11 Short And Sweet Summer Hikes In Ohio With Amazing Views

Summertime in Ohio is adventure time for Ohio explorers and nature lovers. (Be sure to check out our ultimate summer hiking guide.) Sometimes, you don’t get to explore for as long as you like, however. Busy schedules and eventful days can keep us from an all-day adventure—but that doesn’t mean you can’t reserve time for a short, sweet hike in nature. The following trails are all less than 3 miles in length, (and many are less than 1 mile), making them perfect for a spontaneous afternoon adventure.

Here’s why you’ll want to add these 11 short and sweet hikes to your summer bucket list:

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Have you ever hiked any of these trails before? What others would you add to this list? Share your thoughts, photos and recommendations with us!

For more awesome hikes to take in Ohio this summer, check out our previous article: The Ultimate Ohio Hiking Guide That Will Take Your Summer To The Next Level.