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Explorers Series

Please join us each month as we explore a different park in Geauga County by boot, bike, paddle, or skis. Each experience provides a fun way to get outdoors, meet new people, and learn more about the natural, historic, and cultural beauty of our county. 

The activities are physically easy and typically take about an hour to an hour and a half. Many are led by a park naturalist or other knowledgeable individual who shares their insights about the natural and historic aspects of the park.

Outings start at 10:30am, typically at the park's main parking lot. Any and all are encouraged to attend, including well-behaved four-legged friends (on leash.) 

Activities take place rain, snow, or shine.

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2020 Explorers Series - 
Mark Your Calendars!

DATE                             LOCATION

February 1                 The Rookery - hike or snowshoe (17 pairs available for loan)
March 7                     Beartown Lakes Reservation - hike
April 11                        Affelder House - hike
May 7                         Big Creek Park - birds & blooms with a naturalist
June 6                       Veterans Legacy Woods - hike
July 11                         Punderson State Park - boardwalk hike
August 1                    Bass Lake Preserve - kayak with a naturalist (17 kayaks available for loan)
September 12          Thompson Ledges Park - hike
October 3                 Scenic River Retreat, Munson Twp. - hike
November 7             Burton Wetlands Nature Preserve - back-country, off-trail hike
December 5             TBA

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Photos from Past Hikes

Autumn in Sunnybrook Preserve
Amazing trees in Headwaters Park
Sap is running at Swine Creek!
Mush!
On the way to Ansel's Cave in The West Woods