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Grandma Gatewood Memorial Hiking Trail

photo: Ash Cave is one of the sights along the trail. Photo by Ramseybuckeye.

Length: 6.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: State
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation

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Location: Rural, hike to Cedar Falls and Ash Cave.
State(s): Ohio
Counties:
Longitude: -82.54104
Latitude: 39.43568

Driving Directions

From State route 33 south of Logan, take state route 664 south to Old Man's Cave. From there, hike to Cedar Falls and Ash Cave. Ash Cave can also be reached from SR 56.

Description

massive rock outcroppings, towering hemlocks, cool & deep gorges laced with clear rushing streams and waterfalls make this a year round paradise. Old Man's Cave is named for the hermit Richard Rowe, who lived in area in 1800's. Waterfall down cliff face.

Additional Details

Width: 36 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1980

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Steve Bennett
Park Manager
Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources
1952 Belcher Dr. Building C-3
Columbus , OH 43224
(614) 265-6561
PARKS.RECEPTION@dnr.state.oh.us

 

Photos

Ash Cave is one of the sights along the trail. Photo by Ramseybuckeye.

Ash Cave is one of the sights along the trail. Photo by Ramseybuckeye.

Old Man's Cave, another sight along the trail. Photo by ForestWander.

Old Man's Cave, another sight along the trail. Photo by ForestWander.

 

Emma Gatewood. Photo by Stratness.

Emma Gatewood. Photo by Stratness.

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