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SAVE THE DATE: 8th Annual Buckeye Trail Winter Hike & Potluck Feast

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Andy N. and Normajean
SAVE THE DATE: 8th Annual 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 Learning Center 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, dessert 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.

Dayton Hikers will provide: plates, bowls, napkins, utensils, water, coffee, tea and hot chocolate.

There will be Dayton Hiker shirts for sale. Additionally, we have Dayton Hiker whistles and the highly coveted Dayton Hiker boot print decals back in stock! This is also a good time to become a donating member for 2021, it only takes a donation of $5 or more.

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.

Tear down: Volunteers are needed 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.
Set up: Volunteers needed to setup on Friday RSVP link is:

Learning Center: 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.

Map Link To Visitor Center:

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.

The hike schedule will be finalized later for 2021. Check out these great hikes from 2020.

Group 1 - 12 Miles Moderate:

Group 2 - 12 Miles Brisk:

Group 3 - 8 Miles Moderate:

Group 4 - 7 Miles Moderate:

Group 5 - 6 Miles Moderate:

Group 6 - 5 Miles Moderate:

Group 7 - 3 Miles Slow-Moderate:

Raffle: There will be a raffle and anyone who RSVP's yes by 5:00 Friday will be automatically entered in the drawing. Winner must be present to win.

The Legal Stuff: The event hosts are just fellow member volunteers, not your hiking guides or guru. By participating in this event, 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. By participating in this event you agree to the Dayton Hikers legal waiver here:

Waiver: By participating in this event you are hiking at your own risk and agree to the Dayton Hikers waiver at:
RSVP opens
Saturday, December 11, 2021
7:00 PM
Caesar Creek Visitor Center
4020 N. Clarksville Road · Waynesville, OH
How to find us

Meet in the conference room. Use map link in event description for directions.

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