Hike To Historic Views Of The Ohio River At Shawnee Lookout Near Cincinnati
History is celebrated in Cincinnati in many ways and one of the most immersive experiences is with a hike. Our parks often feature areas of the region that have historical significance and you can walk along the hiking trails, imagining what life was like years and years ago. One of the favorite parks where you can walk through history is Shawnee Lookout. Located just west of town in North Bend, the park overlooks the Ohio River and offers three easy trails near Cincinnati. Hike through the woods, into history, and to incredible overlooks of the river valley below.
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Shawnee Lookout has long been a favorite place to experience history, relax in nature, and hike along easy trails near Cincinnati that offer beautiful views. The next time you need some fresh air and a walk in the woods, head to this location within Great Parks of Hamilton County and experience all it has to offer. Do you enjoy spending time at Shawnee Lookout? Which of the three trails is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!
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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