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Beginner Brecksville Hike - 3x3 3+ Mi. x 3MPH

We will leave promptly at 6:45 PM.  Sunset on 3/11/13 EST is at 7:29PM.  We will begin our hike in/around the nature center and end on the APT - All Purpose Trail.  As always - hike at your own risk.

Join us for a relaxed pace 3 to 5.0 mile hike by the Brecksville Nature Center/Harriet Keeler Memorial Picnic Pavilion. There will be Hiking OPT-Outs at 3 Miles, and the ability to continue on (up to 5.0 miles) for those - that are increasing their endurance.  No Hiker will be left behind - as long as you come to hike (not do a stroll).  We will meet in the parking lot Tuesday evening.  Depending upon muddy/slippery conditions - our round trip will be from the Nature Center Wildflower Overlook area, through the woods and down towards Station Road Bridge. 

Rating:      Easier-Intermediate due to hills, and uneven terrain.

Distance:   3 Miles, Optional mile(s) add-on, for those wanting to increase endurance

Speed:      3 mph, 20 minutes per mile.

Dogs:        Leashed dogs are welcome - please keep them away from legs of other hikers.

This is a hike.  If you care for only a walk/stroll in the park, we assume the you will want to stay around the Nature Center as the trees and birds are amazing at this time of the year.  You are welcomed to begin with us. Please bring water.

Directions: From I-77 take Exit 149 (SR 82); east on SR 82 past Brecksville Rd. (SR 21) in Brecksville; right on Chippewa Creek Dr. at park entrance; continue past Meadows Dr. to parking area for Brecksville Nature Center, on right. 

8:15 PM, Creekside Restaurant (Tuesday is discount wine night!).  This 6:45 3x3 hiking group does NOT have reservations.  Please respect the 6:30 group's standing-reservation & table - as they call in each week with a count of expected attendees.  We usually sit in the rear-right of the bar area - and (if crowded) Creekside will put us in the party room if the bar area is full.  Creekside:  8803 Brecksville Road (Route 21), Brecksville, OH 44141; (440)[masked];

Cell: [masked] if needed

Map:  http://www.clemetparks.com/pdf/reservations/trailmaps/brecksville%20trail%20map.pdf

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  • Lisa J

    Had a nice time! Nice friendly people! Want to try something a little more challenging next time.

    2 · April 23, 2014

    • Sandi H.

      Yes - -Thought you would want something where you moved faster. Join John's Intermediate Hike -- great people!

      1 · April 23, 2014

    • Lisa J

      I already signed up for Saturday!

      April 23, 2014

  • Petra

    Plans changed and I have my youngest all week. While we will have loads of time to bond etc, I will also be taking him everywhere. Tuesdays are soccer practice so I must be there instead. Enjoy your hike and I should be there next Tuesday.

    April 21, 2014

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