Buckeye Trail Winter Hike - Group 2
Length: 12 miles
Duration: 4 hours
Expected Pace: Brisk
Guests Permitted?: Yes. One guest max.
Passport Hike: Caesar Creek and Buckeye Trail
Hike Description: This hike is a loop hike using the Buckeye Trail (blue) and yellow trail on the southern perimeter of Caesar Creek Lake. This group will hike the loop counter-clockwise, heading first to the dam and Pioneer Village.
You will return from this hike in time for the potluck dinner at 2:00pm.
Map Link To Visitor Center: https://goo.gl/maps/2LTGm
Dress: Dress for the weather! Dress in layers. Boots, hat, gloves, scarf, windbreak layer, and layers for upper and lower body. Wool, silk and synthetic fibers are best. Avoid cotton.
Hiking Gear: Bring appropriate winter hiking gear including trekking poles, gaiters, boot traction devices (YakTrax), day pack, snacks and water.
Potluck Feast Info: Sign up for the potluck feast afterwards and bring a dish to share. Link: https://www.meetup.com/DaytonHikers/events/258732692/
About Caesar Creek State Park: Caesar Creek State Park is highlighted by clear blue waters, scattered woodlands, meadows and steep ravines. The 3,741-acre park offers some of the finest outdoor recreation in southwest Ohio including boating, hiking, camping and fishing.
Park Map: http://www.daytonhikers.com/Caesar-Creek-State-Park-Trail-Map.pdf
The Legal Stuff: Your hike leader is just a fellow member volunteer. By participating in this hike, you assume all risks of liability and injury inherent in hiking activities. You are responsible for your own safety and for determining if you are in a condition fit to participate. If you have any doubts, you should consult your doctor. You are also responsible for knowing and abiding by all laws and hiking rules during your participation on this hike.
Waiver: Participants hike at their own risk and agree to the Dayton Hikers waiver at: https://daytonhikers.com/waiver/