60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati Guide Book

by Tammy York (Menasha Ridge Press)
60 Hikes within 60 Miles Cincinnati  by Tammy York

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ISBN: 9780897325103

60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati by Tammy York is one book that covers the best and sometimes the least-well-known hiking destinations within 60 miles of the greater Cincinnati area. The hikes were selected based on family friendliness, scenery, and history.

© 2014 Tammy York/Menasha Ridge Press. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 60.
... Preview: The paved trail was created in 1999 with Nature Works funding from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Look for a playground area shortly after you start, at 0.1 mile. If you like to fish ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
West Union, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.9
... Preview: Located on Cincinnati's lower east side, Ault Park offers a variety of events throughout the year, including dances, wine and jazz festivals, and a Fourth of July celebration. Several hiking trails in ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Silver Grove, KY - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: Beaver Creek Wildlife Area is just one part of a wonderful wetland complex supporting an array of waterfowl, songbirds, and butterflies. A shallow water aquifer feeds the Siebenthaler Fen. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Alpha, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: The museum has a few fossils, but unfortunately much of the fossil wealth of this area has been lost over time. The bison herd is interesting to watch. You may not have cell phone coverage on portions ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Beaverlick, KY - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.7
... Preview: Plan to spend at least 3 hours enjoying the many historical features along the hike. Budget enough time to enjoy a meal at the lodge and explore the Pioneer Museum. Includes Licking River, Savanna Loo ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Fairview, KY - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.1
... Preview: Boone Cliffs State Nature Preserve if a fun hike with plenty of geological discoveries as well as incredible woodland overlooks. The trail weaves through the upland forest and provides several places ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Belleview, KY - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.7
... Preview: Look for big tulip poplars, red and white oaks, and American beeches. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Silver Grove, KY - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Note the new entrance location as of 2014 (the time of this publication). The climb to the overlook is steep. If you are hiking with young children, keep them close to you along the cliff line and ove ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Lynx, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.63 miles
... Preview: Although this trail does not rate as a hard trail, the section that leads downhill has plenty of steps and is a little difficult to navigate in places. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Oregonia, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.53
... Preview: You’ll find beautiful views and well-kept trails at Caldwell Preserve. Although there is a fair amount of traffic, expect some solitude while you hike. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Elmwood Place, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.78
... Preview: This is a great place to take children for hiking and exploring nature. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Fruit Hill, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: A botanist’s paradise. Follow the rules and regulations of the preserve, which include no pets. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
West Union, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: In the museum, you can see, hear, and feel Chilo Lock 34 and Ohio River history. Bring your binoculars to explore Crooked Run Nature Preserve, as several blinds offer plenty of places to enjoy watchin ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Felicity, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: Bring a bag and a couple of quarters for turtle food. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Amelia, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 8.9
... Preview: Everything in the 269 acres of the Clifton Gorge Nature Preserve is protected. Spring is best for bird-watchers and wildflower enthusiasts. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Yellow Springs, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: Do not go in closed-off areas such as near Big Clifty Falls or the Tunnel. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Madison, IN - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.1
... Preview: Plan to spend time wandering through the gardens and at the observation blind. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Miamisburg, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.3
... Preview: Imagine two tracts of old-growth forest that have never been logged. Hiking is permitted throughout the wildlife area, but you should be aware that this area is open to hunting except for the 250 acre ... From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Crittenden, KY - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: Finding the trailhead and staying on the trail is difficult because trail maintenance is minimal. You’ll likely have to work around downed trees. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Belleview, KY - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.83
... Preview: Hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, and trail runners all use the trail, so please be courteous. From the guidebook "60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Cincinnati"
Miamisburg, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.91