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    • Valley View, Ohio

      Bike along the Cuyahoga River via Lock 39 Trailhead

      5.0
      39.57 mi / 1804 ft gain
      The best way to tack the Towpath Trail along the remains of the Ohio and Erie Canal is by peddling it. Start at the Lock 39 Trailhead going south toward the Botzum Trailhead early in the morning before the crowds to ride upstream is the best way to start. Located a little over a mile East of I-77...
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    • Walton Hills, Ohio

      Bridal Veil Falls and Tinkers Creek Loop

      4.0
      3.54 mi / 489 ft gain
      This popular waterfall and gorge in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park are linked by an easy, well-maintained trail. Both attractions are deserving sights – Bridal Veil Falls measures 15 ft tall, with multiple shale layers creating the veiled effect, while Tinkers Creek Gorge, at 896 ft deep, has ...
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    • Brecksville, Ohio

      Deer Lick Cave Trail

      4.48 mi / 495 ft gain
      Deer Lick Cave Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Brecksville, Ohio.
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    • Northfield, Ohio

      Hike to Contour Falls

      4.5
      1 mi
      This hike begins at the trail-head of Cuyahoga National Park. Once arrived, you will cross a bridge overlooking the Cuyahoga River. You will take the tow-path left, and follow it under the Route 82 bridge (you will pass a manmade waterfall on your right, but still have 0.4 miles to go). You will ...
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    • Northfield, Ohio

      Hike up Brandywine Creek to Brandywine Falls

      4.3
      2 mi
      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." The trail consists of medium to large stones that are white in color. If you see this you are o...
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    • Peninsula, Ohio

      Brandywine Falls

      4.5
      3.66 mi / 600 ft gain
      CVNP only has one designated camping area with five sites, located behind the Stanford House. The Conservancy for CVNP runs the reservations, and they fill up quickly so plan ahead (I made my reservation about 2 months in advance, and it was the earliest I could get in). There is a parking lot at...
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    • Peninsula, Ohio

      Blue Hen Falls

      4.6
      2.87 mi / 518 ft gain
      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. After parking you will descend down a semi steep hill and arrive at a bridge. Once you cross the br...
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    • Peninsula, Ohio

      Buckeye Towpath Loop

      7.77 mi / 860 ft gain
      Plan to park at the Boston Store Visitor Center. From here, head west on W Boston Mill Road, where you'll pick up the Buckeye Trail just after the train tracks on your left-hand side. Follow the Buckeye Trail crossing over W Boston Mill Road and heading north toward Blue Hen Falls. Continue nort...
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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

      3.5
      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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    • Peninsula, Ohio

      Plateau Trail

      5.0
      4.56 mi / 607 ft gain
      Plateau Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Peninsula, Ohio.
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    • Peninsula, Ohio

      Ledges Trail

      4.8
      2.34 mi / 210 ft gain
      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. I suggest that you go North first (towards the shelter area). Follow this trail into the woods and ...
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    • Peninsula, Ohio

      Kendall Lake Loop Trail and Salt Run Trail

      5.0
      4.27 mi / 597 ft gain
      Kendall Lake Loop Trail and Salt Run Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Peninsula, Ohio.
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    • Peninsula, Ohio

      Cross Country Trail from Kendall Lake

      2.71 mi / 325 ft gain
      Cross Country Trail from Kendall Lake is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Brecksville, Ohio.
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    • Peninsula, Ohio

      Wetmore Outer Loop

      5.0
      6.32 mi / 673 ft gain
      Wetmore Outer Loop is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Peninsula, Ohio.
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    • Peninsula, Ohio

      Towpath Trail via Oak Hill Road

      4.0
      3.29 mi / 259 ft gain
      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. The trail is heavily wooded but runs along the winding road and bike lane that goes through the park, every s...
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    Camping and Lodging in Valley View

    Cuyahoga Valley National Park Picnic Shelters
    Peninsula, Ohio

    Cuyahoga Valley National Park Picnic Shelters

    Streetsboro / Cleveland SE KOA Holiday
    Streetsboro, Ohio

    Streetsboro / Cleveland SE KOA Holiday

    Thompson / Grand River Valley KOA Holiday
    Thompson, Ohio

    Thompson / Grand River Valley KOA Holiday

    Lake Milton / Berlin Lake KOA Holiday
    Diamond, Ohio

    Lake Milton / Berlin Lake KOA Holiday

    Mill Creek Camping
    North Benton, Ohio

    Mill Creek Camping

    Mill Creek Day Use
    North Benton, Ohio

    Mill Creek Day Use

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