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blue Stanford Trail

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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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May 19, 2019
Paige Gotwald
May 18, 2019
Jessica Eberle
Jan 12, 2019
Rachel Crum
Nov 23, 2018
Trent Caldwell
Oct 13, 2018
Mary Frazier
Sep 26, 2018
Allyson Connor
Sep 16, 2018
Todd Hartong
Good elevation change to connect to Brandywine Gorge Loop. Go right to the falls. Go left to more secluded river views. 1.5mi
Sep 3, 2018
Stephanie Boyle

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