Best Hikes Near Cleveland  by Joe Baur

Best Hikes Near Cleveland Guide Book

by Joe Baur (Falcon Guides)
Best Hikes Near Cleveland  by Joe Baur
Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike? In Best Hikes Near Cleveland author Joe Baur details the best hikes within an hour's drive of the greater Cleveland area perfect for the urban and suburbanite hard-pressed to find great outdoor activities close to home. Each featured hike includes detailed hike specs, a brief hike description, trailhead location, directional cues, a detailed map, and color photos. Look inside to find: ·Detailed trail maps and GPS coordinates ·Up-to-date trail descriptions with mile-by-mile directional cues ·Difficulty ratings and average hiking times ·A Trail Finder for best hikes with dogs, with children, for great views, or for wildlife viewing ·Information on fees and permits, contacts, attractions, restaurants, accommodations, and canine compatibility Zero-impact and wilderness safety tips and techniques

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Trails from the "Best Hikes Near Cleveland" Guide Book
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Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 40.

Adam Run makes for an easy, scenic loop on a well-marked trail through ravines and a number of other streams that were created more than 10,000 years ago when glaciers retreated from Northern Ohio. ...
Mantua, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
Tiny Adell Durbin Park and Arboretum makes up for its size with a gorgeous wildflower meadow and enjoyable hiking trails that make this Summit County picnic favorite worth the visit. Just down the ro ...
Tallmadge, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
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Scenic Big Creek Park comprises 642 wooded acres in Chardon Township. A 6.4-mile network of trail loops surround picnic and parking areas with designated crosscountry skiing trails that make Big Creek ...
Gates Mills, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.3
Seven miles of trails traverse through West Woods’ 902 acres of woodlands and streams. Ansel’s Cave is the highlight of this hike, though it’s more than just an interesting rock formation. Local legen ...
Mentor on the Lake, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.4
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The longest hike in Best Hikes Near Cleveland takes you 13.5 miles on Ohio’s most famous trail along various reservations alongside the Ohio-Erie Canal en route to the Stanford House camping grounds f ...
Sagamore Hills, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 19
More than 5 miles of mature woodland trails traverse Chapin Forest’s 390 acres in rural Kirtland, Ohio. Hikers can tackle the trails one-by-one or easily connect them all to experience the reservation ...
West Richfield, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
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Ornithologists, prepare to change your shorts. This urban nature preserve has over 280 bird species in addition to diverse plant and mammal populations. Add the scenic overlook promising a beautiful j ...
Cleveland, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.3
The Rocky River will flow steadily beside you throughout this long yet relatively flat hike. Massive shale cliffs give the reservation much of its character with willows, sycamores, and cottonwood tre ...
North Olmsted, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
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A delightful mixture of flat, gravel trail near scenic Kendall Lake surrounded by the dirt trails of the Cross Country and Salt Run Trail loops connected by the rolling Kendall Hills give hikers a lit ...
Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.5
Ravines are plentiful in this scenic gem nestled in the heart of Summit County’s Sand Run Metro Park. Moderate, occasionally rough, terrain encompasses a majority of this hike’s trail, surrounded by a ...
Summit County, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
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See the heart of Northeast Ohio in almost 6 miles worth of urban hiking through Cleveland’s Downtown neighborhood. Statues, public art, and historic buildings line the streets as you pass through Publ ...
Cleveland, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.7
This brisk hike will take you by the busy Edgewater Yacht Club, through Edgewater Beach and the surrounding park area. Mostly paved trails guide you through the hike, offering scenic views of Lake Eri ...
Cuyahoga River, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
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There’s a reason famous industrialist John D. Rockefeller selected this area as his summer retreat in the late 19th century. Beautiful hardwood trees, such as sugar maple and beech, line the sides of ...
Cuyahoga River, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
Wooden stairs and steep climbs greet you early on along the 0.68-mile Chickadee Trail with hemlocks lining the trail to the approximately 4-mile Oak Leaf Loop Trail— a relatively flat hike alongside B ...
Willoughby Hills, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.2
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Hike over a variety of paved, gravel, and natural trails that run over 424 acres of grassy fields, open meadows, forest, and wetlands that northern cardinals and cottontail rabbits call home. More tha ...
Mentor, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
The Gorge Trail provides access to the stunning Mary Campbell Cave before taking on a more rugged character. The primitive Class D Trail passes through incredible rock formations that will excite and ...
Hudson, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
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Two creek crossings means you’ll want to pack dry towels and maybe even some dry clothes. This hike will take you alongside scenic Tinker’s Creek via occasionally rugged Bridle Trail, returning on som ...
Walton Hills, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.1
Chippewa Creek is the star of this section of Brecksville Reservation, flowing steadily throughout the year. Here, the reservation’s extensive trail system, including the Bridle Trail and a portion of ...
Garfield Heights, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
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This is, perhaps, one of the most diverse hikes in the Cleveland area, boasting an array of all-purpose, moderate lakeside and rough trail—the latter courtesy of the Buckeye Trail. Relax and enjoy the ...
Brecksville, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
Cleveland’s East Side has bragging rights for Holden Arboretum, with its wonderful cultivated gardens and rugged forest trails that offer hikers a little bit of everything. And with 15,800 accessioned ...
Mentor, OH - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.7
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