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Wildcat Hollow Trail

Intermediate
 3.7 (20)

Wildcat Hollow Trail is a 15.5-mile loop with lots of camping opportunities.


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15.6

Miles

25.1

KM

Point to Point

1,063' 324 m

High

734' 224 m

Low

1,664' 507 m

Up

1,651' 503 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

29%

Max Grade (16°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Commonly Backpacked · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Wildcat Hollow Trail is a 15.5-mile hiking/backpacking trail located just north of Burr Oak State Park. It is in the Wayne National Forest. The trail is mostly singletrack, with no vehicles allowed. Dogs are allowed on leash.

This trail consist of a 15-mile loop, with an option of a 5 mile loop for an easier day hike. The trail follows ridgetops and stream bottoms, with several elevation gains and losses. The trail alternates between hardwood and pine forests with some scenic overlooks.

There are numerous campsites along the trail, but the only facility is a restroom at the parking area at the beginning. Most of the campsites are nicely cleared with fire rings and logs for sitting. There is no provided water along the trail. There are several streams that maybe become dry in periods of low rainfall. There are several road crossing where water may be cached.

Flora & Fauna

Numerous wildflowers, fungi, and typical forest animals including woodpeckers, owls, deer, and small mammals can be found here.

Contacts

Shared By:

Frank Hetterscheidt

Trail Ratings

  3.7 from 20 votes

#1

in Glouster

#6732

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  3.7 from 20 votes
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#1

in Glouster

#120

in Ohio

#6,732

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Common terrain for the trail.
Sep 18, 2017 near Glouster, OH

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Nov 6, 2020
Sarah Burkett
overnight stay on short loop.
Aug 22, 2020
Michael Russell
Jun 4, 2020
Joel Kolata
May 24, 2020
Carl Ragland
Don't mind mud, and this was world class today. Want to try it during a freeze. — 2h 10m
Jan 19, 2020
Matthew Jacobsen
May 19, 2019
Chris Mullinax
extremely muddy all the way around short loop ☹️
May 13, 2019
Buzzy Sale
9mi
Apr 17, 2019
Victor Morris