5th ANNUAL DAYTON HIKERS BUCKEYE TRAIL WINTER HIKE & POTLUCK FEAST.
At Caesar Creek Visitor Center.
On The Buckeye Trail At Caesar Creek State Park
What: Join the Dayton Hikers group for a winter hike on the Buckeye Trail and potluck feast at Caesar Creek State Park. The location for this event is the Conference Room at the Army Corps of Engineers Visitor Center at Caesar Creek.
Potluck Feast: Bring a dish to share! We will enjoy a hearty meal after a day of winter hiking. Bring a pot of chili, a crock pot dish, side dish, desert or food item to share with the group. Please remember to bring your serving utensil. Electric outlets, oven and refrigerator are available. The feast will be served at 2:00 pm, whenever the hikes end.
Potluck Coordinator & Room Decorator: Normajean
There is no charge for this event. But bring a dish to share. Donations accepted. You can bring one guest. Indicate this in your RSVP.
Volunteer: Volunteers are need for tear down and clean up. We must do everything ourselves. By 5:00 pm we must be cleaned up, have the lights off and vacated.
Conference Room: The perfect place for our winter hike and potluck feast! It is located right on the blue blazes of the Buckeye Trail! The Conference Room is a beautiful and well equipped place. The room has ample space for over 100 people, plenty of tables, chairs, a modern kitchen, restrooms and lots of parking. The Visitor Center is attached and features interpretive displays, on going short movies, gift shop with trail maps.
Map Link To Visitor Center: https://goo.gl/maps/2LTGm
Hikes: There will be many hikes to choose from ranging from 3 miles to 12 miles in length. Pick the hike that is best for you! Enjoy the beautiful winter scenery of Caesar Creek State Park and the Buckeye Trail. All hikes will use a portion of the Buckeye Trail for their route. The hikes will have varying start times. All hikes will end in time for the potluck feast.
Sign Up For One Of These Great Winter Hikes:
Group 1 - 12 Miles Moderate:
Group 2 - 12 Miles Brisk:
Group 3 - 8 Miles:
Group 4 - 6 Miles:
Group 5 - 4 Miles Slow:
Group 6 - 3-4 Miles:
The Buckeye Trail: For nearly 1,400 miles, the Buckeye Trail winds around Ohio, reaching into every corner of the state. From a beachhead on Lake Erie near Cleveland, to a hilltop overlooking the Ohio River in Cincinnati, a hiker can experience a little of all that Ohio has to offer. The Buckeye Trail follows wooded footpaths, country roads, within both rural and urban settings.
Raffle: We will raffle off some cool swag from our sponsors and friends. Anyone who RSVP's yes here is automatically entered in the drawing. The drawing will take place at 4:00 pm. Winner must be present.
Caesar Creek Trail Map: