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Columbus: Zaleski Backpack Trail (South Loop)

This 11.7-mile loop is loaded with backcountry treats: an old mining town, Indian ceremonial grounds, abandoned roads, stellar ridgeline views, and several designated campsites.

Trip Tools

To Trailhead

Follow US 33 S to Nelsonville. Turn R onto OH 278. In 15 miles, park near trailhead on R across from Hope Furnace.

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