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Grandma Gatewood Trail - Old Man's Cave to Ash Cave

Logan, OH

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Grandma Gate wood Trail - Old Man's Cave to Ash Cave is a 10 mile out and back trail located near Logan, Ohio that features a cave. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking.

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Recent Reviews

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Headwaters Trail
by Craig Fitzgerald

14 Completed 1 Reviews

I found his trail to be terrible for biking. I have a hybrid/trail bike. I rode from Mantua to Garrettsville and back. This trail reminds me of a driveway. In many parts the limestone is non existent. Some areas are covered with large gravel. Some sections of the trail are also used as a bridle trail. It is suggested that horses are ridden on the berm. But all the dung is in the main path. Between the rocks, the sandy areas, the potholes and the crap you really need to pay attention. No leisure riding here. Until this trail receives some improvements, I will avoid it.

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Grandma Gatewood Trail - Old Man's Cave to Ash Cave
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Where are there spots for little ones to swim along trails? I've heard there's a small swim hole on way to devils bathtub? And is TH George trail in old mans cave the lower falls one where you can swim?

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Blue Hen Falls
by Dawn Bazinet

1 Completed 1 Reviews

Great little hike with opportunities to play in the water!

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Miami and Erie Canal Towpath Trail
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12 Completed 5 Reviews

Always a fun ride....

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Sand Run Jogging Path
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

This trail was very clean. Most of the running path was crushed limestone. Many washed out areas from rain but were filled in. Very hilly! Nice peaceful run with friendly people around as well.

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Logan Hollow Trail
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8 Completed 1 Reviews

Did north and south loop.
Trail can go through grass and tall bushes; easy to get wet from dew or rain residue.
Ground is rocky in places.
Sometimes you're following a muddy road that's been driven on and the blazes duck away down a tiny path back into the forest.
Plenty of spider webs that can get in your face during summer.

South loop has a small extra loop on the end.
I went down there and 3 big blazed trees were fallen over on the trail, with a timber rattlesnake in the roots.
On the way through the extra loop there was a spot where the trail runs through a thicket of thorns and the trail hasn't been walked at all recently, the blazes emerge out of the grass about 200 feet up the hill and are nowhere to be seen prior...

There's was a 2nd loop on the end of the south loop that's not mapped and I didn't walk, it appears to be an obsolete trail and has grass and fallen trees all over it.

All that down, I enjoyed the walk.

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Archers Fork Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

COORDINATES ARE INCORRECT: STARTS AT SAINT PATRICKS CEMETARY, NEW MATAMORAS, OHIO I hiked this yesterday. It is a beautiful trail. It has lots to see. I started to the right going towards the cave. A cave, natural rock bridge, numerous rock faces with interesting rock stacks and lots of down timber are the attractions. I crossed over a few streams as well as a few roads. The trail is so well marked I didn't need a map at all. Trail is marked with yellow triangles. You will end up following blue triangles in the mix. There is a marker like every 20 feet. Hands down one of the most marked trails I have ever been on. When you come up on the north country trail and the trail that goes to scenic river on the right, you take the yellow triangle to the left, do not continue down the road. The campsites are plentiful, with a few sites that were nice and large for a group. If you bring water purifying tablets you should not have a problem finding water. There is one campsite where right down from it there is a swimming hole deep enough to swim in. All and all I am quite happy. This trail is rated difficult, and it is. Lots of ups and downs. To comment on the previous review...I don't know how he walked on lots of service roads because i only had to walk maybe 150 feet of service roads. I went on a Monday and heard no atv's at all. I smelled natural gas here and there but it was not enough to mess up the hike by any means. You do see a few roads but there is no traffic up in those back roads. Photos to come.

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Slippery Elm
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

flat paved trail is great for running, rollerblading or biking. It does get some heavy traffic on summer evenings and weekends. The trail goes through some wooded areas and a lot of open farm land, The wind can get pretty intense in the open areas.

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Rock House
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

We did this trail as the finisher of our stay in Hocking Hills. It was a fairly easy trail as we were able to take my one and a half year old daughter and my fifty year old mother with us. The views were beautiful and made it very well worth the hike. The actual Rock House cave was awesome!

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Rowe Woods Trails
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3 Completed 2 Reviews

Very nice. Had a heavyweights feel to the whole thing.

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