8 Most Beautiful Short And Sweet Hikes In The Cleveland Metroparks

Craving a bit of time in the great outdoors but on a limited schedule? That’s no problem at all if you’re a Greater Clevelander! All throughout the area, the Cleveland Metroparks has oodles of trails in varying lengths that beckon to nature enthusiasts. To make hiking in the Cleveland Metroparks even sweeter, they actually have park maps online that empower visitors to plan their trip in advance. Many hikes in the area are super short and effortlessly walkable, perfect for someone enjoying their lunch break at a local park or a parent looking to introduce a young child to local culture. Put on your comfiest shoes and grab some bug spray, because we’re about to venture deep into the Northeast Ohio woods.

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There’s much to see when it comes to hiking in the Cleveland Metroparks. Which of these short and sweet trails is your favorite? Are there any other hikes you’d recommend to locals? Share your thoughts in the comments!

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