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Keep Moving / Keep Warm Woods Fitness Hike

  • Stoller Road Trail

    Marion Ave. Rd., Mansfield, OH (map)

    40.722313 -82.600510

  • We will meet at the parking area on Marion Ave. Rd. where it makes a big bend from east/west to north/south (on Marion Ave. Rd. between Charolais Rd. and Orweiler Rd). Please note that the pin on the map may not be accurate.
  • TYPE: Woods Hike| PACE: Fitness -- 3-4 mph on hilly terrain  | TERRAIN: Woods trail with hills, pretty clear of vegetation, plenty of trip hazards | DIFFICULTY: Moderate | DISTANCE:  5 miles | TIME:  Approximately 2 hours

    The Stoller Road Trail is on the north side of Clearfork Reservoir. The reservoir was created in 1949 to be the primary water supply for the city of Mansfield. My assumption is that Stoller Road existed prior to 1949 and ran through what became the lake. Sections of old roadbed are still evident on portions of the trail. There is a network of upper trails created by area off-road bicyclists -- and open to hikers -- that wind and loop, traversing a number of ravines. This hike will be primarily on the network of upper trails.

    Meeting Location Details: 

    Parking: Parking available at our meeting point described in "How to find us," above.

    Breaks, Restrooms: No restrooms.

    Weather: Will be cancelled for severe weather (thunderstorms, high winds, deep snow).

    Consider Bringing: 

    •Comfortable socks and good traction athletic footwear (waterproof footwear as needed, pref. NON cotton socks)

    • Light backpack w/water and snack foods (almonds, bars, fruit) -- optional

    Sunglasses & Sunscreen?

    • Bring many thinner layers depending on anticipated temperature (especially important for cold-weather hiking) and light rain gear just in case.

    Cancellation:  Check back on this site for cancellation.

    Your RSVP acknowledges that you choose to walk at your own risk. You accept the risks inherent in participating in Just Walk Richland walks and release Just Walk Richland, it’s managers, members, leaders, employees, and anyone else directly or indirectly connected to Just Walk Richland from any liability in the event of injury and damages of any nature to you or anyone else cause by your participation in this walk.

    Happy Walking!

    Your host,

    Kate [masked] or [masked])

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