Best Hikes Cincinnati: The Greatest Views, Wildlife, and Forest Strolls

Best Hikes Cincinnati: The Greatest Views, Wildlife, and Forest Strolls

by Johnny Molloy

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Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike? In Best Hikes Cincinnati veteran hiker Johnny Molloy offers the absolute best hikes in the greater Cincinnati area. Each featured trail is perfect for the urban and suburbanite hard-pressed to find outdoor activities close to home. This guide leads you through forests, over streams, and along lakeshores to the best outdoor adventures around Cincinnati:

·Take in gorgeous views on the Old Sugar Camp Hike.
·Experience nature’s beauty in the Loops of Miami Whitewater Forest.
·Bring your dog on an exciting trek along the Whitewater Canal Historic Trail.

Every chapter includes up-to-date hike specs, a brief hike description, directional cues, and a detailed map.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493038022
Publisher: Falcon Guides
Publication date: 10/01/2018
Edition description: 2nd Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 628,600
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Johnny Molloy is an American writer and adventurer who has explored much of the United States, spending over 4,000 nights backpacking, canoe camping and tent camping throughout the country over the past three decades. His writings include hiking guidebooks, camping guidebooks, paddling guidebooks, comprehensive guidebooks about a specific area, as well as true outdoor adventure books. Johnny continues writing and adventuring to this day. For the latest on Johnny, please visit

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

About the Author xvi

How to Use This Guide xvii

Trail Finder xix

Map Legend xxii

Metro Cincinnati 1

1 Hikes of Shawnee Lookout Park 2

2 Shaker Trace 7

3 Loops of Miami Whitewater Forest 12

4 Stone Steps Loop at Mount Airy Forest 16

5 Glenwood Gardens 21

6 French Park Hike 26

7 Stanbery Park Hike 30

8 Woodland Mound Hike 34

9 Redwing Loop 39

10 Far Ridge Loop 44

11 Lookout Loop 49

Southwest Ohio 54

12 East Fork Loop 55

13 Poplar Loop at East Fork State Park 59

14 Cloverlick Creek Hike 64

15 Beechtree Loop at Stonelick State Park 69

16 Cowan Lake State Park Hike 74

17 Trails of Fort Ancient 79

18 Caesar Creek Gorge State Nature Preserve 84

19 Crawdad Falls/Peninsula Loop 89

20 Horseshoe Falls Hike 94

21 Old Sugar Camp Hike 100

22 Trace Run Double Loop 105

23 Spring Valley Loop 110

24 Bachelor Preserve Loop at Miami University 115

25 College Woods Loop at Miami University 120

26 Cedar Creek Falls at Hueston Woods State Park 125

27 Big Woods Hike at Hueston Woods State Park 130

Southeast Indiana 135

28 Whitewater Memorial State Park 136

29 Adena Trace Sampler 141

30 Garr Hill Wildlife Wander 146

31 Glidewell Mound Loop 151

32 Wolf Creek Trail from Brookville Dam 156

33 Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary Loop 161

34 Whitewater Canal Historic Trail 166

35 Versailles State Park Hike 171

Northern Kentucky 177

36 Middle Creek Park Loop 178

37 Boone County Cliffs State Nature Preserve 183

38 Kincaid Lake State Park Hike 188

39 Big Bone Lick State Park Hike 193

40 Quiet Trails State Nature Preserve 197

Hike Index 201

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