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Zanesville, Ohio

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Top Running Spots in and near Zanesville

  • Heath, Ohio

    Blackhand Trail

    8.6 mi
    Both the eastern and western trailhead have ample parking and access to the Blackhand Trail, which winds its way along the banks of the Licking River for a 4.3 mile one way trip.  While the trail isn't terribly long, it makes up for it in its scenery, staying within eyesight of the Licking River...
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  • Logan, Ohio

    Old Man's Cave and Ash Cave via Buckeye Trail

    9.42 mi / 1060 ft gain
    Old Man's Cave and Ash Cave via Buckeye Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes to two scenic caves in Hocking Hills State Park located near South Bloomingville, Ohio. This trail is dog friendly on-leash. 
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  • New Plymouth, Ohio

    Zaleski Extended Loop

    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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  • 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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  • South Bloomingville, Ohio

    Explore Ash Cave

    0.5 mi
    Getting to Ash Cave is extremely easy with a short quarter-mile hike from the parking area; there's also a rim trail above the cave that adds 90 feet of elevation and some extra distance. The cave is great for relaxing in the shade during a hot day, enjoying a spring picnic, or grabbing some imag...
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  • Westerville, Ohio

    Hike the Overlook-Hickory Ridge-Brookside Trail

    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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