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.

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#1. Highbanks Metro Park:Overlook and Dripping Rock Trails


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 hardwoo…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Columbus"
Lewis Center, OH - Hiking, Trail Running - 4.1 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#2. Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve


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 from th…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Columbus"
Toboso, OH - Hiking, Trail Running - 1.8 miles
Published by Falcon Guides

#3. Gorge Trail and Lake Loop at Sharon Woods


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 Gorge Tr…
From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Cincinnati"
Mason, OH - Fishing, Hiking, Trail Running - 3.9 miles
Published by Falcon Guides