Solo Backpacking the Hardest Hike in Ohio

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[pin 📍 /] [geo lat=‘38.74139’ lon=’-83.19731’ adr=‘Forest Service Rd 16, West Portsmouth, OH 45663-8906’ tel=‘740-858-6685’ url=‘’ trail=‘usa:ohio:shawnee’]Shawnee Forest Backpack Trail[/geo]

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Solo hiking the South Loop of the Backpacking Trail in Shawnee State Forest in Ohio. 18 miles or so of difficult terrain in what is known as one of the hardest hiking spots in Ohio. It’s also known as “The Little Smokies of Ohio”.

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