Cuyahoga Valley National Park–Oak Hill Trails

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Cuyahoga Valley NP–Oak Hill Trails
Coordinates: 41.2201149, -81.5747738
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Ohio Birding Day Hike

Oak Hill Trails
Oak Hill Trail: 1.8 Miles, 45 minutes, easy, 50 foot elevation change
Plateau Trail: 4.9 miles, 2.5 hours, moderate to difficult, 200 foot elevation change.

Trailhead Location: On Oak Hill Road .9 mile south of Major Road in Peninsula.

Please note that the property of the nearby Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center is not open to the public or to birders.
From Susan Carpenter

About Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Though a short distance from the urban areas of Cleveland and Akron, Cuyahoga Valley National Park seems worlds away. The park is a refuge for native plants and wildlife and provides routes of discovery for visitors. The winding Cuyahoga River gives way to deep forests, rolling hills, and open farmlands. Walk or ride the Towpath Trail to follow the historic route of the Ohio & Erie Canal.
From Cuyahoga Valley National Park website

Warning: All areas of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park are prone to deer ticks from the early spring until late fall, so prepare accordingly before birding.

Restrooms on site. Restrooms at locations identified on Cuyahoga Valley National Park map. Most areas have non-flush toilets; there are flush toilets available at the Pine Hollow parking lot on Quick Road and the Virginia Kendall Lake lodge building.