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Shawnee Ridge Trail

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These very hills are depicted on the Great Seal of the State of Ohio.


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6.0

Miles

9.7

KM

Point to Point

1,253' 382 m

High

864' 263 m

Low

1,025' 312 m

Up

814' 248 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

29%

Max Grade (16°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildlife

Description

Shawnee Ridge Trail (blue) is just over 5 miles. It includes Bald Hill, Sand Hill and parts of Rocky Knob. Several steep sections are part of this forested trail.

Starting at the campground parking lot, follow the trail behind the parking lot up to the Shawnee Ridge Trail, where it intersects with the Sugarloaf Mountain Trail. Once you are on the Shawnee Ridge Trail, follow the signs for the blue trail, which is the Shawnee Ridge Trail.

The trail cross mostly wooded with hilly terrain and some steep inclines and ravines. It also connects to many of the other trails in Great Seal State Park for those looking to add some variety to their hike.

Contacts

Land Manager: Ohio State Parks

Shared By:

Derek Griffiths with improvements by Samuel Hartman

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#213

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#10,192

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Dec 26, 2019
JD PE
Dec 25, 2019
JD PE
Jul 29, 2018
Greg Steinmetz
Very scenic but not well marked. 5.5mi
Sep 1, 2017
Ben Partee
5.4mi
Aug 26, 2017
Jesse Dailey
6.4mi