Blue Hen Falls, Ohio

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is a surprisingly beautiful national park. Outside of Cleveland, there is this very peaceful area that has been set aside for the enjoyment of all. Inside the park are multiple waterfalls that are surprisingly easy to visit.

Blue Hen Falls is the smallest of the three falls I saw in the park, but it is still pretty nonetheless. I viewed the falls in late July, when the water was probably not at its highest, but there was still water flowing. I just bet there is more in April and May. After viewing Blue Hen Falls, you can also easily visit Buttermilk Falls, which is easily found by continuing down the trail and jumping across the creek a few times.

Directions:

  1. On I-271, take exit #18 onto OH-8.
  2. Head south on OH-8.
  3. Once you reach E Twinsburg Road, turn onto E Twinsburg Road, which will become W Twinsburg Rd.
  4. Go to Brandywine Road and turn east. Brandywine Road will become Olde Eight Road.
  5. Turn west onto Boston Mills Road. On your right will be a one-way road where you can park to visit Blue Hen Falls. There is also a parking lot on the left side of the road that is much easier to park at, though it does add a short amount of distance to your hike.
  6. From there, follow the rather obvious trail downhill to Blue Hen Falls.

Accessibility: 9/10 (easy)
Height: 15′
Length of Hike: 0.2 miles round-trip

Blue Hen Falls in August 2009

Where in the World is Blue Hen Falls?

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