Zaleski State Forest Trails

Zaleski State Forest
Zaleski, Ohio 45698
Zaleski State Forest website
Zaleski State Forest brochure with map
Backpack Trail brochure and map

Also, see Zaleski State Forest and Lake Hope State Park Trails

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Zaleski State Forest–Atkinson Ridge Rd.
Coordinates: 39.294753, -82.3494244
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Zaleski State Forest–Baptist Church Rd.
Coordinates: 39.2923646, -82.3599054
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Zaleski State Forest–Big 4 Rd.
Coordinates: 39.3683278, -82.3166943
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Zaleski State Forest–Bolster Hollow Rd.
Coordinates: 39.3151649, -82.3840177
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Zaleski State Forest–Coalmont Hollow
Coordinates: 39.3052804, -82.3833418
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Zaleski State Forest–Crow Rd.
Coordinates: 39.278336, -82.3273265
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Zaleski State Forest–Hope Schoolhouse
Coordinates: 39.3156403, -82.3518848
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Zaleski State Forest–Hunt Hollow
Coordinates: 39.3491123, -82.3816037
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Zaleski State Forest–Hunters Camp
Coordinates: 39.2895053, -82.3698664
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Zaleski State Forest–Irish Ridge Rd.
Coordinates: 39.337568, -82.33544
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Zaleski State Forest–King Hollow
Coordinates: 39.3263306, -82.3169518
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Zaleski State Forest–Llewelyn Rd.
Coordinates: 39.295475, -82.306593
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Zaleski State Forest–Long Ridge Rd.
Coordinates: 39.3599445, -82.356627
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Zaleski State Forest–Mine Hollow Rd.
Coordinates: 39.3041968, -82.4010015
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Zaleski State Forest–Moonville Tunnel
Coordinates: 39.309387, -82.322952
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Zaleski State Forest–OH-278 Marsh
Coordinates: 39.312107, -82.361375
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Zaleski State Forest–Shea Rd.
Coordinates: 39.3181968, -82.338109
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Zaleski State Forest–Shooting Range Wetland
Coordinates: 39.29712, -82.38801
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Zaleski State Forest–Webb Hollow Rd.
Coordinates: 39.3003778, -82.4138331
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Zaleski State Forest–Will Tract
Coordinates: 39.2612129, -82.399199
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Ohio Birding Day Hikes

Zaleski State Forest Trails
Olds Hollow Trail – .7 mile
Complete loop with the backpacking trail is 1.4 miles. Hikeable from the Zaleski Backpacking Trail trailhead, as are the Hope Furnace Trail and Peninsula Trail at Lake Hope State Park.

Zaleski Backpacking Trail – 23.5 miles, shorter options available
Backpacking trailhead with overnight parking is directly across from Hope Furnace at Lake Hope State Park.

Zaleski Horse Trails – 29 miles total, with many loop options.
The state’s website claims 50 miles of horse trails, but this is adding the mileages of each loop, which repeats many sections of trail.

Moonville Rail-Trail – 16 miles, 6 miles continuous (with restored bridges)

The TrekOhio website has descriptions with photos of hikes on the Backpack Trail and the Moonville Tunnel Rail-Trail.

The AllTrails website has descriptions and maps of 4 hikes in Zaleski State Forest.

About Zaleski State Forest
The Zaleski State Forest is the second largest forest in the system. The Zaleski State Forest Backpack Trail was established on the forest to provide backpacking opportunities as well as to introduce some scenic and historic aspects of the forest. The main trail is a loop of 23.5 miles. There is also a 10-mile day loop trail.
From Zaleski State Forest webpage

Restrooms at locations identified on Zaleski State Forest map and Lake Hope State Park.