Fall Hike at Blendon Woods

October is Prime Time for hiking. The air is cool and crisp, there's a certain smell and feel, and the colors are amazing. All through October we are going to be hiking one of our amazing MetroParks. This week, We are hiking Blendon Woods.

Blendon Woods is a great park.  We're going to hike the Sugarbush trail.  This is 2 mile trail that is mostly wooded, so we should be able to get a great view of the changing leaves.  We'll finish up with a short hike to Thoreau Lake for a great view of the wetlands. 

Directions: From I-270, take State Route 161 exit (30B) toward New Albany onto E. Dublin-Granville Road. Go 1.6 miles then take the Little Turtle Way exit and turn right. Go to Old State Route 161 and turn right. Entrance is 1/2 mile on left.

Park Map: http://www.metroparks.net/MapBlendonWoods.aspx

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  • Linda K.

    What a great hike! I got my mileage in, enjoyed the weather, and met new hikers.

    October 24, 2013

  • Susan m.

    I had a good time. Good group of people, nice scenery and burned some calories too!

    1 · October 22, 2013

  • Jeff

    Leaf colors were starting to show some gorgeous shades, the path was good, the people great as usual.

    1 · October 22, 2013

  • Leslie

    I am so sorry I missed the hike - it was a perfect day for it! Hope you all enjoyed it.

    October 22, 2013

  • Mack

    Got a blister on my foot from Darby hike , cant make this one .

    October 22, 2013

  • Tina

    Not going to make it.

    October 22, 2013

  • Tina

    This will be my first meet up also and as long as the furnace repair person finishes up I will be there. Looking forward to it!

    October 22, 2013

  • Libee

    This will be my first meet up so I will join you in looking dazed and confused Cindy =]

    1 · October 21, 2013

  • Marlene

    If the weather turns lousy tomorrow I won't be there but right now I am a go for this.

    October 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Can't wait.

    October 21, 2013

  • Cathi

    Looking forward to another nice trek!

    October 21, 2013

  • Marilyn K.

    Sorry, I posted in error and cannot attend. I am a senior and looking for slower hikes with other seniors. Any suggestions? Thank you.

    October 21, 2013

    • Phil

      We will be walking at approximately 2 m.p.h. You may want to check out the Casualwalking Meetup group or lead a seniors only hike with this group.

      October 21, 2013

  • Mike

    Is there anyone who is familiar with the park that can lead this hike? I won't be able to make it.

    October 12, 2013

    • Phil

      Yes (per our conversation)

      October 17, 2013

  • Ken

    Where are you planning to meet/start?

    October 16, 2013

  • Gabrielle K.

    I'll be working

    October 14, 2013

  • ChaChee K.

    Starting a new job. Tuesday evenings are out for me. Hopefully will be able to meet up on another day.

    October 10, 2013

  • Diane B.

    I didn't realize Blendon Woods was so big. Look forward to hiking

    October 7, 2013

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