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Leisure Brecksville Hike - 3x3 3+ Mi. x 3MPH

We will leave promptly at 6:45 so that we finish the hike before sundown.  

Join us for a relaxed pace 3-4 mile hike by the Brecksville Nature Center/Harriet Keeler Memorial Picnic Pavilion. We will meet in the parking lot Tuesday evening.  Depending upon muddy/slippery conditions - our round trip will be from the Nature Center Wildflower Overlook area down towards Station Road Bridge. 

Rating:      Easier-Intermediate due to hills, and uneven terrain.

Distance:   3 Miles, Optional mile(s) add-on, for those wanting to increase endurance

Speed:      3 mph, 20 minutes per mile.

Dogs:        Leashed dogs are welcome.

This is a hike.  If you care for only a walk/stroll in the park, we assume the you will want to stay around the Nature Center as the flowers and birds are amazing at this time of the year.  You are welcomed to begin with us. Please bring water.

Directions: From I-77 take Exit 149 (SR 82); east on SR 82 past Brecksville Rd. (SR 21) in Brecksville; right on Chippewa Creek Dr. at park entrance; continue past Meadows Dr. to parking area for Brecksville Nature Center, on right. 

8:15 PM, Creekside Restaurant (Tuesday is discount wine night!)

8803 Brecksville Road (Route 21), Brecksville, OH 44141; (440)[masked];

Cell: [masked] if needed


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  • Sandi H.

    New Hikers - - thank you for joining us (sorry I couldn't meet you all). I'm sure Becky did a great job! Next week - Tuesday September 3 - 6:45PM Hike - - I will be out of town again - - and then back until the snow falls. If anyone wants to volunteer to help be an event host, please let me know! Thanks in advance.

    August 30, 2013

    • Dawn

      I finally got to the Brecksville hike. So glad I did. I'm planning on going more, so hope to meet you soon! And , yes, Becky is awesome! Nice to meet everyone there.

      August 31, 2013

  • Pat

    tennis shoes are fine. Not hard hiking. The 6:30 group is a little tougher.

    1 · August 26, 2013

    • Cindy

      Thanks, Pat!

      August 26, 2013

    • Sandi H.

      Cindy - Pat is correct! Dark tennis shoes are the best. We hike in the woods when it isn't muddy.

      August 27, 2013

  • Sandi H.

    Becky will be leading the hike tonight. It will start at 6:45. She will probably be going on the All Purpose Trail (APT) and the trail that follows the APT down to the CVNP Train Station.

    August 27, 2013

  • Cindy

    I haven't been here yet. I usually hike in the Akron area. Is this a tennis shoes or hiking boots kind of hike? Thanks!

    August 26, 2013

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