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. Today's trail is even more complicated, because I can't hike it all in one go. … Continue reading Old Carriage Trail, Pt. 1

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. Trees and shrubs are budding like mad, crocuses and snowdrops are blooming, and lawns (and weeds!) are … Continue reading Happy Days Are Here Again

Winter on the Tree Farm Trail

In reading about the various trails throughout the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, I found the description of the Tree Farm Trail especially appealing. It starts from Horseshoe Pond, a peaceful and scenic spot, covers an easy 2.75-mile path, and was once part of a local Christmas tree farm. The description also indicated its popularity with … Continue reading Winter on the Tree Farm Trail