This Little Known Trail Offers The Best View In Ohio And Is Just A Short Drive From Cincinnati
With so much to do right here in Cincinnati, it’s easy to forget that there are also plenty of adventures to be had that are just a short drive from downtown. If you enjoy being outside and relaxing in nature, then you’ve likely already discovered many of the hiking trails in our city. The next time you’re looking for a bit of a challenge that reveals some of the best views in the state, take the short drive to Adams County and take on the Buzzardroost Rock Trail. This four-mile hike culminates at an overlook that offers unforgettable views and will have you planning a return trip back before you even get back in your car.
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With a skyline like ours, Cincinnatians love a good view and this nearby hiking trail definitely delivers. Have you hiked to Buzzardroost Rock or any of the other trails at the Edge of Appalachia? Share your experience with us in the comments!
Here are directions from Cincinnati:
Travel east on State Route 32 to State Route 41 at Peebles. Follow SR 41 south to West Union. Turn left (east) onto State Route 125. Travel east on SR 125 for about 7 miles toward the village of Lynx. The public access to the Buzzardroost Rock trail is a small parking lot on Weaver Road, which is entered from SR 125 just west of Lynx.
For more on the Edge of Appalachia and the partnership with the Cincinnati Museum Center, visit their website here.
And for more hiking adventures near Cincinnati, check out our previous article here.
A Cincinnati native who has lived in Kentucky for over 10 years, Andrea's heart belongs both in the Queen City and the Bluegrass State. After earning an education degree and working in that field for a number of years, Andrea began to pursue her passion for writing over 6 years ago. Since then she has written for a number of print and online publications, as well as published a children's book.
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