preserve
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 51 m
Glen Helen Multi-Trail Loop is a 4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Yellow Springs, Ohio that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walShow more
#7 - Glen Helen, Little Miami & Clifton Gorge [CLOSED]
Glen Helen Nature Preserve
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Length: 13.2 mi • Est. 6 h 7 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19. For more information, please see https://www.glenhelen.org/Show more
#8 - Inman Trail [CLOSED]
Glen Helen Nature Preserve
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 33 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#9 - Glen Helen and Pine Forest Loop [CLOSED]
Glen Helen Nature Preserve
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 24 m
Note: This trail is currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#10 - Glen Helen Loop Trail [CLOSED]
Glen Helen Nature Preserve
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options. Show more