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North Rim Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

2.1 mile 3.4 kilometer point to point
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 53' 16 m
Descent: -39' -12 m
High: 995' 303 m
Low: 963' 293 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 7% (4°)

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Trail shared by Tyler Lyon

This is a great trail with stunning views along Clifton Gorge!

Tyler Lyon

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No off-trail travel is permitted.

Description

The views are stunning down by the Clifton Gorge. There are plenty of areas to stop for a view or photos, but the area is in a rebuilding phase so please be sure to stay on the trail. The trail also has some cliffs but they are mostly blocked by handrails so kids are welcome but should be closely supervised.

The trail is well marked heading out but is not as well marked on the way back. The trail can be accessed from the John L. Rich Trail on the northeast side. From here, the trail parallels the John L. Rich Trail and then the Pittsburgh-Cincinnati Stage Coach Trail following along the gorge. The trail ends near the campground.

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Dec 26, 2019
D Fink
completed
Aug 16, 2019
Eric Thompson
Apr 28, 2019
Ziggy Zibrowski
Mar 10, 2019
Grant Freese
beautiful place, can get really muddy right after rain. 4.2mi
Jan 5, 2019
Jon Robinson
Aug 16, 2018
Devon Alter-Sorin
3h 00m
Aug 14, 2018
Arielle Burnett
This trail was beautiful. My friend and I stopped to take a lot of photos and peer over the ledges. The sound of the rushing river was very peaceful. 2.1mi
Jun 2, 2018
Kylie Yuchimiuk

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  3.9 from 9 votes

#7869

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Trail Rankings

#152

in Ohio

#7,869

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Photos

Overlooking gorge!
Nov 4, 2017 near Yellow…, OH
River
Nov 4, 2017 near Yellow…, OH
Lower portion of waterfall
Nov 4, 2017 near Yellow…, OH
Looking towards the footbridge across the Little Miami in springtime
Dec 4, 2017 near Yellow…, OH

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