Hiking and Other Recreational Opportunities in Ohio

Ohio offers fours seasons of hiking. The rolling landscape of the Appalachian Plateau and Till Plains provide the geographical variety of farmland and hills. Some of the most popular hiking spots in the state are Ash Cave, Cedar Falls and Old Man’s Cave in Hocking Hills. Ohio also offers hundreds of cultural events, historic sites, recreation areas and sports teams for outdoor enthusiasts.

Sports buffs can golf in the spring, swim in Lake Erie in the summer, then ski at resorts in winter. You can fish or picnic in one of many Ohio state parks, such as Buckeye Lake, East Harbor State Park or Harrison Lake Park. Other recreational activities include backpacking, biking, camping, canoeing, geocaching, kayaking and snowshoeing.

Families will love exploring Cuyahoga Valley National Park, which offers children’s programs and the chance to earn a ranger badge. The park provides a railroad tour that meanders through hills and valleys. Amish country delights visitors with farm tours, fresh food and flea markets. The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is another family favorite with plenty of animal and plant exhibits.

Don’t forget you can keep your home safe on and off the trail with adt pulse, a remote home security system.


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