Ohio View Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This trail connects with the North Country trail and winds down to the Ohio River with breath-taking views.

There are two trailheads for the Ohio View Trail. One is at either end of the trail.:

  • Ohio View Trailhead (Hwy 260): 81° 6' 15.444" W; 39° 31' 44.4354" N
  • Ohio View Trailhead (Hwy 7): 81° 6' 34.272" W; 39° 28' 32.5554" N

At a Glance

Operational Hours:
  • Open 24 hours a day year-round to hiking.
  • Open to mountain bikes during open season only.
Fees No fees required. 
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: New Matamoras, OH
Water: None
Operated By: Marietta Unit, Athens Ranger District, 27750 Star Route 7, Marietta, OH 45750 740-373-9055

General Information

Directions: Trailhead is along State Route 7 between Newport and New Matamoras. Trail runs between State Highway 7 and SR 260.

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Day Hiking

This is a 7-mile linear trail that begins in the Ohio River Valley and winds through shady coves of big trees, a wildlife pond, the side hollows of Collins Run, across brooks, and weaves through interesting rock outcroppings. Parking is along Route 7 between New Matamoras and Newport. The trail ends at State Route 260 near Yellow House.

Difficulty Level: Difficult

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