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Stanford Trail

Intermediate

Trail

1.5 mile 2.4 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 300' 92 m
Descent: -117' -36 m
High: 854' 260 m
Low: 670' 204 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 25% (14°)

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Trail shared by Maggie Olson

Hilly, unpaved trail with several very steep sections.

Maggie Olson

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring

Description

This trail starts from the Stanford House parking lot, which is easily reached via the Towpath Trail. We recommend parking at Boston Store Visitor Center and going north on the Towpath until you reach the small connector trail.

You'll pass by a few back country campsites (operated by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park) before entering into the woods. The greenery is lush and abundant. You'll come across a few steep, challenging climbs, a few bridge crossings, and some stairs. Eventually, this trail joins up with Brandywine Gorge at which point you can either continue on or turn back.

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Sep 1, 2019
Kimberly Groppe
With Brandywine Loop 3mi — 1h 15m
Aug 28, 2019
Chad Smith
Aug 17, 2019
Kimberly Tilly
Aug 17, 2019
Joseph Ettinger
First CVNP home with Bodhi and Cassidy
Aug 3, 2019
Nick Preston
Went to Brandywine Falls out and back. Good hike and nice reward with the falls. 3mi
Jul 28, 2019
Nathan Vapenik
Jul 21, 2019
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Jul 20, 2019
Jamie Oswald
A few steep climbs, dried creekbeds which I hoped would be running, more difficult than I had thought on this 92 degree day! But these are the trai… 1.5mi

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Photos

Highlights of a hike along the Brandywine Falls Loop, via the Stanford Trail. Plus footage of Brandywine Gorge.
Jan 23, 2018 near Boston…, OH
Trees above the Brandywine Falls!
Oct 8, 2017 near Boston…, OH
Cuyahoga Valley: Wooden Elevated Path.
May 25, 2016 near Boston…, OH
You'll hike through a small field before entering the woods on this diverse trail. Photo by Julie Grassley.
Apr 20, 2016 near Peninsula, OH

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