The Ultimate Ohio Hiking Guide That Will Take Your Summer To The Next Level
Here in Ohio, hiking is one of the best ways to spend your summer. The little-known trails, boardwalks and swinging bridges lead to some really interesting places. (You might even stumble upon an abandoned castle or two.) The following are 11 of our favorite trails to hike in the Buckeye State. Consider this list an Ohio hiking guide for the summertime. (And if you’re really adventurous, consider hiking The Buckeye Trail this summer, which spans the entire state.) Make a commitment to get outdoors, explore your home state and find out what’s hiding in your own backyard.
These are the perfect trails to start with:
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 ever hiked any of these trails before? What others would you add to the list? Share your thoughts, photos and experiences 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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