Cincinnati: Redwing Trail Loop

Flowers? Check. Wildlife? Yep. Good trails? You bet. This easy loop in Rowe Woods packs a lot in 4.9 miles, and it’s just a short drive from the I-275 loop.
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Flowers? Check. Wildlife? Yep. Good trails? You bet. This easy loop in Rowe Woods packs a lot in 4.9 miles, and it’s just a short drive from the I-275 loop.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 8.0

Waypoints

RWT001

Location: 39.1250801086426, -84.2456970214844

Swing N on Edge Trail, looping around N side of lake

RWT002

Location: 39.1263809204102, -84.2439727783203

Pass bird blind and photograph Powell Crosley Lake

RWT003

Location: 39.125431060791, -84.2418823242188

Turn L onto Whitetail Trace; path curves to S through young woods and old fields mixed with prairie

RWT004

Location: 39.1202011108398, -84.2401962280274

L @ Y onto Redwing Trail

RWT005

Location: 39.1166725158691, -84.2389068603516

Cross wooded ravine over seasonal stream

RWT006

Location: 39.1139717102051, -84.24560546875

Enter wetlands on raised walkway; head NE

RWT007

Location: 39.1181488037109, -84.2477493286133

Continue L on Redwing Trail through mature woodlands—scientists estimate some oaks to be more than 200 years old

RWT008

Location: 39.120491027832, -84.249397277832

Cross footbridge; in 300 yards, turn L @ Y onto Geology Trail

RWT009

Location: 39.1225090026856, -84.2521286010742

Don’t miss: Observation deck near rocky outcrop overlooks wooded valley

RWT010

Location: 39.1240386962891, -84.2522964477539

Cross stream; turn R @ 4-way and continue on Geology Trail

RWT011

Location: 39.1234893798828, -84.2448425292969

Small waterfalls (3 to 4 ft.) cascade over rocks in Aveys Run

RWT012

Location: 39.124210357666, -84.2433471679688

Turn L onto Edge Trail along boardwalk to close loop