50 Hikes in Ohio: Day Hikes & Backpacking Trips in the Buckeye State

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In this completely revised edition of 50 Hikes in Ohio, veteran hiker and author Ralph Ramey revisits old favorite trails to discover changes that have been made to them through the years.
He describes exiting walks in ten new trails that reflect his love of hiking in special natural settings around the Buckeye State. Walks through remnant prairies and an area of drifting sand dunes, a climb to a dolomite promontory, and a hike though a deep deciduous forest are among the new ...

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Overview

In this completely revised edition of 50 Hikes in Ohio, veteran hiker and author Ralph Ramey revisits old favorite trails to discover changes that have been made to them through the years.
He describes exiting walks in ten new trails that reflect his love of hiking in special natural settings around the Buckeye State. Walks through remnant prairies and an area of drifting sand dunes, a climb to a dolomite promontory, and a hike though a deep deciduous forest are among the new trekking adventures that Ramey describes in detail in this update of his classic hiking guide.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881507294
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 5/2/2007
  • Series: 50 Hikes Series
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 935,748
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Ralph Ramey is retired chief of the Division of Natural Areas and Preserves with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. He is the author of Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Ohio and Explorer's Guide 50 More Hikes in Ohio. He lives in Westerville, OH.

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Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     13
Introduction     14
Central Ohio
Battelle-Darby Creek Metro Park     27
Blues Creek Preserve     30
Clear Creek Metro Park     34
Chestnut Ridge Metro Park     41
Conkle's Hollow State Nature Preserve     46
Davey Woods State Nature Preserve     51
Hocking Hills State Park     55
Malabar Farm State Park     61
Mohican State Park     66
Prairie Oaks Metro Park     69
Stage's Pond State Nature Preserve     73
Wolf Run Regional Park/Knox Woods State Nature Preserve     78
Northeastern Ohio
Atwood Lake Park-Mingo Trail     85
Brecksville Reservation Metropark-Deer Lick Cave Trail     88
Cuyahoga Valley National Park     93
Eagle Creek State Nature Preserve     98
Fernwood State Forest     101
Findley State Park     104
Hinckley Reservation Metropark     108
Mill Creek Park     113
Tappan Lake Park     119
Southeastern Ohio
Marie J. Desonier State Nature Preserve     124
Dysart Woods Outdoor Laboratory     128
Lake Katharine State Nature Preserve     133
Shawnee State Forest-Backpack Trail     139
Tar Hollow State Park and Forest     150
Wayne National Forest-Archers Fork Trail     157
Wayne National Forest-Lamping Homestead Trail     163
Wayne National Forest-Morgan Sisters Trail     167
Wayne National Forest-Symmes Creek Trail     175
Wayne National Forest-Vesuvius Recreation Area, Lakeshore Trail     181
Wayne National Forest-Wildcat Hollow Trail     187
Zaleski State Forest     193
Southwestern Ohio
Caesar Creek Gorge State Nature Preserve     204
Chaparral Prairie State Nature Preserve     208
Charleston Falls Preserve     212
East Fork State Park     217
Edge of Appalachia Preserve-Buzzardroost Rock     223
Fort Hill State Memorial-Fort and Gorge Trails     227
Germantown MetroPark     233
Glen Helen Nature Preserve     238
Hueston Woods State Park and Nature Preserve     243
Shawnee Prairie Preserve     247
Stillwater Prairie Preserve     251
Northwestern Ohio
Goll Woods State Nature Preserve     256
Kelleys Island     262
Lockington Reserve     267
Maumee Bay State Park      272
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark     279
Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge     286
Index     290
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