Rockbridge, Ohio

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Top Hiking Spots in and near Rockbridge

  • New Plymouth, Ohio

    Zaleski Extended Loop

    5.0
    16.5 mi / 2231 ft gain
    Zaleski Extended Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mc Arthur, Ohio.
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  • Chillicothe, Ohio

    Hike the Shawnee Ridge Trail

    10 mi
    Starting at the northern parking lot, head south along the Shawnee Ridge Trail. Several spur and loop trails intersect the trail along the 10 mile out-and-back hike. Many of these spur trails include difficult hikes up large hills like Sugarloaf Mountain, Sand Hill, and Mt. Ives. At each trail in...
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  • Grove City, Ohio

    Hike through Scioto Grove Metro Park

    4.0
    7 mi
    New in May 2016, the Scioto Grove Metro Park has about 600 acres of land in Grove City, OH. There are more than 7 total miles of connecting trails as well as picnic areas and jungle gyms.Easy to navigate, there are park maps at all major trail junctions, which makes this hike enjoyable for all. ...
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  • Heath, Ohio

    Quarry Rim-Chestnut Trail

    5.0
    6 mi / 400 ft gain
    Starting at the eastern trailhead off of Gratiot Rd, follow the paved Blackhand Trail for 0.2 mile till you arrive at the sign of the Quarry Rim Trail, a 0.9 mile trail that roughly parallels the bike trail, but takes you along the rim of the old sandstone quarry that was in operation in the late...
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  • Columbus, Ohio

    Blendon Woods Loop

    1.97 mi / 112 ft gain
    Blendon Woods Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Columbus, Ohio.
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  • Westerville, Ohio

    Hike the Overlook-Hickory Ridge-Brookside Trail

    4.0
    1.6 mi
    This gravel woods path at Blendon Woods Metropark, just over 1.5 miles, is perfect for a quick hike when visiting the city! You may be close to Ohio's capitol city, but you feel far away in the woods of this park.  Come into the main entrance and turn right at the Ranger Station.  Park near the n...
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  • Galloway, Ohio

    Hike the Darby Creek Greenway

    9.6 mi / 50 ft gain
    Starting your hike from the Cedar Ridge Picnic Area, head north along the Darby Creek Greenway, a well-maintained gravel path that is a multi-use trail alongside cyclists and trail runners. The trail switches between a number of different settings during the 4.7 mile one-way trek, including fores...
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  • Spindler Road Starting Point, Ohio

    Hike the Mudsock Trail

    4.0
    1.5 mi / 0 ft gain
    This trail begins at a dog park and meanders alongside farm fields and creeks. Stay to the right at the first fork to begin the Mudsock Trail. The second fork in the trail results in a loop that meets up with itself and continues on. Depending on the amount of plant growth/season, there is a trai...
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  • Lewis Center, Ohio

    Hike the Overlook-Dripping Rock Loop

    5.0
    4.8 mi / 100 ft gain
    Starting at the nature center near the entrance of the park, the 2.5 mile long Dripping Rock Trail heads off in two directions, to the south and to the west. Either way will take you back to the nature center at the end of the day. Going west takes you past an observation deck and then along a de...
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  • Lewis Center, Ohio

    Out of Africa Trail

    3.15 mi / 131 ft gain
    Out of Africa Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Galena, Ohio.
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  • Dublin, Ohio

    Photograph Indian Run Falls

    4.0
    1 mi
    Indian Run Falls is a family friendly destination for the metro lifestyle. Sitting just outside downtown Dublin, the falls are easily accessible from the nearby parking lot, with the roar of the fall audible as soon as you get out of your car. For those seeking a hike, there is a 1/2 mile trail t...
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  • West Jefferson, Ohio

    Hike the Darby Creek Trail

    4.0
    2.6 mi / 30 ft gain
    Parking at the Whispering Oaks Picnic Area on the west side of the park, start on the Darby Greenway Trail and follow it north across the river until you reach the beginning of the Lake View Trail. This 0.9 mile trail takes you along the largest of the Darby Bend Lakes, and even takes you past a ...
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