12 Easy And Beautiful Spring Hikes Everyone In Ohio Will Love

Although we aren’t quite sure if winter is fully done and over with, we can say without a doubt that we’re looking forward to getting back outside! The snow is melting, the cabin fever is real and if you’re ready to stretch your legs, come hit the trails!

This year, make it a point to get out in nature as much as you can and explore your home state. Ohio has some of the best hiking trails that are only a quick trip away—and you need to take advantage of them. With wildflowers in bloom and birds migrating back as the days get longer, spring is an extra special time to hike scenic trails in Ohio. Be aware of high water flow areas and spots that might be extra slippery if you choose one of the waterfall or creek destinations. Make sure to bring good shoes and plenty of water.

The following are 12 fairly easy-to-hike trails in Ohio, many of which are less than 3 miles. Plus, they connect to larger systems so you can scope out any other trails you might want to try! See which ones you’ve yet to explore:

We sure are lucky to live in such a gorgeous state. There’s no bad way to get out and explore Ohio!

How many of these trails have you explored? What other trails would you add to this list? Share your thoughts and experiences with us!

For more short hikes in Ohio, check out our previous article: 14 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone In Ohio Should Take.

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