Sometimes, you want just the right amount of adventure—but not too much. Fortunately, Ohio is home to a variety of hiking trails and parks that feature beautiful views, waterfalls, caves, wildflowers and other aspects of nature that will inspire you. The following 8 trails prove that you don’t have to hike very far (or very strenuous) to get to an amazing view or destination. See how many you’ve conquered before:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
Have you hiked any of these trails before? What others would you add to this list? Share your experiences (and photos) with us!
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.
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