Hiking The Buzzard Roost Rock Trail

The 4th most popular hiking trail in Ohio.

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In Adams County, the hiking trail passes a Monolithic dolomite dome, 3 sides are 75' cliffs on the east side of Ohio Brush Creek, 500’ above. It is north of wooded greenbriar ridge and part of 11,000 acre Edge of Appalachia Preserve operated by the Nature Conservancy and the Cincinatti Natural History Museum (513) 544-2880. Red cedars & young hardwoods line trails. Junipers and praire wild flowers are abound during summer months.

To reach the hiking trailhead for Buzzard Roost Rock from West Union, head east on SR 125. Just across the bridge over Ohio Brush Creek, turn left on TR 5 (old state route 125). A small parking area is available on the south side of the road.

Overall, Buzzard Roost Rock Trail is the 4th most popular hiking trail of all 26 hikes in Ohio.


Local Contact(s):  Ohio Visitor Bureau (800) BUCKEYE.

Recommended Book:  "50 Hikes In Ohio" from Ralph Ramey

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  7/5/2016

ID:  6959


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