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Stanford Trail

Intermediate
 4.1 (10)

Hilly, unpaved trail with several very steep sections.


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Map Key

1.5

Miles

2.4

KM

90%

Runnable

854' 260 m

High

670' 204 m

Low

300' 92 m

Up

117' 36 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Spring

Runner Notes

The trail isn't especially rocky, but there are a few roots to keep an eye open for.

Description

This trail starts from the Stanford House parking lot, which is easily reached via the Towpath Trail. We recommend parking at Boston Store Visitor Center and going north on the Towpath until you reach the small connector trail.

You'll pass by a few back country campsites (operated by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park) before entering into the woods. The greenery is lush and abundant. You'll come across a few steep, challenging climbs, a few bridge crossings, and some stairs. Eventually, this trail joins up with Brandywine Gorge at which point you can either continue on or turn back.

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Shared By:

Maggie Olson

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  4.1 from 10 votes

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Photos

Trees above the Brandywine Falls!
Oct 8, 2017 near Boston…, OH
Brandywine Falls in October
Oct 28, 2019 near Boston…, OH
End of Stanford Trail and beginning of Brandywine Gorge Trail.
Sep 21, 2020 near Boston…, OH
Brandywine Gorge Trail
Sep 21, 2020 near Boston…, OH
Stanford Trail
Sep 21, 2020 near Boston…, OH
Stanford Trail
Sep 21, 2020 near Peninsula, OH

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