Buckeye Trail: Boston to Pine Lane

  • Wildflower in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.


Dogs Yes

Bird Watching

Fall Foliage

4 (miles)


Out & Back

~240 (+) (Elev. Δ - ft)


The Buckeye Trail from Boston to Pine Lane section is a moderate family friendly hike in Cuyahoga Valley National Park. This hike is an easy way to knock off a small section of Ohio's famous 1,444 mile thru hike. Cuyahoga Valley National Park is very pet friendly, which is not the case for many national parks. Dogs are permitted on trails in Cuyahoga Valley, but they must be kept on leash. The Audubon Society considers Cuyahoga Valley National Park an IBA or Important Bird Area. The park offers incredible bird watching opportunities and is home to more than 200 different bird species. For those looking to stay a while, there is camping available inside and around the park.

Red Tape

Entrance Free, Camping Fees
Contact: Cuyahoga Valley National Park 15610 Vaughn Road Brecksville, Ohio 44141

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