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Travel: Shenandoah National Park Offers Something for Everyone

Randi Walle Randi Walle Travel: Shenandoah National Park Offers Something for Everyone

Virginia is home to one of 11 National Parks east of the Mississippi River. Located along the Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah National Park has nearly 200,000 acres of protected forest, waterfalls, streams, rocky peaks, and wildlife. The park is about a six-hour drive from Columbus and offers attractions for everyone from a casual day-hiker to […]

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Around Ohio: Shawnee State Park Offers Numerous Outdoor Activities

Randi Walle Randi Walle Around Ohio: Shawnee State Park Offers Numerous Outdoor Activities

Shawnee State Park is becoming a popular outdoor destination for Central Ohioans. Known as the “Ohio Smokies,” the 1,000 acre park is surrounded by the 63,000 acre Shawnee State Forest in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Located in West Portsmouth about two hours from Columbus, the park offers opportunities for hiking, biking, kayaking, fishing, […]

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Snow Trillium Hike in Yellow Springs – cancelled

Anne Evans Anne Evans Snow Trillium Hike in Yellow Springs – cancelled

Based on the recent recommendations of the Ohio Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Snow Trillium Hike (previously scheduled for Sunday, March 15, 2020) is canceled. BCWA is acting out of an abundance of caution and with the health of our members and community as our top priority. Individual […]

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2020 Winter Hike: Glacier Ridge

Anne Evans Anne Evans 2020 Winter Hike: Glacier Ridge

Join us for a 2-mile winter hike through the park. Leashed pets are welcome at this hike. Food and hot drinks served after the hike. Fun winter hikes in Columbus Hike to a greener place – Here’s how you can help: – Bring a reusable mug or bowl – Buy a bowl from Friends of […]

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2020 Winter Hike: Highbanks

Anne Evans Anne Evans 2020 Winter Hike: Highbanks

Join us for a 2.5- or 5-mile hike through the park. Food and hot drinks served after the hike. Hike to a greener place – Here’s how you can help: – Bring a reusable mug or bowl – Buy a bowl from Friends of Metro Parks – Car pool with friends – Donate personal hygiene […]

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2020 Winter Hike: Scioto Grove

Anne Evans Anne Evans 2020 Winter Hike: Scioto Grove

Join us for a 1- or 2-mile hike through the park. Leashed pets are welcome at this hike. Food and hot drinks served after the hike. Hike to a greener place – Here’s how you can help: – Bring a reusable mug or bowl – Buy a bowl from Friends of Metro Parks – Car […]

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2020 Winter Hike: Blendon Woods

Anne Evans Anne Evans 2020 Winter Hike: Blendon Woods

Join us for a 2- or 4-mile hike through the park. Food and hot drinks served after the hike. Hike to a greener place – Here’s how you can help: – Bring a reusable mug or bowl – Buy a bowl from Friends of Metro Parks – Car pool with friends – Donate personal hygiene […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION