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Super Easy, Short, I CAN DO IT, Rehab hike Big Creek Reservation

Description: This is a short hike on a flat, wide trail that begins at the north end of the parking area and makes a loop through land west of Lake Isaac, passing a marsh pond, pine woods, and an old orchard. I will be leading this hike on crutches, thus this will be super slow and we will be stopping to smell the roses. This is the perfect hike for the absolute beginner and those of you nursing injuries or having disabilities of your own. I, for one, am sick of not being on the trail because of my injuries and am starting these rehab hikes so that I can enjoy the many beautiful trails in Northeast Ohio despite my current physical condition. I hope some of you will decide to come out and join me.

Distance: 1.25 miles

Hiking time: Less than 1 hour

Dogs: Leashed, well behaved dogs are welcome.

Kids: All terrain stroller friendly, kids welcome.

Directions: From I-71 take exit for Bagley Rd. in Middleburg Heights; left (east) on Bagley; right (south) on Big Creek Parkway; continue past Fowles Rd. to Lake Isacc, on right.

Parking: There is a limited parking area adjacent to Lake Isaac. If possible try to car pool.

 

Note: This hike is taken from the 4th Edition of Cleveland on Foot by Patience Cameron Hoskins and pre-hiked by me prior to this meetup. As always, we make all attempts to make these hikes as safe as possible for all involved and will not leave anyone behind. But please keep in mind your own personal abilities and remember we all hike at our own risk. The leader of this hike, Northeast Ohio Hiking Club, nor meetup is responsible for any injuries you may sustain as a result of participating in this event. Your RSVP, means that you understand the risks possible in participating in the hike.

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  • julie

    it was a perfect weather and great trail for beginner level

    July 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Super easy hike. Great location! Introduced me to a new path. Overall, Fantastic!

    July 13, 2013

  • Liz B

    Thanks everyone for joining me on this hike! I had a great time and it was nice yo meet some new people.

    July 13, 2013

  • Kathy M.

    Im sorry, Liz. I double booked myself. I wish you all the best and hope to join you next time.

    July 12, 2013

  • Robin

    Sending good vibes Liz, for your venture back out on the trail ... NEO Hiking is blessed to have your inspiration each & every day.

    1 · July 12, 2013

  • marie

    I really would like to get out in the parks but since my illness I can't walk fast. Hope this is up my speed or should I say down to it.

    1 · July 12, 2013

  • julie

    i am a beginner , sounds this is perfect hike to me

    1 · July 5, 2013

  • Kathy M.

    Good to hear from you. I've been wondering. How long ago was the accident?

    July 3, 2013

    • Liz B

      The original accident was a year and a half ago but I have had 5 femur related surgeries since then. The last being a month ago.

      July 4, 2013

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