The Breathtaking Overlook In Ohio That Lets You See For Miles And Miles
There’s no better time to hike to a scenic overlook than the fall.
The Ledges Trail at Cuyahoga Valley National Park in Peninsula, Ohio is one of the most enchanting trails in the state — and it’s a must-do. More than 300 million years ago, this trail’s area of the park was actually covered by an ancient sea. Melting glaciers helped to form what are now captivating ledges you can hike through. Check it out:
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The Ledges Shelter and Trailhead is located at Truxell Road / Kendall Park Road, 1 mile west of Akron Cleveland Road, Peninsula 44264.
Have you hiked this trail before? If so, please share your thoughts, photos and experiences with us!
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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