Best Trail Running in Ohio

This list represents the most popular trail running in Ohio. Use this list to plan your next Ohio trail running trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Hemlock Gorge Trail

    7 Reviews

    Ashland County, OH

    Hemlock Gorge Trail is a hiking trail in Ashland County, Ohio. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 968 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 375 ...
    •  2.2 miles

    Hemlock Gorge Trail is a hiking trail in Ashland County, Ohio. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 968 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #2 Stanford Trail

    5 Reviews

    Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH

    Stanford Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Summit County, Ohio. It is within Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 671 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  1.5 miles

    Stanford Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Summit County, Ohio. It is within Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It is 1.5 ...

  • #3 Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail

    4 Reviews

    Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH

    Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Summit County, Ohio. It is within Sand Run Metropark and Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It is 19.2 miles long and begins at 639 ...
    •  19.2 miles

    Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Summit County, Ohio. It is within Sand Run Metropark and ...

  • #4 Vulture's Knob Access Road

    3 Reviews

    Wayne County, OH

    Vulture's Knob Access Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Wayne County, Ohio. It is a mile long and begins at 1,151 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total ...
    •  1.0 miles

    Vulture's Knob Access Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Wayne County, Ohio. It is a mile long and begins at 1,151 ...

  • #5 North Shore Loop Trail

    0 Reviews

    Kelleys Island State Park, OH

    North Shore Loop Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Kelleys Island, Ohio. It is within Kelleys Island State Park. It is a mile long and begins at 602 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  1.0 miles

    North Shore Loop Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Kelleys Island, Ohio. It is within Kelleys Island State Park. It is ...

  • #6 Wetland Trail

    1 Reviews

    Sippo Lake Park, OH

    Wetland Trail is a hiking trail in Stark County, Ohio. It is within Sippo Lake Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,021 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles with a total ...
    •  0.5 miles

    Wetland Trail is a hiking trail in Stark County, Ohio. It is within Sippo Lake Park. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 1,021 ...

  • #7 Homesite Trail

    1 Reviews

    Chestnut Ridge Metro Park, OH

    Homesite Trail is a hiking trail in Fairfield County, Ohio. It is within Chestnut Ridge Metro Park. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 1,085 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 miles ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Homesite Trail is a hiking trail in Fairfield County, Ohio. It is within Chestnut Ridge Metro Park. It is 0.4 miles long ...

  • #8 Gorge Trail and Lake Loop at Sharon Woods

    0 Reviews

    Mason, OH

    Sharon Woods is a classic greater Cincinnati park destination. The 730-acre park has a centerpiece 35-acre lake, paddling, fishing, picnicking, and of course trails. This includes the special ...
    •  2.0 to 3.0 hours
    •  3.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Sharon Woods is a classic greater Cincinnati park destination. The 730-acre park has a centerpiece 35-acre lake, paddling, ...

  • #9 Highbanks Metro Park:Overlook and Dripping Rock Trails

    0 Reviews

    Lewis Center, OH

    Wind through Edward F. Hutchins State Nature Preserve and stop by the observation deck for a 110-foot-elevation view of the Olentangy River. Meet up with Dripping Rock Trail for a hike through ...
    •  2.5 to 3 hours
    •  4.1 miles
    •  Guide

    Wind through Edward F. Hutchins State Nature Preserve and stop by the observation deck for a 110-foot-elevation view of the ...

  • #10 Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve

    0 Reviews

    Toboso, OH

    Walk along the rim of a sandstone gorge cut by the Licking River. Learn more about the park’s mysterious Native American legacy and ancient namesake. Hikers are rewarded with views of a quarry ...
    •  1.5 hours
    •  1.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Walk along the rim of a sandstone gorge cut by the Licking River. Learn more about the park’s mysterious Native American ...

  • #11 Alum Creek Phase Ii

    1 Reviews

    Delaware County, OH

    Alum Creek Phase Ii is a hiking and biking trail in Delaware County, Ohio. It is 5.2 miles long and begins at 901 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.5 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  5.2 miles

    Alum Creek Phase Ii is a hiking and biking trail in Delaware County, Ohio. It is 5.2 miles long and begins at 901 feet altitude. ...

  • #12 Chestnut Ridge Mtb Trail

    0 Reviews

    Chestnut Ridge Metro Park, OH

    Chestnut Ridge Mtb Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Fairfield County, Ohio. It is within Chestnut Ridge Metro Park. It is 6.9 miles long and begins at 901 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  6.9 miles

    Chestnut Ridge Mtb Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Fairfield County, Ohio. It is within Chestnut Ridge Metro Park. ...

  • #13 Riding Run Trail

    0 Reviews

    Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH

    Riding Run Trail is a hiking trail in Summit County, Ohio. It is within Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 747 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.9 ...
    •  3.1 miles

    Riding Run Trail is a hiking trail in Summit County, Ohio. It is within Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It is 3.1 miles long ...

  • #14 Erie Trail

    0 Reviews

    Kelleys Island, OH

    Erie Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Kelleys Island, Ohio. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 604 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 38 ...
    •  1.1 miles

    Erie Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Kelleys Island, Ohio. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 604 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #15 Walking Path

    0 Reviews

    Boettler Park, OH

    Walking Path is a hiking and biking trail in Green, Ohio. It is within Boettler Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 1,133 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total ...
    •  1.6 miles

    Walking Path is a hiking and biking trail in Green, Ohio. It is within Boettler Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at ...

  • #16 Sandusky Hollow

    0 Reviews

    Ashland, OH

    Sandusky Hollow is a hiking trail in Ashland, Ohio. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 1,122 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 192 feet.
    •  1.7 miles

    Sandusky Hollow is a hiking trail in Ashland, Ohio. It is 1.7 miles long and begins at 1,122 feet altitude. Traveling the ...

  • #17 Bike and Hike Trail

    0 Reviews

    Brust Park, OH

    Bike and Hike Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Portage County and Summit County, Ohio. It is within Brust Park, Silver Springs Park, and Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It is 24.7 miles long ...
    •  24.7 miles

    Bike and Hike Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Portage County and Summit County, Ohio. It is within Brust Park, Silver ...

  • #18 Genoa Trail

    0 Reviews

    Westerville, OH

    Genoa Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Westerville, Ohio. It is 4.6 miles long and begins at 951 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 99 ...
    •  4.6 miles

    Genoa Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Westerville, Ohio. It is 4.6 miles long and begins at 951 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #19 Hiking Trail

    0 Reviews

    Ottawa County, OH

    Hiking Trail is a hiking trail in Ottawa County, Ohio. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 576 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 6 feet. Near ...
    •  1.2 miles

    Hiking Trail is a hiking trail in Ottawa County, Ohio. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 576 feet altitude. Traveling the ...

  • #20 Brandywine Gorge Trail

    0 Reviews

    Cuyahoga Valley National Park, OH

    Brandywine Gorge Trail is a hiking trail in Sagamore Hills Township, Ohio. It is within Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 855 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  0.4 miles

    Brandywine Gorge Trail is a hiking trail in Sagamore Hills Township, Ohio. It is within Cuyahoga Valley National Park. It ...