Welcome to BackpackOhio.com!

We offer all the information you need to plan and enjoy an overnight hike in the Buckeye State. Resources for day hikers, too!

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sm_fprintOhio’s Backpacking Trails…
See trail locations on a map.

Metro Park Trails
­­-Scioto Grove Metro Park Backpack Sites
Twin Valley Backpack Trail

State Park Trails
­-Burr Oak Backpack Trail
­-Caesar Creek Perimeter Loop Trail
­-East Fork Backpack Trail & Steve Newman Worldwalker Perimeter Trail

State Forest Trails
­-Mohican Park & Pack Sites
­-Shawnee Backpack Trail
­-Tar Hollow Logan Trail
Zaleski Backpack Trail

Wayne National Forest Trails
Archers Fork Trail
­-Vesuvius Backpack Trail
­-Scenic River & Greenwood Trails
­-Symmes Creek & Morgan Sisters Trail
­-Wildcat Hollow Trail

Ohio’s Long Trails
­-American Discovery Trail
­-Buckeye Trail
­-North Country Trail


 sm_forumJoin the discussion in our Facebook group. Ask questions, share trips and ideas & more with others who share your passion for hiking, backpacking & camping.

sm_fprintDay Hiking
Are you looking to get out for just the day? We have compiled a few resources to help you locate trails statewide for those times when an overnight trip is not an option.


Trail News and Alerts…
News and late-breaking alerts that may affect your hike.

sm_infoGet Involved…
Protect our trails, forests & parks.

sm_infoHow to Build a Campfire…
Steps describing how to build an ethically clean campfire that burns hot, bright and thoroughly.

sm_infoThe Complete Guide to Hiking and Backpacking in the Buckeye State…
Everything you need to know about hiking and backpacking in the Buckeye State is found in this 13-page PDF.hikingguide

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