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Thru-Hiking the Buckeye Trail: Things That Will Change the Way You See Ohio
Buckeye Trail Program & Book Signing Free and Open To The Public Title: Thru-Hiking the Buckeye Trail: Things That Will Change the Way You See Ohio Program Description: On an 88-day thru-hike of Ohio’s Buckeye Trail, Andy "Captain Blue" Niekamp made the most amazing long-distance journey of his life. As he walked his home state through wilderness, farmland, small towns, big cities, rural and urban areas, he discovered Ohio in a way that can be only experienced on foot. Captain Blue‘s stories about the people and places, past and present will change the way you see Ohio. His beautiful photos and experiences will surely inspire you to hike the Buckeye Trail. Book signing after the program. Andy's book "Captain Blue on the Blue Blazes" is available for purchase at this program for $15.00 (cash & credit cards) Presented by: Franklin Public Library More Info: http://www.outdooradventureconnection.com/programs.php

Franklin Public Library

44 E 4th St · Franklin

What we're about

Public Group

The Dayton Hikers group is the largest and most active outdoor recreation group in the Dayton, Ohio area. We are a community of people who enjoy hiking and outdoor activities. Joining Dayton Hikers is fast, free and easy. We don’t have dues, meetings, officers or a newsletter.

Come hike with us and meet other people who share a love for hiking! All interested people are welcome to join whether you are a beginner hiker or a seasoned backpacker. Most members are from the Dayton region but anyone is welcome to join.

We are all about getting exercise, making friends, exploring nature, living a healthier lifestyle and making our community a better place to live!

Live To Hike … Hike To Live

Andy Niekamp
Group Organizer

Dayton, Ohio - The Outdoor Adventure Capital of the Midwest!

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