Follow This Abandoned Railroad Trail For One Of The Most Unique Hikes In Ohio

Abandoned places are downright fascinating. Wouldn’t you agree? 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, and it’s a short trek out-and-back. This is one adventure you need to make time for. Take a look:

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To take this hike, visit Ault Park at 3600 Observatory Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208. Have you ever hiked this trail before? If you have, let us know what your experience was like!

For more adventures in Ohio, check out our previous article: These 15 Incredible Places In Ohio Will Bring Out The Explorer In You.