14 Incredible Hikes Under 5 Miles Everyone In Ohio Should Take
By April Dray|Updated on October 11, 2020(Originally published October 04, 2020)
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
With so many incredible hikes in Ohio, there’s ample opportunity to embrace the local landscape Hiking is one great way to explore some of Ohio’s most beautiful scenery… but you don’t have to be an experienced backpacker who’s always ready to take on the unpredictable elements of nature to do so. All throughout the state of Ohio, there are several hiking trails that take you to incredible sights. And the best part? Many of them are less than five miles. Take a look at the following 14 hiking trails in Ohio, which are less than (or just at) five miles:
Have you visited any of these incredible hikes in Ohio before? What other trails would you recommend in Ohio that are less than 5 miles? Share your suggestions, experiences and photos with us via our Facebook page!
Longing for other incredible hikes in Ohio? Visit some local waterfalls for more visual splendor.
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