Tags » Cvnp

Wading Into the Wetmore Trails

When I sat down with maps to discover all the trails in the CVNP that I had not yet explored, I found a cluster of four or five all somehow connected to the Wetmore Trailhead. 464 more words

Hiking Goals

A Friend at Furnace Run

As most of the trails I have left to hike in the CVNP are either longer or of greater difficulty (or both!), I’m getting to the point where I have very few trails left that I feel comfortable tackling solo. 383 more words


Ancient rite of spring

For wildlife, springtime is usually when family life begins. The hard winter is nearly gone, spring’s warmth is moving in, and the hope of a summer plentiful with food is ahead; so it is with the Great Blue Herons. 91 more words

The hike was a wise choice

I had been told there was a Screech Owl resident within sight of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s (CVNP) Towpath Trail. I’ve heard about the bird for at least a couple of years. 308 more words

Guide: Gorge Metro Park

The abnormally warm weather we experienced in Ohio called for a spontaneous hike last weekend, so my roommates and I packed into my Jeep for an day hike at… 633 more words


Old Carriage Trail, Pt. 1

Of the trails I have left to explore in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, most are longer and more difficult than the trails I have already checked off my hiking goals list, making my progress on this goal slow considerably. 568 more words


Happy Days Are Here Again

This has to be the strangest “winter” ever in northeast Ohio. We’ve had comparatively few days with snow or temps below the teens, and we’re looking at a week-long forecast of temperatures reaching highs between 60 and 70F. 531 more words