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Mingo Trail

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Trail

2.2 mile 3.5 kilometer out and back
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 13' 4 m
Descent: -17' -5 m
High: 688' 210 m
Low: 681' 208 m

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Max Grade: 2% (1°)

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Trail shared by Zach Trosch

Boring, flat, grassy trail with little to no scenery.

Zach Trosch

Features River/Creek · Wildlife

Need to Know

Backpackers are instructed to use restrooms; no troweling permitted.
Please don't pee at the campsites...
Bring bags for dog poop.

Description

This trail is mostly covered in ankle high grass... it's not very beaten down.
Campsite 5 is located on the SE end of this trail, which is the best campsite in my opinion. It's next to the fast flowing river with 2 tent sites and a fire ring. The view is great, and the soothing sound of the river would definitely put me to sleep.

The scenery gets better once you get to the first SE bend and the trail moves westbound. Overgrown grass land with the occasional deer can be found here. As the trail goes northbound, it's still overgrown grassland, with small forests to the west.

Flora & Fauna

Mosquitoes at Campsite 4 can be a nightmare if the river has recently flooded and created small stagnant water pools.

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Jun 19, 2019
Jessi Sadaka
Tried to start from the trailhead at 39.832901, -83.01652. Parking area/entry were flooded and gated off/padlocked. Could not hike here.

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Campsite #5. A little distorted, because it's a panorama.
Jun 19, 2019 near Obetz, OH
Looking westbound on the trail.
Jun 19, 2019 near Obetz, OH
Campsite #5 entrance.
Jun 19, 2019 near Obetz, OH
Grass on the trail -- most of Mingo Trail is grassy. Dew will soak your shoes eventually.
Jun 19, 2019 near Obetz, OH

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