Hike the Salt Run Trail

Peninsula, Ohio

The Salt Run Trail, which passes through alternating woodlands, meadows, and hills, tends to be less crowded than other popular hikes in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

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~13 miles away

Hike the Ledges Trail

Peninsula, Ohio

Drive and park in the area shown on the map. If you are in the parking lot near a big open field, you made it to the right place. There are two ways to take the trail from here, south or north.

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~13 miles away

Hike Towpath Trail, Cuyahoga Valley NP

Peninsula, Ohio

The trail starts just south of Indigo Lake along the Towpath Trail near Akron. Head north on the cinder towpath towards Indigo Lake and past the beaver marsh all along the Cuyahoga River.

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~13 miles away

Hike to Brandywine Falls

Peninsula, Ohio

CVNP only has one designated camping area with five sites, located behind the Stanford House.

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~17 miles away

Hike the Buckeye Towpath Loop

Peninsula, Ohio

Plan to park at the Boston Store Visitor Center.

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~17 miles away

Hike to Blue Hen Falls

Brecksville, Ohio

Within Cuyahoga Valley National Park lies an amazing little waterfall known as Blue Hen Falls. There are few parking spots at the given address but there is an overflow lot right across the street.

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~17 miles away

Hike up Brandywine Creek to Brandywine Falls

Northfield, Ohio

You first park in the Brandywine Falls picnic area shown there on the map. There are three ways you go can go right off the start. You want to take the trail to the left named the "Stanford Trail.

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~17 miles away

Hike to Contour Falls

Northfield, Ohio

This hike begins at the trail-head of Cuyahoga National Park. Once arrived, you will cross a bridge overlooking the Cuyahoga River.

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~21 miles away

Hike Chippewa Creek

Brecksville, Ohio

Park at the Chippewa Gorge Scenic Overlook and then take the trail south into the woods. About 1/4 mile in just past the covered picnic tables, there will be a slope to the left.

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~22 miles away

Hike the Sagamore Creek Loop

Walton Hills, Ohio

This hike features a small waterfall, as well as views along and above the creek. The trail involves one creek crossing. A trail map is available here. Photo Credit: Ken Lund

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~23 miles away

Hike to Linda Falls

Walton Hills, Ohio

Start out on All Purpose Trail, then take Buckeye Trail to the falls. The trail will lead alongside the ravine before reaching Linda Falls.

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~23 miles away

Hike the Bridal Veil Falls and Tinkers Creek Loop

Walton Hills, Ohio

This popular waterfall and gorge in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park are linked by an easy, well-maintained trail.

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~24 miles away

Bike along the Cuyahoga River via Lock 39 Trailhead

Valley View, Ohio

The best way to tack the Towpath Trail along the remains of the Ohio and Erie Canal is by peddling it.

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~26 miles away

Hike to Ansel's Cave

Novelty, Ohio

The beginning of the hike to Ansel's Cave starts at The West Woods parking lot next to the visitor center. From there, follow the signs noting the Ansel Cave Trail.

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~30 miles away

Hike Nelson Kennedy Ledges

Alliance, Ohio

Starting at the the parking lot off of OH SR 282, cross the road and you'll arrive at the base of the conglomerate cliffs that give the park its name.

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~29 miles away

Explore the Teegarden-Centennial Covered Bridge

Salem, Ohio

History behind Teegarden-Centennial Covered Bridge: Teegarden-Centennial Covered Bridge was built in 1876. It was in use until 1992 and then later restored in 2003.

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~35 miles away

Hike into Hell Hollow

Thompson, Ohio

From the trailhead, follow the Beech Ridge Loop Trail to the stairs for a 1/4 mile to the stairs that descend down into Hell Hollow.

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~48 miles away

Hike the Headland Dunes

Mentor, Ohio

From the parking lots at the far eastern end of Headlands Beach State Park, head to the sign for the Headland Dunes State Nature Preserve, and follow the trail marked with white painted T-posts.

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~51 miles away

Hike the Gorge Trail Loop

Youngstown, Ohio

This is a lovely 2 mile hike along Mill Creek. We parked by Lake Newport and started off on the West Gorge Trail toward the Mill.

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~40 miles away

Hike the Shoreline-Lakeview Loop

Perry, Ohio

Starting at the parking lot next to Lake Erie Bluffs brand new 50-foot tall lakefront observation tower, follow the yellow signs noting the Shoreline Trail, a 0.

43 Saves
~54 miles away