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    • West Union, Ohio

      Hike the Joan Jones Portman Trail

      1.6 mi / 405 ft gain
      Located right off the road next to an old shed, across the road from the main pavilion and barn, the trailhead for the Joan Jones Portman Trail winds upwards 0.8 miles one way across a creek and through a narrow section of prairie clinging to the hillsides of Southern Ohio. This is one of the ste...
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    • West Union, Ohio

      Hike the Buzzard Roost Trail

      4.4 mi / 450 ft gain
      Owned and operated by The Nature Conservancy, Ohio's Edge of Appalachia Preserve is home to over 19,000 acres of protected wilderness and rugged Appalachian terrain. And the greatest prize of the preserve is none other than the Buzzards Roost.Perched atop a slab of resistant limestone roughly 500...
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    • Vanceburg, Kentucky

      Hike the Joyce Bender Trail in the Crooked Creek Nature Preserve

      1.35 mi / 200 ft gain
      The Crooked Creek Nature Preserve features many unique and rare plant species including an oak barrens community, oak-hickory forest, and prairie species such as: Big Bluestem, Little Bluestem and Prairie Dock. In addition to these species are five rare plant species including: Starry False Solom...
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    • Peebles, Ohio

      Explore the Great Serpent Mound

      Great Serpent Mound is easy to get to, and the museum nearby has a great little shop and display on the history of the mound and how it came to be found. One of the many interesting features of the mound itself is that it appears to have been designed in such a way as to align itself with the pat...
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    • Garrison, Kentucky

      Paddle Kinniconick Creek

      For information on put-in locations, mileage, gauge readings, and fishing refer to the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife's website: http://fw.ky.gov/Fish/Pages/Ki... Make sure to check the gauge levels before putting in to ensure a proper water depth.  If you have two vehicles, it is ideal...
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    • 1091-1111 Elklick Road, Kentucky

      Hike to Hickory Flats Firetower

      5.0
      1.2 mi / 435 ft gain
      To find the starting point navigate straight to the marker pin. At the end of the paved road, a gravel road will start. Just a couple hundred feet up the gravel road on the left there is a gate. Park infront of the gate (not in the road). Vehicles are not permitted but the Daniel Boone National F...
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    • Salt Lick, Kentucky

      Hike Caney Loop Trail at Cave Run Lake

      8.8 mi / 1047 ft gain
      Starting at the Stoney Cove Trailhead, take the trail to the left. This trail was previously marked as trail #1226. However, after the Sheltowee Trace Trail #100 was rerouted, they now run together. Therefore, the trail is very well marked by a white diamond with a turtle, signifying the Sheltowe...
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    • Olive Hill, Kentucky

      Hike to Lick Falls

      5.0
      3 mi
      The Grayson Lake State Park has two trails – the Lick Falls Loop Trail, and the 0.8 mile Beech-Hemlock Forest Trail. Lick Falls is best done after a rain, to make sure the falls are flowing. A trail map of the park can be found here.
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    • Morrow, Ohio

      Camp at Morgan's Riverside Campground

      5.0
      The camping spots at Morgan's are right along the Little Miami River, making it a peaceful and beautiful place to camp. There are more than 50 sites to camp at. (Note: not all camp sites are along the water.) The campsites vary in size. There are sites for 2 and sites for 20. There are a decent a...
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