The 11-Mile Zaleski South Loop Trail In Ohio Takes You Through The Enchanting Zaleski State Forest
Ohio is home to some beautiful state forests. They’re some of the most serene places in the state. Surrounded by beautiful nature, you can hear yourself think. (Be sure to check out this forest trail in Ohio that features 400-year-old trees.) State forest trails also give you the opportunity to tap into your adventurous side. If you’ve yet to hike the South Loop Trail at Zaleski State Forest, it’s the perfect trail to take with a group of friends when you have a full day to explore or a weekend free to camp overnight. Along the way, you’ll encounter unique rock formations, beautiful wooded areas and even a piece of history or two.
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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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