Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a hidden gem nestled just outside Cleveland, Ohio. With miles of hiking trails and activities for all ages, I think Cuyahoga Valley is one of the midwest’s best kept secrets. With over 125 miles of interconnected trails, this diverse park has something for everyone, from easy waterfall strolls to moderate treks.
Before visiting, I’ll admit to being a little skeptical about hiking in Ohio. But once I found out this National Park was less than 2 hours from my in-laws house and super dog friendly – I knew we had to check it out! After several visits exploring Cuyahoga Valley, these are my picks for the best hikes in Cuyahoga Valley to check out on your next visit.