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Spring is here! Visit one of your Geauga parks to enjoy it - activity abounds right in your backyard!

• Fulfill your longing for fresh air and a nice long hike. Start at The West Nature Center and hike to the new Falls Trail with the stunning Affelder Falls. Or click Find a Park above for hiking on our more than 77 trails.

• Break out those bicycles and ride The Maple Highlands Trail. Did you know plans are underway to pave the southern section through the Village of Middlefield?

• So many birds, flowers and amphibians show up in a big way March through May. Join a naturalist to spot some! For what's available, click Find a Program/Event above.

There is truly something for everyone.
We'll look forward to seeing you this spring!


Take a daytime-nighttime tour of The West Woods'
vernal pools with Chief Naturalist John Kolar!

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Home Sweet Habitat

The West Woods Nature Center

Carlene Exline, Karen Leonard, Noah’s Child, Lisa Ruschman & Barbara Yoxall May 19 - July 25


Free wi-fi access is available at The West Woods Nature Center, Big Creek Park's Meyer Center & Observatory Park (SSID/name gcPUBLIC, password GCpublic)

For non-emergency ranger calls, please dial 440-279-0814.

Unscheduled closures are posted on WKYC and WEWS in Cleveland, as well as Facebook and Twitter.

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National Trails Days: Hike Around The Reservoir
Saturday, June 3, 10 AM-2 PM
Headwaters Park, Grounds
Join a naturalist for a 7-mile hike of the preserve side of East Branch Reservoir not normally open to the public.

Polliwog Paddle Family Canoe (Ages 5+ w/adult)
Sunday, June 4, 1-3 PM
Eldon Russell Park, Horwath's
An easy-paced, short-distance float on the wildlife-rich Upper Cuyahoga River for families.

Geauga Walkers: Summer Picnic
Tuesday, June 6, 12-2:30 PM
The West Woods, Turkey Ridge
Join other active seniors on weekly hikes in Geauga County and the surrounding area.

-- program requires pre-registration

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