You’ve Never Experienced Anything Like This Epic Abandoned Railroad Hike In Ohio
There’s something magical about stumbling upon a railroad from years past in the middle of a forest—and that’s exactly what you can experience along one beautiful hiking trail in Ohio.
The Valley Trail at Ault Park in Cincinnati features an abandoned railroad bridge from the late 1800s. The trail is a little more than half a mile, so getting there doesn’t take long. It starts at the bottom of the hill on Observatory Avenue, which is on the left side of the street as you’re entering the park.
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To take this hike, visit Ault Park at 3600 Observatory Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208.
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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