Ohio March 21, 2015
These 15 Epic Hiking Spots In Ohio Are Out Of This World
When it comes to blazing a trail, Ohio has some simply excellent places for the adventurer in you to explore. Whether you’re ready for an all-day hike or a short trail that allows you to stop and be still to take in the sights and sounds of nature for hours without getting lost, Ohio has just what you’re looking for. The following are what we think are the best 15 hiking destinations our great state has to offer.
1) Hocking Hills State Park
With waterfalls, giant rocks and caves to explore in this park, Hocking County is home to arguably the state's favorite place to hike.
2) Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Located in Peninsula, this park contains giant rocks and waterfalls to discover as well.
3) Mohican State Park
Small waterfalls can also be found in the Mohican State Forest in Loudonville.
4) Lake Hope State Park
A large body of water undeniably makes a hiking spot that much better. Such is the case with Lake Hope in Athens.
5) Arc of Appalachia Preserve
6) Mill Creek Park
7) Quail Hollow State Park
Hartville, Ohio is home to this hiking spot. In addition to trails, this park also features herb gardens and the Carriage House Nature Preserve.
8) Clear Creek Metro Park
Located in Rockbridge, this park features 12 miles of fairly advanced hiking trails.
9) Strouds Run State Park
10) Caesar Creek State Park
11) Burr Oak State Park
Located in Glouster, this park features three bridle trails in addition to seven hiking trails.
12) Slate Run Park
Canal Winchester, Ohio
13) Brookside Reservation
14) John Bryan State Park
Surrounding Clifton Gorge in Greene County, hikers can spot springs from the Little Miami River.
15) Indian Lake State Park
Grab your backpack and a friend—adventure awaits.