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Akron, Ohio

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  • Alliance, Ohio

    Hike Nelson Kennedy Ledges

    1.5 mi / 40 ft gain
    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. From there, follow the blue blazed trail to get the best views and overall experience of the park. The blue blazed trail follows the base of the c...
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  • Cleveland, Ohio

    Kayak on the Cuyahoga River

    See Cleveland from a new perspective by kayaking the Cuyahoga River through the Flats neighborhood of Cleveland. You can rent the kayaks or bring your own and depart from a boat launch in the area. It is a very scenic and picturesque paddle, although there are lots of motorized boats to look out ...
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  • Cleveland, Ohio

    Photograph Lake Erie at Edgewater Park

    Lake Erie off of Cleveland has one of the most beautiful sunsets in the Midwest! Bring your camera to Edgewater Park to capture the sun setting from land (free and easy parking), or kayak on the lake and get an encompassing view of the City at sunset.
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  • Grafton, Ohio

    Indian Hollow Reservation

    3.05 mi / 105 ft gain
    Indian Hollow Reservation is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Grafton, Ohio.
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  • Willoughby Hills, Ohio

    Snowshoe North Chagrin Reservation

    4 mi
    Take advantage of the abundance of snow in Northeast Ohio with snowshoeing! Only 30 minutes outside of Cleveland, the North Chagrin Reservation has snowshoe and pole rentals for use on any of its trails when there is more than 4 inches of snow on the ground. It is a beautiful hike through the sno...
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  • Salem, Ohio

    Explore the Teegarden-Centennial Covered Bridge

    3 mi
    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. There are over 125 historic wooden covered bridges in Ohio, and Teegarden Covered Bridge was proudly added to the National Register ...
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  • Youngstown, Ohio

    Lanterman's Mill Trail

    4.52 mi / 266 ft gain
    Lanterman's Mill Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Youngstown, Ohio.
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  • Youngstown, Ohio

    Hike the Gorge Trail Loop

    2 mi
    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. The trail itself was decent, with some rough spots, but still hike able. Make sure you go down to the Creek before you head across the covered bridge to the East Gorge...
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  • Thompson, Ohio

    Hike into Hell Hollow

    1 mi / 200 ft gain
    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. The views back up the gorge of Paine Creek are beautiful, especially with the shale cliffside in view. The stairway down into the hollow proper is steep, so be prep...
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  • Mentor, Ohio

    Hike the Headland Dunes

    1 mi
    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. The trail is completely on sand, so it's a bit more strenuous than a normal hike due to the sand shift...
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