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Mohican State Park
Photo by Brad Imhoff
Discovery Forest Trail
Length: 2 miles
Trail Description: This trail takes you through an area that was previously clear cut and now is growing back into a forest. It is considered an educational trail
Hemlock Grove Trail/North Rim
Length: 3 miles
Trail Description: This trail stretches from the Covered Bridge all the way past camp to state route 3. This is a one way trail
Pleasant Hill Dam Trail
Length: .75 miles
Trail Description: This trail goes from the Covered Bridge to the Pleasant Hill Dam. Both this trail and the lyons falls trail finish in the same spot, but take different routes to get there. This one is less exciting but shorter.
Mohican State Park is a very popular park located near Perrysville, Ohio. The park contains several waterfalls, a fire tower with 360 degree views, an overlook deck that looks out over a huge gorge, and a beautiful river. The park is home to the Big and Little Lyons Falls, both of which can be accessed by the Lyons falls trail.
Address: 3116 State Route 3 Loudonville, Ohio 44842-9526
Lyons Falls Trail:
Length: 2 miles
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Trail Description: This trail starts at the Covered Bridge and takes you past Big Lyons Falls, Little Lyons Falls, and to the Pleasant Hill Dam. The trail is 2 miles one way. Big Lyons Falls comes first, and is usually low flow but is almost 80 feet tall and also has a recess cave behind it. Next you'll go by Little Lyons Falls, which is only about 25 feet tall but has a very cool cave at the bottom if you're able bodied and confident to go down there. The trail will finish at the Pleasant Hill Dam, which has a decent sized reservoir behind it.
Hogback Ridge Trail:
Length: 1.5 miles
Trail Description: This trail starts at the covered bridge and takes you up the hill to the fire tower. The trail is very steep and follows a stream for most of the way. You can climb to the top of the fire tower for amazing views in every direction.
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