Saturday, December 5, 2009

Winter Hikes At Metro Parks Starting Soon!

Columbus Metro Parks are beautiful any time of the year. But there is something special about hiking in the snow and crisp, fresh air. Beginning in January, Columbus Metro Parks will begin their Winter Hikes series. Bring your friends and family for a hike through the fields and forests of your Metro Parks. Enjoy the sights and sounds of nature in winter.

• 13 hikes
• Refreshments
• Guided and self-guided hikes
• Complete seven hikes for a decorative patch

Hike Schedule:
  1. BLACKLICK WOODS - Saturday, January 2nd |10 a.m. 2 or 4 miles
  2. SHARON WOODS - Saturday, January 9th |10 a.m. 1.5 or 3.5 miles
  3. SCIOTO AUDUBON - Saturday, January 16th | 10 a.m. 2 miles
  4. PRAIRIE OAKS * - Sunday, January 17th |2p.m. 1, 3 or 5 miles
  5. CLEAR CREEK - Saturday, January 23rd | 10 a.m. 1, 2, 3, 5 or 7miles
  6. INNISWOOD - Sunday, January 24th | 2p.m. 2 miles
  7. THREE CREEKS - Saturday, January 30th | 10 a.m. 1, 3 or 5.6 miles
  8. CHESTNUT RIDGE - Sunday, January 31st |10a.m. 1.4 or 2 miles
  9. BLENDON WOODS Saturday, February 6th | 10 a.m. 2, 4 or 6miles
  10. HIGHBANKS - Saturday, February 13th | 10 a.m. 2.5 or 5 miles
  11. GLACIER RIDGE - Sunday, February 14th | 2 p.m. 2 miles
  12. SLATE RUN - Saturday, February 20th | 10 a.m. 2 or 4.5 miles
  13. BATTELLE DARBY CREEK - Saturday, February 27th | 10 a.m. 2, 4 or 6miles
* meet at Darby Bend Lakes

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