Blendon Woods Metro Park

Hoover Reservoir, Ohio 43299

Blendon Woods Metro Park

Blendon Woods Metro Park Professional Guide

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"A walk in the woods drops down a ridge to stroll by a woodland creek that includes two crossings on footbridges. A short stint on a connector trail brings you back by your vehicle, but before leaving, a level, paved trail cuts through a woodland and ends at a waterfowl refuge with two wildlife observation blinds. A nature center filled with flora and fauna demands a visit before wrapping up a day in this pretty park. This hike combines the Brookside, Overlook, Ripple Rock, Pond, and Hickory Ridge Trails."

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Best Easy Day Hikes: Columbus (Falcon Guides)
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"Hike through oak-hickory and beech-maple forests along stream-cut ravines in a park renowned for its birding activity. Opened in 1951, 650-acre Blendon Woods Metro Park features stream-cut ravines nestled between beech-maple and oak-hickory forests. The park includes the 118-acre Walden Waterfowl Refuge with its 11-acre lake. This spot is popular with bird-watchers, who come here year-round." Read more

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Trail Information

Hoover Reservoir
Nearby City
Trail Type
Skill Level
1 hour
January-March / October-December
Blendon Woods Metropolitan Park
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Dec 2018