Waterfalls near me: Cascade Park Waterfall. Most people have no idea just how many beautiful waterfalls are in Ohio. From little-known falls to popular state park falls, there’s likely a waterfall just minutes away from where you live.

One of our state’s most beautiful metro parks in northeast Ohio features a loop trail that takes you to not one, but two, incredible waterfalls. Within Cascade Park close to downtown Elyria, impressive waterfalls flow from both the East Branch and West Branch of the Black River. The trail connecting them makes for a picture-perfect day hike. Learn all about exploring Cascade Park before planning your trip.

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Cascade Park is located at 170 Cascade Drive, Elyria, OH 44035. Have you ever been here before? If so, we want to know what your experience was like. Share your stories and photos with us!

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Are there any waterfalls in Ohio that don’t require hiking?

Some waterfalls that don't require any hiking in Ohio include:

  • Mill Creek Falls
  • Hayden Falls


Believe it or not, there are many waterfalls in Ohio hiding in plain sight! That is, they don’t even require any hiking to get to and enjoy! If you’re in Cleveland, head over to Mill Creek Falls off of Warner Road. Bring your camera, or just relax and enjoy the sounds of the falling water. Hayden Falls on Hayden Run Road in Dublin, Ohio is a beautiful waterfall to behold. This 35-foot waterfall along the Scioto River is stunning and perfect for an easy escape to nature.

What’s the best waterfall road trip in Ohio?

If you’re up for a full day of road-tripping and visiting seven waterfalls in Ohio, there is a perfect day trip for you. You will want to start and end in Hayden Falls in Dublin. This stunning waterfall is a great way to kick off the day. Eventually make your way to Mohican State Park, Cascade Park, and Cuyahoga Valley National Park and the gorgeous waterfalls there. Be sure to bring or grab lunch for the road trip, then head over to Mill Creek Park and Hocking Hills State Park before returning to Dublin. It will be an amazing road trip that you will not forget!

What is Ohio’s tallest waterfall?

Brandywine Falls is the tallest waterfall in Ohio.

If you want your breath taken away, head over to Brandywine Falls at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. There you will find Ohio’s tallest waterfall. Falling 65 feet, Brandywine Falls is a sight to behold. To get to the falls, take the 1.75-mile Stanford Trail that takes you to the boardwalk viewing area at the base of the falls. Before you even see the waterfall, you will hear its powerful flow of water. And when you finally do see the falls, they will amaze you. So what are you waiting for, check out Brandywine Falls today!

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